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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...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

An innovative and easy way to learn about the naturally-healthy Mediterranean diet and recipes, along with in depth nutritional information, is now available at the recently launched Blog site, SuzyEats.com. Norwood, NJ (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 An innovative and easy way to learn about the naturally-healthy Mediterranean diet and recipes, along with in depth nutritional information, is now available at the recently launched Blog site, SuzyEats.com. "If you've ever tried to follow a low-fat...

2011-03-19 00:00:28

Certified nutritionist and exercise specialist Isabel De Los Rios helps dieters by offering Mediterranean-style healthy meal plans that focus on natural, metabolism boosting foods. De Los Rios earned a pre-med degree in Exercise Physiology from Rutgers University and her scientifically based Diet Solution Program has helped more than 50,000 people lose weight permanently. Florham Park, NJ (PRWEB) March 18, 2011 Dieters in search of healthy meal plans based on the metabolism boosting foods...

2011-03-10 07:18:40

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The Mediterranean diet has proven beneficial effects not only regarding metabolic syndrome, but also on its individual components including waist circumference, HDL-cholesterol levels, triglycerides levels, blood pressure levels and glucose metabolism, according to this study. "The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome is increasing rapidly throughout the world, in parallel with the increasing incidence of diabetes and obesity, and is now considered a major public health...

2011-03-08 02:45:21

New study shows it's a sound recipe for healthy living The Mediterranean diet has proven beneficial effects not only regarding metabolic syndrome, but also on its individual components including waist circumference, HDL-cholesterol levels, triglycerides levels, blood pressure levels and glucose metabolism, according to a new study published in the March 15, 2011, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. The study is a meta-analysis, including results of 50 studies on the...

2011-02-25 14:19:00

TURLOCK, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- You are what you eat. We have heard it a thousand times but for most of us it hasn't translated to our diet and our lifestyles. Healthy diets equal a healthy body. The Mediterranean Diet focuses on natural healthy foods such as fresh vegetables, olive oil, citrus, and healthy dairy. Karoun Dairies (www.karouncheese.com) delicious, natural and growth hormone-free Yanni Grilling Cheese is high in protein and lower in fat making it an ideal...

2011-02-09 07:10:00

ROME, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovena USA is proud to announce that its new consumer brand, Olivari Mediterranean Olive Oil, secured first place in the cooking category of the 2011 Product of the Year awards due to its patented Pop-Up Pourer. The way consumers use olive oil will never be the same again. The award-winning Pop-Up Pourer springs from the bottle as soon as the cap is removed to reveal a professional-style pourer that delivers a clean, drip-free pour of olive oil....

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2011-01-27 10:25:00

According to a Spanish study published Wednesday, eating "junk foods" - foods with high levels of trans-fats and saturated fats - increases the risk of depression confirming previous studies. Researchers also showed that some products, such as olive oil, which is high in healthy omega-9 fatty acids, can fight against the risk of mental illness. Authors of the wide-reaching study, from the Universities of Navarra and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, followed and analyzed the diet and lifestyle of...

2011-01-27 08:46:39

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Eating foods pumped full of trans-fats and saturated fats increases the risk of suffering from depression, according to a new study. However, researchers found that consuming olive oil protects against this illness. Investigators confirmed their theory after studying 12,059 volunteers over a six-year period. The participants had their diet, lifestyle, and ailments analyzed three times throughout the study. At the beginning of the study, none of the volunteers had...

2011-01-24 15:24:38

According to new studies in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association Asthma is one of the world's most common chronic diseases, affecting as many as 300 million people. It is estimated that by 2025 there could be an additional 100 million people with the disease. This rapid increase in asthma is most likely due to changing environmental or lifestyle factors, and over the last 15 years, changing diet has emerged as a promising contributor. Two studies published in the in the February...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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