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Eating Red Meat Associated With Increased Risk Of Diabetes
2013-06-18 12:53:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has drawn an association between red meat consumption and Type-2 diabetes. This is hardly the first time red meat has been accused of increasing a person´s risk of Type-2 diabetes, but what makes this study different from the rest is its size. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health and the National University of Singapore conducted this study as a...

2013-06-17 23:22:03

Coconut Oil UK is offering a new discount of £2 off the first order. Coconut Oil UK is dedicated to bringing you a wealth of knowledge about Virgin Coconut Oil and how it benefits the body. London, UK (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 A great many celebrities are turning to Virgin Coconut Oil because of the health benefits it brings. After twenty years of being frowned upon, Coconut Oil is the saturated fat that is back by demand. Fitness guru Jillian Michaels recommends cooking with a tablespoon...

2013-06-17 23:18:24

When it comes to heart disease, myths and misconceptions abound. Believing in and following these can increase the chances of having a heart attack. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Knowledge about heart disease changes quickly, but our beliefs don't always keep up. As a result, misconceptions abound. The June 2013 issue of the Harvard Heart Letter addresses ten commonly held but mistaken, ideas about heart disease. For example, many people believe that everyone with heart disease should...

Vegetable Fats Lower Risk Prostate Cancer
2013-06-11 11:20:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The debate over which kind of fat is better for the body continues with a pair of new studies which find themselves in the veggie camp. Specifically, these studies deal with men who eat fats after they´ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Doctors often recommend cutting back on the fat (or at least the “bad” fats) with age or after a diagnoses such as this. These new studies from both sides of the US find that...

2013-06-03 08:26:25

New Scientific Literature Review Documents Canola Oil's Health Benefits WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A comprehensive review of scientific evidence shows that consuming canola oil instead of other fat sources enhances health and can help consumers comply with expert dietary fat recommendations. Studies conducted over the past 25 years about the health effects of canola oil, analyzed in the June 2013 peer-reviewed journal Nutrition Reviews, confirm canola...

Adding Corn Germ, Beef Tallow Does Not Change Quality Of Pork
2013-05-28 13:28:39

American Society of Animal Science A recent paper published in the Journal of Animal Science suggests producers may want to adjust pig diets when including distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS). Some producers believe that feeding pigs saturated fats will undo the fat-softening effects of DDGS. Firmer fat means longer-lasting pork. But researchers from the University of Illinois found that including saturated fats in DDGS diets makes no difference in fat quality. The...

2013-05-15 04:21:28

MUMBAI, India, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - An activecomponent of lauric acid, monolaurin shows promising anti - microbial results - Coconut oil is the second best source after mother's milk A workshop conducted by HEAL Foundation in the city recently identified a 12 carbon medium chain fatty acid namely Lauric acid which showed superior immune modulating property. Experts revealed that lauric acid gets converted to a biologically active...

2013-04-25 10:32:52

Scientists at the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Human Nutrition Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, led by Dr. Martin Ronis have determined that dietary substitution of saturated fats enriched in medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for polyunsaturated fat prevents the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD occurs in patients with obesity and type II diabetes and is being...

2013-04-24 16:26:16

DENVER, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), namely DHA and EPA found in fatty fish, are associated with lower risk of heart failure mortality in adults with chronic heart failure or who have experienced a heart attack. These fatty acids may also benefit young adults at risk of cardiovascular disease due to impaired fetal growth and low birth weight. These findings and more are summarized in the April 2013 PUFA Newsletter. A study of 1,203...

Canola Oil May Reduce Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome
2013-03-30 06:34:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Consuming certain types of vegetable oil could lower a person´s abdominal fat and reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome, a team of US and Canadian researchers claim in a new study. Metabolic syndrome is a group of medical disorders that combine to increase a person´s risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it occurs in one out of every three Americans and one out of every five Canadian adults. Now,...