Latest Saturated fat Stories
Dairy products can be high in harmful saturated fat but not necessarily in risk to the heart.
EAGLE, Idaho, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to heart-healthy produce, consumers can put a check next to IdahoÂ® potatoes on their shopping list.
PARAMUS, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, maker of heart-healthier food products, is helping put a little love in Mom's heart this Mother's Day with its original eCards. And, it's a gift that keeps on giving.
Australian researchers in a new study found that kids who use low-fat choices in place of regular dairy products consume less saturated fat but do not seem to lose weight.
NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When purchasing food and beverages, U.S. adults are aware of basic nutritional facts of these products and how to manage their weight. In addition, Americans think that locally sourced produce is an important aspect of food choice.
Eating more n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, commonly known as omega-3 fatty acids, may help carriers of a genetic variant on the perilipin 4 (PLIN4) gene locus lose weight more efficiently.
Dietary and lifestyle changes significantly reduce elevated triglycerides (a type of blood fat), which are associated with heart, blood vessel and other diseases, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Statement Highlights: - Diet and lifestyle changes that include substituting healthy fats for unhealthy saturated and trans fats, engaging in regular physical activity and losing excess weight can reduce triglycerides - a blood fat - by 20 percent to 50 percent. - New clinical recommendations include reducing the optimal triglyceride level from <150 mg/dL to <100 mg/dL, and performing non-fasting triglyceride testing as an initial screen. DALLAS, April 18, 2011...
Animal cell membranes are a bilayer of phospholipids (charged fat molecules) made up to various degrees of fatty acids that must be acquired from the diet.
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) illustrates that short-term, high-fat "splurges" within one's diet could actually bring about cardioprotective properties during a heart attack.
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