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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...

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...

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...

2013-04-25 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...


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  • A spider.
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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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