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2012-01-31 12:57:07

-A study conducted within the framework of the NUTRIMENTHE project —coordinated by the University of Granada- revealed that infants born to mothers who consumed a considerable amount of fish during pregnancy score higher in verbal intelligence and fine motor skill tests, and present an increased prosocial behavior. -Blood samples were collected from 2 000 women at 20 gestational weeks and from the umbilical cord of the infant at birth Can pregnant women improve their progeny´s...

Fried Foods Are Okay When Using Healthier Oils
2012-01-25 09:24:37

A new study has found that the link between fried foods and heart disease is not true when it comes to using olive or sunflower oil for frying, reports BBC News. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, found no association between the frequency of fried food consumption in Spain -- where olive and sunflower oils are used most often -- and the incidence of heart disease. However, the British Heart Foundation cautions that people should think twice about “reaching for...

2012-01-23 12:30:00

Ringing Cedars of Russia.org releases study on vital health properties of Ringing Cedars Oil as the richest source of unsaturated fatty acids. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 The full version is available at http://www.ringingcedarsofrussia.org/articles/ringing-cedars-oil.php According to the conclusions of a new scientific study present by Ringing Cedars of Russia.org the Ringing Cedars Oil , also known as Siberian Cedar Nut Oil from the Ringing Cedars of Russia company, is an...

2012-01-10 23:41:35

New process for producing biodiesel from microalgae oil The available amount of fossil fuels is limited and their combustion in vehicle motors increases atmospheric carbon dioxide levels. The generation of fuels from biomass as an alternative is on the rise. In the journal Angewandte Chemie, Johannes A. Lercher and his team at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen have now introduced a new catalytic process that allows the effective conversion of biopetroleum from microalgae into diesel...

2011-12-30 08:00:00

Sustainable Foods Expert and Healthy Chef, Gen Anderson, of the TV culinary series Gen´s Guiltless Gourmet, shares five simple New Year´s Resolutions that give people the power to take charge of their health and the health of the planet. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) December 30, 2011 Celebrity Chef, Gen Anderson, creator and host of Gen´s Guiltless Gourmet, a healthy and eco-conscious cooking series premiering on PBS stations in 2012, unveils her top five New Year´s...

2011-12-22 15:17:32

    Scientists at the University of Granada have shown that oleic acid and hydroxytyrosol —present in a particularly high concentration in virgin olive oil— and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids —found in fish— relieve the symptoms of pancreatitis.     The researchers evaluated the role of Mediterranean diet ingredients in the prevention and mitigation of cell damage. Oleic acid and hydroxytyrosol —present in a particularly high...

2011-12-21 19:08:52

Lean beef can contribute to a heart-healthy diet in the same way lean white meats can, according to nutritional scientists. The DASH diet -- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension -- is currently recommended by the American Heart Association to lower cholesterol and reduce risk of heart disease. People following the DASH diet are encouraged to eat fish and poultry, but not much beef. According to the Centers for Disease Control about 26 percent of American deaths are caused by heart...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'