A couple weeks ago I was out with my Dad looking at some home sites in a new neighborhood. We swung by the construction trailer so my Dad could ask some questions.
As I sat there, I noticed a dish of fruit-flavored Tootsie Rolls. I read the ingredient list. And would you believe it? All three flavors—cherry, lemon, and orange—have partially hydrogenated soybean oil as the third ingredient.
Tootsie Rolls are one of the last places I expected to see trans fats. But the more I learn about what's in different foods, the less I'm surprised...
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