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Ben & Jerry’s: The Unhealthiest Employee Benefit Ever!

Now  Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream has at long last admitted that, not only is it not “All Natural” as they have claimed since their company’s inception, but that it actually contains deadly partially hydrogenated oils better known as trans fats.  Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream also contains alkalized cocoa, corn syrup and artificial vanilla (vanillin) or other ingredients that either don’t exist in nature or that have been chemically modified. Ben & Jerry are a couple of phonies, or at least the corporate giant, Unilever, these two hypocrites sold out to is. They screwed over their franchisees in various ways and many have concluded that Ben & Jerry’s has become just “another corporation”, a far cry from the “socially conscious” corporation it once was. Numerous blogs have denounced founders Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield as a couple of garden variety sellouts Continue reading

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How to Avoid Deadly Trans Fats

Any oil that is partially hydrogenated should never be consumed because it contains trans fats. It is one of the deadliest substances found in processed foods and it operates stealthily, like a cat burglar who steals your most valued possessions at night while you sleep. The purpose of hydrogenation is to solidify the oil so that it can be made to resemble foods such as butter. It gives processed foods the desired texture that real foods have. Trans fats can double the size of a processed food such as a candy bar for little additional cost as well as dramatically increase the shelf life of the food. The reason a prepackaged snack cakes are still spongy after a year of sitting on a shelf is because they contain trans fats. Continue reading

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