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Trans Fats From Ruminant Animals May Be Beneficial
2011-09-08 04:51:33

  A Canadian review, published in the latest edition of Advances In Nutrition suggests that trans fatty acids from ruminant animal sources, dairy, beef and lamb, may have beneficial health effects including reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Dr. Spencer Proctor, one of the review authors and Director of the Metabolic and Cardiovascular Diseases Laboratory at the University of Alberta in Canada says, “The body of evidence clearly points to a change needed...

2011-06-23 15:05:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stepan Company (NYSE: SCL) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary Stepan Specialty Products, LLC has acquired the Clarinol®, Marinol® and Pinnothin® product lines of Lipid Nutrition B.V., a part of Loders Croklaan B.V. The acquired product lines will be integrated into Stepan's Food and Health Specialties business, which will be renamed Stepan Lipid Nutrition. "The Lipid...

2011-05-26 16:21:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The word is out from Hollywood. Schwarzenegger-style workouts and exotic diets aren't the only way today's stars have managed to stay buff and beautiful. It now seems that an exclusive cadre of stars have also been taking a very special dietary supplement to help keep get their ripped abs ready for the camera! Just a few gel caps per day and their stomachs stay flat and lean with almost no other efforts! So what is the big secret?...

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2011-05-19 10:12:56

Analysis of dairy intake and heart attack risk found no statistically significant relation in thousands of Costa Rican adults. Dairy foods might not harm heart health, despite saturated fat content, because they contain other possibly protective nutrients, researchers say. Dairy products can be high in harmful saturated fat but not necessarily in risk to the heart. A newly published analysis of thousands of adults in Costa Rica found that their levels of dairy consumption had nothing to do...

2011-04-04 22:33:19

The findings could relate to known association between human social isolation and elevated cancer risk Stress from social isolation, combined with a high-fat diet, increases levels of a brain neurotransmitter "“ neuropeptide Y, or NPY "“ in mice that then promotes obesity, insulin resistance, and breast cancer risk, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, a part of Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). Major increases in NPY levels are seen when...

2011-03-21 19:54:54

A daily dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, for 16 weeks can improve such health measures as good cholesterol, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and inflammation in obese postmenopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes, according to new research. This finding comes about 18 months after the same researchers discovered that safflower oil reduced abdominal fat and increased muscle tissue in this group of women after 16 weeks of daily supplementation. This combination of health measures...

2011-01-06 17:05:26

Elevated fat and cholesterol levels found in a typical American-style diet play an important role in the growth and spread of breast cancer, say researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson. The study, published in the January issue of The American Journal of Pathology, examines the role of fat and cholesterol in breast cancer development using a mouse model. The results show that mice fed a Western diet and predisposed to develop mammary tumors, can develop larger tumors that are...

2010-12-23 17:01:41

Specially designed probiotics can modulate the physiology of host fat cells say scientists writing in Microbiology. The findings could lead to specialised probiotics that have a role in the prevention or treatment of conditions such as obesity. Scientists from the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC), Cork, University College Cork and Teagasc, in Ireland engineered a strain of Lactobacillus to produce a version of a molecule called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). When this engineered...

2010-12-14 14:45:00

ROSEMONT, Ill., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're unsure about what foods to eat to maintain a healthy diet, you're not alone. Increasing evidence continues to point people back to basics - and reach for the milk. A study to be published in the January edition of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals that drinking three glasses of milk per day may lead to an 18% decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. The research conducted at Wageningen and Harvard Universities,...

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2010-12-14 13:57:45

Snapshot of international published research in 2010 reveals continued evidence If you're unsure about what foods to eat to maintain a healthy diet, you're not alone. Increasing evidence continues to point people back to basics "“ and reach for the milk. A study to be published in the January edition of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reveals that drinking three glasses of milk per day may lead to an 18% decreased risk of cardiovascular disease. The research conducted at...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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