Latest Monounsaturated fat Stories

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.

2009-02-25 10:25:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a unified effort to help address the public health concern of obesity in Michigan, MidMichigan Health will go trans fat free effective March 1.

2009-02-25 06:00:00

Omega-9 Canola and Sunflower Oils drive better restaurant menu options INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Heart Health Month marks a significant milestone in North America with the reduction of nearly a half billion pounds of trans and saturated fats over the past three years.

2009-01-13 13:48:59

A research group from the University of Cordoba has managed to determine the beneficial dietary effects of a protein ketogenic diet rich in olive oil.

2008-12-09 15:21:49

Saturated fats from butter, cream and meat, as well as trans fats found in hydrogenated oils can boost heart disease risk, a Canadian researcher said.

2008-07-21 03:00:39

By Rosa, Jolyn Okimoto What's red, white and blue, larger than an elephant and smells like macadamia nuts? The answer is a custom-made macadamia oil press, which for Oils of Aloha generates not only oil but also revenue.

2008-04-12 00:45:00

Trans-fats, which are found in baked goods, snacks, and cooking fats, among other things are already known to clog arteries, and are therefore being phased out of foods. What some might not have known is that they raise the risk of getting breast cancer, according to European researchers.

2007-04-16 16:50:00

A major change in the national diet is under way: Heart-damaging trans fat is rapidly disappearing from grocery aisles and restaurant food, too. But are its replacements really healthier?

2006-08-07 16:59:08

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A study shows that eating one meal high in saturated fat can impair the ability of high-density lipoproteins (HDLs), the "good" cholesterol, to ward off inflammation of the blood vessels, which is thought to be a key event in vascular disease.

2006-07-13 11:35:00

Contrary to some past studies, new research suggests that intake of fatty acids found in fish may help prevent age-related maculopathy, a deterioration of the eye's retina that can lead to blindness.

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