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FDA Paves Way For Elimination Of Trans-Fat In America's Food
2013-11-09 06:58:18

[ Watch the Video: FDA Wants To Trim The Fat, Literally ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By now, you’ve probably seen the news about the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) waging war on trans-fats. The preliminary determination states that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), being the primary dietary source of artificial trans-fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. And the FDA claims it arrived at this decision...

Study Links Moderate Chocolate Consumption With Lower BMI
2013-11-07 18:32:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Choco-holics rejoice! According to a new study in the journal Nutrition, higher consumption of chocolate is associated with a lower amount of body fat and less abdominal fat, regardless of regular physical activity, diet and other factors. The study was performed using data from the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) study, which included almost 1500 Europeans between the ages of 12 and 17. Study...

2013-10-25 10:35:02

For those suffering from cardiovascular disease, pharmaceutical or surgical interventions are sometimes the only way to improve their health. While lifestyle changes alone won’t help in those situations, doctors as Baylor College of Medicine say that making healthy choices should still be a cornerstone of reducing the risk for development of cardiovascular disease. “In some cases, lifestyle changes can help eliminate the need for pharmacologic therapy to treat certain risk factors such...

Study Challenges Risk Of Saturated Fats
2013-10-25 10:50:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The cardiovascular risk of eating butter, cheese, red meat and other foods high in saturated fat has been overstated, and the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins are being overprescribed, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the British Medical Journal. Study author Aseem Malhotra, and interventional cardiology specialist registrar at Croydon University Hospital in London, wrote that while “the...

2013-09-09 11:34:46

The diets of people in North America shed almost 1.5 billion pounds of unhealthy saturated and trans fat over the last six years thanks to a new phase in an ongoing agricultural revolution, an expert said here today. In an interview before his keynote address at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Daniel Kittle, Ph.D., cited the development of healthier foods as one part of the role science has played in supporting the growth of civilization...

2013-07-11 11:08:49

High polyunsaturated fat levels in cord blood raise risk of respiratory, skin allergies Children with high proportions of poly-unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in cord blood at birth are more likely to develop respiratory and skin allergies in their early teens, according to research published July 10 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Malin Barman and colleagues from the Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. The researchers followed nearly 800 children born in 1996-97 for...

2013-06-28 13:21:01

Findings have important public health implications for dietary and lifestyle interventions The results show that each 0.1 g per day or 0.1% energy per day increment of intake of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 PUFA) derived from fish was associated with a 5% reduction in risk. To achieve this risk reduction, intake of oily fish such as salmon, tuna or sardines should be 1-2 portions per person per week. Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers, accounting for 23% of total...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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