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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...

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,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.