Coast Guard gets heart healthy by removing artificial trans fats from menus

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kip Wadlow) PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard’s focus on increased heart health will begin Monday, Sept. 1, as the service stops the use of artificial trans fats, also known as partially hydrogenated oils in its dining facilities. “(In order) to protect the long term health and operational readiness of our work force, the Coast Guard is adopting the evidence...