Trends in Food over the past century

Data from US Food Supply database: NFS database

It’s interesting to compare rising obesity and diabetes to declining use of butter:

Obesity Trend:

Butter Trend:

Butter consumption in the US

Butter consumption in the US

and animal fats:

Animal Fats

Animal Fats

Now, compare this to Hydrogenated Soybean Oil(!):

Hydrogenated Soybean Oil

Hydrogenated Soybean Oil

And vegetable shortening in general, which is generally hydrogenated:

Vegetable Shortening

Vegetable Shortening

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