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The western Canadian province of British Columbia has set limits on the amount of trans fats allowed in foods served in restaurants. Provincial Minister of Healthy Living and Sports Mary Polak said any provincially licensed food service will be required to comply with the new regulation by Sept.
From a quantitative standpoint, mineral oil is probably the largest contaminant of our body. That this contaminant can be tolerated without health concerns in humans has not been proven convincingly.
Excerpt from report by state-run Iranian radio external service from Mashhad on 12 August [Presenter] The prices of some foodstuffs have risen in Uzbekistan as a result of a drought. Our correspondent in Tashkent, Horun Abdurashid, has more details.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fatty acids, which are found in fish, can help in weight loss when combined with moderate exercise, an Australian study found. The University of South Australia study found that daily doses of fish oil containing omega-3 fatty acids helped obese people burn off excess weight.
Striking a balance between two healthy forms of dietary fat may be key to lowering blood cholesterol, a small study suggests.
In the search for the best fats for a heart healthy diet, trans- and saturated fats have long been recognized as undesirable and those that contain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) are preferred -- with no clear benefit demonstrated for higher levels of either the PUFAs or the MUFAs within recommended limits.
High amounts of a toxin with known connections to heart disease and neurological disorders accumulate in vegetable-based cooking oils that are heated or reheated for hours at a time, new research shows.
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.