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2013-06-27 23:24:22

Flavor Your Life discusses the composition of olive oil and how the presence of certain fats can be essential in diets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 On June 27, Flavor Your Life, a campaign dedicated to promoting olive oil and specific classifications like extra virgin Italian olive oil, reports that olive oil contains specific nutritional benefits, like healthy fats, that can positively affect a diet. Olive oil, which is created from pressing the juice out of the olive, is the only...

2013-04-22 23:04:36

Flavor Your Life offers commentary on the top reasons why people should consume more extra virgin olive oil. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 On April 22, Flavor Your Life compiles a list of top reasons to consume more extra virgin olive oil as part of a daily diet. According to Flavor Your Life, extra virgin olive oil is different from other types of vegetable oil. It provides more health benefits and contains oleic acid, a substance that promotes weight loss. Studies have shown that...

Canola Oil May Reduce Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome
2013-03-30 06:34:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming certain types of vegetable oil could lower a person´s abdominal fat and reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, a team of US and Canadian researchers claim in a new study. Metabolic syndrome is a group of medical disorders that combine to increase a person´s risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it occurs in one out of every three Americans and one out of every five Canadian adults. Now,...

2012-07-04 01:40:50

Women with a higher intake of dietary saturated fats have fewer mature oocytes available for collection in IVF, according to results of a study from the Harvard School of Public Health funded by the US National Institutes of Health. The study investigated the effect of dietary fat (classified as total, saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated, omega 6, omega 3 and trans) on a range of preclinical and clinical outcomes in women having IVF. Results showed that the intake of saturated fat was...

Specific Salad Dressings Impact Nutrient Absorption
2012-06-20 06:02:13

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com [ Watch the Video ] When shopping for salad dressing, the flavors can run the gamut. Thousand Island, Ranch, Sweet and Sour, and others — not to mention the dozen options of fat, non-fat, and low-fat. However, a new study helps consumers better understand what dressings can help them absorb the most nutrients. Researchers from Purdue University found that certain salad dressings can help consumers get the best nutrients and vitamins from their...

Study Links Saturated Fat To Cognitive Decline
2012-05-21 04:28:00

Saturated fats, already decried by health experts because past studies have linked them to cardiovascular and other diseases, could actually impair how well a person's brain functions, according to a new study published Friday in the Annals of Neurology. In the paper, researchers from Brigham and Women´s Hospital in Boston analyzed the diets of more than 6,000 women aged 65 or older over the course of four years, Brian Fung, associate editor at The Atlantic, wrote late last week....

2012-05-19 00:04:31

It has been known for years that eating too many foods containing "bad" fats, such as saturated fats or trans fats, isn't healthy for your heart. However, according to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), one "bad" fat–saturated fat–was found to be associated with worse overall cognitive function and memory in women over time. By contrast, a "good" fat–mono-unsaturated fat was associated with better overall cognitive function and memory. This study is...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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