Latest Monounsaturated fat Stories

2010-03-23 07:27:58

Although for nearly 60 years people have been urged to decrease their consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease, until now there has been surprisingly little scientific evidence that doing so actually decreased the risk of coronary heart disease events.

2010-02-09 14:02:00

Give a Gift for the Heart with "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen" Cookbook CHICAGO, Feb.

2009-10-10 07:39:22

Individuals who follow the Mediterranean dietary pattern -rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish- appear less likely to develop depression.

2009-09-23 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world, so having a heart-smart diet is important to everyone's health. People with diabetes especially need such a diet as they are at greater risk for heart disease and having it occur earlier in life.

2009-09-14 07:15:00

Blame your brain for sabotaging your efforts to get back on track after splurging on an extra scoop of ice cream or that second burger during Friday night's football game.

2009-09-01 07:25:16

Well known as the heart healthy diet, the Mediterranean diet may offer more benefits for diabetes patients. Meals filled with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats beat the traditional low-fat diet in a recent study.

2009-08-13 06:45:40

Elderly people who ate lots of fruits, vegetables, legumes, cereal and fish and generally avoided red meat and poultry and who were physically active had a lower risk of Alzheimer disease, according to a new study. In a second study, adherence to a Mediterranean diet was associated with slower cognitive decline, but was not associated with a decreased risk of dementia.

2009-08-11 21:14:39


2009-06-26 15:41:06

High intake of dietary fats from red meat and dairy products was associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study published online June 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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.

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