Latest Saturated fat Stories

2014-04-30 10:18:48

More research is needed to better understand the important role that dietary fats play in optimal health, said a panel of leading food and nutrition scientists Friday at an American Society for Nutrition (ASN) pre-annual meeting session. More than 130 academic and industry food and nutrition scientists and registered dietitians attended the half-day ASN Satellite Symposium: Let's Chew the Fat: Current Thinking on Dietary Fats and the Food We Eat, held from 1-5 pm at the San Diego Bayfront...

Free Ride? Statin Users Are Consuming More Calories
2014-04-28 13:23:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Statins are drugs designed to lower cholesterol in individuals at increased risk for cardiovascular disease, and a new study has suggests that these drugs are giving people a false sense of security. According to the study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, individuals taking statins between 2009 and 2010 were consuming more calories and fat compared to those who used statins 10 years earlier. "We believe that this is...

2014-04-28 12:31:16

Data Also Shows Snacking Away From Home Contributes Extra Calories SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Specific foods consumed by young children are leading to excessive intake of saturated fat and sodium in their daily diets. New research presented today at the Experimental Biology 2014 conference shows cheese, hotdogs, whole and 2 percent milk are among the top foods and beverages contributing to saturated fat and sodium intakes of toddlers and preschoolers. Since milk is key in...

2014-04-22 12:32:57

Setting Record Straight on Unique Plant's Healthy Oil CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canola oil is widely regarded as heart-healthy and versatile by health professionals and chefs, but some consumers may not understand why - or know what canola is in the first place. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140421/76820 "Canola is often confused with rapeseed, but the two crops and their oils are distinctly different both compositionally and nutritionally," explains...

2014-04-07 23:29:22

“Positive And Side Effects Of Fast Food Consumption On Health,” a new report on the website Vinamy.com uncovers some fast food benefits and its negative effects on health. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Fast food is a kind of food that can be prepared and served very quickly. Common types of fast food include sweet desserts, salted snack foods, candy, gum, fried fast food, carbonated beverages, milkshakes, and soft drinks. Fast foods can include sandwiches, burgers, chips, hot...

Cutting Saturated Fat Intake Won't Prevent Heart Disease: Study
2014-03-18 07:23:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research led by the University of Cambridge may give butter lovers everywhere a reason to rejoice. Published in the March 18 edition of Annals of Internal Medicine, the study raises questions about the current guidelines that call for restrictions on the consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease. The international research collaboration analyzed existing cohort studies and randomized trials on links between...

The Demonization Of Saturated Fats
2014-03-06 11:38:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a newly published editorial from a British Medical Journal publication, saturated fats have been mistakenly “demonized” over the last 60 years. Writing for BMJ Open Heart, Dr. James DiNicolantonio, an associate editor at the journal, said a diet low in saturated fat doesn’t necessarily lead to a lower risk of heart disease or a longer life. “There is no conclusive proof that a low-fat diet has any positive...

2014-02-25 14:17:11

New research from Uppsala University shows that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat. This is the first study on humans to show that the fat composition of food not only influences cholesterol levels in the blood and the risk of cardiovascular disease but also determines where the fat will be stored in the body. The findings have recently been published in the American journal Diabetes. The study involved 39 young adult men and women of normal weight, who...

2014-02-11 23:04:58

You're hearing everywhere what you should eat for a healthier heart, but here's a list of what you want to avoid putting on your grocery list. Mexia, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Every February, millions join together to raise awareness for Heart Health Month by hosting events, honoring loved ones and spreading healthy information to help those fighting heart disease. The information surrounding heart healthy foods is plentiful, but what if you want to know what not to eat?...

2014-01-30 23:21:54

Substituting butter, margarine with olive oil increases heart health, and reduces cholesterol. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 February is full of candy hearts, paper hearts and chocolate hearts, but what about healthy hearts? Botticelli is making the latter an integral part of National Heart Month by touting the benefits of olive oil over butter and margarine and asking consumers to “Make the Switch.” For the month of February, Botticelli is inviting consumers to post on its...

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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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