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2012-03-13 22:51:18

Men's diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they eat, could be associated with their semen quality according to the results of a study published online in Europe's leading reproductive medicine journal Human Reproduction today (Wednesday). The study of 99 men in the USA found an association between a high total fat intake and lower total sperm count and concentration. It also found that men who ate more omega-3 polyunsaturated fats (the type of fat often found in fish...

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2012-03-13 15:36:38

Researchers at Harvard Medical School said that a diet high in red meat may be shortening life expectancy. The study suggests that red meat increased the risk of death from cancer and heart problems in its 120,000 participants. The Harvard researchers said substituting red meat with fish, chicken and nuts lowered the risks. The team analyzed data from 37,698 men between 1986 and 2008, and 83,644 women between 1980 and 2008. They said that adding an extra portion of unprocessed red...

2012-03-12 19:42:52

A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers has found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality. The results also showed that substituting other healthy protein sources, such as fish, poultry, nuts, and legumes, was associated with a lower risk of mortality. "Our study adds more evidence to the health risks of eating high amounts of red meat, which has been associated with type 2 diabetes, coronary...

2012-03-01 13:16:16

Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke, a new study shows. However, the risk of stroke associated with trans fat intake was lower among women taking aspirin, according to the findings from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers. The study, "Trans Fat Intake, Aspirin and Ischemic Stroke Among Postmenopausal Women," was published Thursday (March 1, 2012) online in the journal...

2012-02-22 06:30:00

MODESTO, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association (AHA) has certified almonds with its signature Heart-Check mark to signify that they are a heart-healthy food.(1) This symbol is the most consumer-trusted nutrition icon appearing on packaged foods -- in fact, one study found that more than half of shoppers use the mark as a deciding factor when choosing to purchase a new product.(2) Consumers can now easily identify almonds as smart choice for their heart health....

2012-02-20 20:19:38

Defects in a protein that functions as a dietary fat sensor may be a cause of obesity and liver disease, according to a study published in the journal Nature, led by researchers at Imperial College London. The findings highlight a promising target for new drugs to treat obesity and metabolic disorders. The protein GPR120 is found on the surface of cells in the gut, liver and fat tissue and allows cells to detect and respond to unsaturated fatty acids from the diet, especially the omega-3...

2012-02-16 06:50:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- February is heart-health month, yet one month seems inadequate, considering how prevalent cardiovascular disease is in this country. Heart disease is still the number one killer of adults, causing more than 900,000 deaths each year in the U.S. alone. That is why Basic Organics is glad to announce the launch of their new heart supplement, Cardia 7(TM). Image:http://www.ereleases.com/pic/2012-Cardia7.jpg Dubbed "The Heartier Omega," Cardia 7...

2012-02-10 05:27:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Show your loved ones how much you really care by going heart-healthy with soyfoods. February is American Heart Month and the perfect time to take steps to protect our hearts for the ones we love. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States(1). The good news is that great tasting and great-for-you soyfoods have a high quality soy protein...

2012-02-09 10:49:54

Blood levels of trans—fatty acids (TFAs) in white adults in the U.S. population decreased by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the Feb. 8 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is the first time CDC researchers have been able to measure trans fats in human blood. CDC researchers selected participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) years 2000 and 2009...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blood levels of trans-fatty acids (TFAs) in white adults in the U.S. population decreased by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the Feb. 8 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is the first time CDC researchers have been able to measure trans fats in human blood. CDC researchers selected participants from the National Health and Nutrition...