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2009-07-07 14:50:00

A study comparing how two common dietary oil supplements affect body composition suggests that both oils, by themselves, can lower body fat in obese postmenopausal women with Type 2 diabetes.

2009-06-29 08:24:06

Between the 1932 and 2008 Olympic Games, world record times of the men's 100m sprint improved by 0.6 seconds due to improved training techniques and technological advances

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.

2009-05-14 18:52:40

People who eat fish, nuts and olive oil may lower their risk of age-related blindness, Australian researchers said.

2009-04-22 10:13:24

Eating fatty fish and marine omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, seems to protect men from heart failure according to one of the largest studies to investigate the association.

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2009-04-02 11:35:00

Egyptian researchers have reported findings that the omega 3 fatty acid found in fish oils are able to shrink the size of tumors in mice as well as help boost the healing properties of a chemotherapy drug.

2009-03-25 10:41:40

Omega-3 fatty acids appear protective against advanced prostate cancer and this effect may be modified by a genetic variant, U.S. researchers said.

2009-03-25 09:39:45

For the first time, researchers have found something that can protect against advanced prostate cancer, and it's as simple as choosing the right things to eat.

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.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.