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2006-01-19 19:05:00

LONDON -- Wine drinkers have healthier diets than people who prefer beer, according to research reported by Danish scientists on Friday. They tend to buy more fruits, vegetables, olives, low fat cheese and cooking oil than beer drinkers who are more likely to consume ready meals, soft drinks, sugar, sausages, lamb and butter or margarine. "This study indicates that people who buy wine purchase a greater number of healthy food items than those who buy beer," said Professor Morten Gronbaek of...

2005-08-12 08:09:14

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City wants restaurants to narrow their list of ingredients - and maybe some waistlines - by cutting out trans fats. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said the voluntary change could also help fight the city's biggest killer, heart disease. To comply, chefs would have to dump many margarines and frying oils, and possibly reworking long-held recipes for baked goods. The New York State Restaurant Association supports the effort, Executive Vice President E....

2005-07-13 12:25:00

NEW YORK -- Striking a balance between two healthy forms of dietary fat may be key to lowering blood cholesterol, a small study suggests. Researchers found that a diet rich in a new type of sunflower oil -- which had relatively high concentrations of both polyunsaturated fatty acids and monounsaturated fats -- bested olive oil when it came to lowering levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol among 31 men and women. The findings, say the researchers, point to the importance of replacing saturated fats...

2004-12-29 10:11:11

Omega-3 and omega-6 acids are vital to a healthy diet HealthDay News -- Whether you've been counting carbs, calories, or fat grams, you can help your body by paying attention to what are known as fatty acids -- specifically, omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. These essential chemicals can't be manufactured by the human body, so they must be obtained from dietary sources or supplements. The primary food source for omega-3 fatty acids is certain types of fish -- Atlantic salmon and other fatty,...

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