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Researchers from Purdue University found that certain salad dressings can help consumers get the best nutrients and vitamins from their salad.
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.
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.
In a study published in Nutrition Research, researchers looked at the association of out-of-hand nut (OOHN) consumption with nutrient intake, diet quality and the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome in both children and adults.
RICHMOND, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc.
Eating more n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, commonly known as omega-3 fatty acids, may help carriers of a genetic variant on the perilipin 4 (PLIN4) gene locus lose weight more efficiently.
DAVIS, Calif., Feb.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the U.S. government released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with few changes since the 2005 version.
The addition of monounsaturated fat (MUFA) to a cholesterol-lowering dietary portfolio in patients with mild to moderate elevated cholesterol levels increased HDL by 12.5% and lowered LDL levels by 35%.