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2014-03-07 16:22:46

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study just released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that different flavors of peanuts - salted, spicy, honey-roasted, or unsalted - result in positive health benefits. The study, "A Randomized Trial on the Effects of Flavorings on the Health Benefits of Daily Peanut Consumption," was conducted at Purdue University and included over 150 men and women who incorporated peanuts into their daily diet for 12 weeks....

2014-01-22 08:29:20

Sterol/Stanol Softgels Offer a Convenient Way to Improve Cholesterol Levels NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A research study published this month in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics demonstrates the effectiveness of a sterol/stanol ester softgel capsule for lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in individuals with high cholesterol levels. Plant sterols and stanols occur naturally in plant-based foods and have been shown to decrease...

2013-12-23 23:22:37

The new “Foods To Reduce Cholesterol” article written by Peter Schiff on the website Healthreviewcenter.com teaches people how to balance cholesterol level naturally. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The brand new ”Foods To Reduce Cholesterol” article penned by Peter Schiff on the website Healthreviewcenter.com delivers to people nutrition advice to decrease cholesterol level safely. This report is specifically designed for those men and women who want to keep their...

Corn Oil Better At Reducing Cholesterol
2013-12-07 06:23:03

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study reveals that corn oil significantly reduces cholesterol with more favorable changes in total cholesterol (TC) and LDL-C than extra virgin olive oil. Dr. Kevin C. Maki, of Biofortis, the clinical research arm of Mérieux NutriSciences, presented the study findings at the American Society for Nutrition's Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference earlier this week. The study was comprised of 54 healthy...

2013-12-06 12:24:54

Plant Sterols Naturally Found in Corn Oil Linked to Heart Health Benefits WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Corn oil significantly reduces cholesterol with more favorable changes in total cholesterol (TC) and LDL-C than extra virgin olive oil, new research shows. The findings were presented today at the American Society for Nutrition's Advances & Controversies in Clinical Nutrition Conference by lead researcher, Dr. Kevin C Maki, PhD, of Biofortis, the clinical research...

2013-11-17 23:01:04

A new article released on the site Healthreviewcenter.com offers 10 natural ways to lower cholesterol. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 17, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com introduces 10 natural ways to lower cholesterol. This article is useful for people who want to learn the truth about cholesterol and how to reduce cholesterol level quickly. Firstly, the writer indicates that people should drink alcohol in moderation because drinking excessively will lead to many health...

2013-08-21 08:22:48

What those health claims on food and beverage really mean; plus, those consumers can trust YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The package says "heart healthy," "reduces cholesterol," or "maintains digestive health." But what do these food labels really mean? The full report on tricky food labels is available in the September 2013 issue of ShopSmart. "Promises of better health, weight-loss and more can be enticing, but claims can be misleading and you may not be doing...

2013-07-12 23:36:45

Lotus Group of USA is proud to announce the launch of Lotus Nutraceuticals, a dedicated business unit for research and manufacturing of specialized all-natural supplements to help people enjoy a healthier life. After years of research and information gathering, Lotus is excited to launch a lineup of quality all-natural supplements to improve health and overall well-being coupled with very affordable prices targeting specific ailments that are chronically affecting the global population....

2013-06-19 11:08:46

Daniel Perlman '68 solves phytosterol dispersability problem Senior Brandeis research scientist Daniel Perlman ´68 has discovered a way to make phytosterol molecules from plants dispersible in beverages and foods that are consumed by humans, potentially opening the way to dramatic reductions in human cholesterol levels. A U.S. patent (number 8,460,738) on the new process and composition was issued on June 11. Phytosterols in plants and cholesterol molecules in animals are highly...

2013-01-08 08:29:59

As Part of the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet, Sterol/Stanol Softgels Offer a Convenient Way to Improve Cholesterol Levels NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Pharmavite LLC: A research study published this month in the journal Nutrition demonstrates the effectiveness of a sterol/stanol ester-based softgel capsule for decreasing LDL cholesterol in...