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2014-01-30 23:21:54

Substituting butter, margarine with olive oil increases heart health, and reduces cholesterol. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 February is full of candy hearts, paper hearts and chocolate hearts, but what about healthy hearts? Botticelli is making the latter an integral part of National Heart Month by touting the benefits of olive oil over butter and margarine and asking consumers to “Make the Switch.” For the month of February, Botticelli is inviting consumers to post on its...

FDA Paves Way For Elimination Of Trans-Fat In America's Food
2013-11-09 06:58:18

[ Watch the Video: FDA Wants To Trim The Fat, Literally ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By now, you’ve probably seen the news about the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) waging war on trans-fats. The preliminary determination states that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), being the primary dietary source of artificial trans-fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. And the FDA claims it arrived at this decision...

2012-06-15 06:23:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Think giving your grandparents omega-3 fish oil supplements will help in preventing cognitive decline? Researchers say, no! According to a new Cochrane systematic review, older people who take omega-3 fish oil supplements are not reducing their chances of losing cognitive function. Based on the available data from studies lasting up to 3.5 years, the researchers concluded that the supplements offered no benefits for cognitive health over placebo capsules or...

2012-03-29 10:24:57

ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that its margarine products will be featured in the newly-released film, "Margarine Wars." "Margarine Wars" premieres on March 29 at the Arclight Theater on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, California. Bunge's food truck M.O.E. II, which stands for Mobile Oil Experts and travels the U.S. promoting zero trans-fat per serving frying oils and trans fat free...

2012-03-29 02:10:12

Knowing the nutritional content of foods doesn't equate to healthy eating A study by Université Laval's Maurice Doyon and French and American researchers shows that U.S. consumers know surprisingly more about the fat content of the foods they buy than their French counterparts. Paradoxically, the obesity rate is nearly three times higher in the United States (35%) than it is in France (12%). In light of these results, published in a recent edition of the British Food Journal,...

2012-03-13 23:35:23

Might the "Twinkie defense" have a scientific foundation after all? Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown — by each of a range of measures, in men and women of all ages, in Caucasians and minorities — that consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFAs) is associated with irritability and aggression. The study of nearly 1,000 men and women provides the first evidence linking dTFAs with adverse behaviors that impacted others,...

2012-03-05 23:27:16

Does fat have a taste? About five years ago, animal studies first revealed the presence of entirely novel types of oral fat sensors or receptors on the tongue. Prior to this time, it was believed that fats were perceived only by flavor and texture cues. With this new information, “everything that we thought we knew about fat perception got turned on its head,” said Beverly Tepper, a professor in the Department of Food Science at Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological...

2012-02-10 05:00:00

MUMBAI, India and NOIDA, India, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge India Private Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG) ("Bunge India") and Amrit Banaspati Company Limited ("Amrit Banaspati") today announced that Bunge has completed the previously announced acquisition of the edible oils and fats business of Amrit Banaspati. Bunge India also completed the acquisition of rights to GAGAN, the vanaspati brand held by Amrit Corp. Limited. About Bunge...

2012-02-09 10:49:54

Blood levels of trans—fatty acids (TFAs) in white adults in the U.S. population decreased by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the Feb. 8 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is the first time CDC researchers have been able to measure trans fats in human blood. CDC researchers selected participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) years 2000 and 2009...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blood levels of trans-fatty acids (TFAs) in white adults in the U.S. population decreased by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the Feb. 8 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is the first time CDC researchers have been able to measure trans fats in human blood. CDC researchers selected participants from the National Health and Nutrition...