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2009-06-16 10:50:00

Partially hydrogenated vegetable oils in processed foods contain trans fatty acids that interfere with the regulation of blood flow. A new report reveals a new way in which these "trans fats" gum up the cellular machinery that keeps blood moving through arteries and veins.

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2009-04-30 06:45:39

A new study suggests that an increase in the number of news stories describing the health risks of trans fats seem to be affecting the nation’s shopping habits.

2009-04-22 21:05:40

News about the harmful effects of trans fat, may influence consumers' purchases of foods containing it, but not for long, U.S. researchers found. Lead author Jeff Niederdeppe of the University of Wisconsin said that in 2006, the U.S.

2009-04-21 08:09:47

News coverage about the harmful effects of trans fat, combined with labeling information, may influence consumers' short-term purchases of foods high in trans fat, but is not enough to prompt shoppers to avoid these potentially artery-clogging purchases over the long term, according to a study in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

2009-03-23 05:00:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S.

2009-03-12 17:26:00

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Fewer than half of Americans know that the "better" fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) can help reduce their risk of heart disease, according to a recent survey by the American Heart Association. See video from the American Heart Association at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/aha_36307/ "Heart disease remains the No.

2009-03-09 08:46:29

The western Canadian province of British Columbia has set limits on the amount of trans fats allowed in foods served in restaurants. Provincial Minister of Healthy Living and Sports Mary Polak said any provincially licensed food service will be required to comply with the new regulation by Sept.

2009-02-25 10:25:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unified effort to help address the public health concern of obesity in Michigan, MidMichigan Health will go trans fat free effective March 1.

2009-02-17 13:32:00

U.S. Soybean Growers' Foresight Credited with Industry's Strong Business Performance in Tough Economic Times ST. LOUIS, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- With the U.S. economy in crisis, it's clear that strong domestic industries are essential, including food and agriculture. When the U.S.

2008-12-09 15:21:49

Saturated fats from butter, cream and meat, as well as trans fats found in hydrogenated oils can boost heart disease risk, a Canadian researcher said.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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