Latest Polyunsaturated fat Stories

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.