Signs for fast foot restaurants are seen on a street in Los Angeles on Monday, July 28, 2008. In South Los Angeles, fast food is also the easiest cuisine to find, and that's a problem for elected officials who see it as an unhealthy source of calories and cholesterol. The City Council is poised to vote Tuesday on a moratorium on new fast-food restaurants in a swath of the city where a proliferation of such eateries goes hand in hand with more fat adults and chunky children than other areas of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, the American Medical Association has thrown its weight behind legislation to ban the use of trans fats in restaurants nation-wide. The group, representing nearly a quarter million doctors, had previously only suggested people use healthier fats instead.
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