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Omega-3 Fatty Acids - When Too Much Is Too Bad
2013-10-29 05:10:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While the consumption of omega-3 fatty acids has been previously associated with positive health effects, new research the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes & Essential Fatty Acids suggests that excessive amounts of the substances could have negative consequences. Previous research has linked omega-3s with a reduced risk of cardiovascular death and other cardiovascular disease outcomes, and WebMD reports that there is...

2013-10-25 23:24:28

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life details the nutritional value of olive oil and how it promotes overall health. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign dedicated to providing the latest olive oil industry news, shares some of the health benefits of olive oil and why it should be incorporated into your diet. Extra virgin olive oil is the only fat that comes from being pressed from a fruit. The monounsaturated fats found in...

2013-10-25 10:35:02

For those suffering from cardiovascular disease, pharmaceutical or surgical interventions are sometimes the only way to improve their health. While lifestyle changes alone won’t help in those situations, doctors as Baylor College of Medicine say that making healthy choices should still be a cornerstone of reducing the risk for development of cardiovascular disease. “In some cases, lifestyle changes can help eliminate the need for pharmacologic therapy to treat certain risk factors such...

Study Challenges Risk Of Saturated Fats
2013-10-25 10:50:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The cardiovascular risk of eating butter, cheese, red meat and other foods high in saturated fat has been overstated, and the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are being overprescribed, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal. Study author Aseem Malhotra, and interventional cardiology specialist registrar at Croydon University Hospital in London, wrote that while “the...

2013-10-22 23:30:40

Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses a recent research study reporting on the relationship between common pain killers and heart attacks, strokes, and ulcers in the stomach and small intestine, along with other side effects. He also discusses recent research into a natural alternative derived from fish. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Many patients consult Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP looking for non-drug and...

2013-10-02 23:26:44

More than half of peri and post-menopausal women are estimated to suffer from dry eye. New study findings published in the October issue of Cornea show that daily dietary supplementation for six months is effective in improving ocular irritation symptoms and halting the progression of moderate to severe dry eye. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 New Study Findings: One of the Only Controlled Trials to Show Significant Impact on Dry Eye with a Nutritional Product Study findings...

2013-09-30 23:40:31

Qualitas Health was pleased to learn that gram for gram, algal oil from the microalgae Nannochloropsis oculata offers better EPA uptake into blood plasma than krill oil, according to a recent study. Jerusalem, Israel (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Published in the journal Lipids in Health and Disease, the cross-over study compared the appearance of fatty acids in blood plasma of healthy humans after consuming a high fat breakfast. The meal was accompanied by a 1.5g dose of total omega-3s from...

2013-09-30 10:23:05

A major scientific breakthrough in the development of renewable energy sources and other important chemicals; The research team succeeded in producing 580 mg of gasoline per liter of cultured broth by converting in vivo generated fatty acids For many decades, we have been relying on fossil resources to produce liquid fuels such as gasoline, diesel, and many industrial and consumer chemicals for daily use. However, increasing strains on natural resources as well as environmental issues...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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