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Wellness Wednesday: Trans fats, Children Anesthesia, Glycemic Index

The FDA says the ban on Trans fats will prevent an estimated 20,000 heart attacks every year.

The Food and Drug Administration recently announced  the food industry has three years to phase out processed trans fats. Coming up on Wellness Wednesday, a look at the dangers behind trans fats and the recent 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 


  • Natalie Stephens, registered, licensed dietitian at the OSU Wexner Medical Center’s University Hospital East 
  • Dr. Andreas Loepke, anesthesiologist for the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Dr. John Swartzberg, chair of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Wellness Letter 

Berkeley Wellness Newsletter

This show originally aired on June 24, 2015 at 11 a.m.