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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...

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,...

2013-03-19 10:11:03

In fact, it's associated with overweight and obesity in pre-school kids The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association recommend that all children drink low fat or skimmed milk after the age of 2 to reduce their saturated fat intake and ward off excess weight gain. But the evidence to back up this stance is somewhat mixed, say the authors, who wanted to find out whether milk consumption patterns among 2 year olds affected weight gain. Researchers asked the...

Animal Fats Are Better For You Than Vegetable Fats
2013-02-06 15:38:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bacon grease– or lard– was once a mainstay in old-fashioned, country kitchens. While there are those purists out there who insist on using it to bake their biscuits or cook their beans, many who are looking to clean up their diet have been switching to vegetable fats. In fact, it´s long been believed that replacing these animal fats is a heart healthier option. The American Heart Association (AHA), for example,...

Vegetarians Have Better Hearts
2013-01-30 20:56:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Those vegetarians who are tired of being mocked by carnivores and incessantly asked “but where do you get your protein?” can hold their heads up high today. According to a new study from the University of Oxford, vegetarians are 32 percent less likely to be hospitalized for, or die from, heart disease. All told, heart disease is the number one culprit when it comes to deaths in developed western civilizations. In...

2013-01-28 14:46:39

Dairy cows that are fed flaxseed produce more nutritious milk, according to a new study by Oregon State University. Their milk contained more omega-3 fatty acids and less saturated fat, the study found. Diets high in saturated fat can increase cholesterol and cause heart disease, while those rich in omega-3 and other polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of heart disease, studies have shown. Traditional cattle feed mixtures of corn, grains, alfalfa hay and grass silage result...


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