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2014-07-17 04:20:48

Diabacor(TM) presents the links between diabetes and CVD, and offers ways that diabetics can help lessen their chances of suffering the effects of CVD. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For people who are suffering from diabetes, Diabacor(TM) warns that there are other risks, and one of the greatest is cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD is commonly seen in people with diabetes, and is one of the leading causes in death for this group of people. Diabetes can...

2014-07-09 08:28:04

United Soybean Board's 21st Annual Survey Cites Benefits of Soy Consumption ST. LOUIS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every parent has heard the inevitable question from their children, "What's for dinner?" Healthy options are always a priority when searching for the answer - for their families and themselves. According to the United Soybean Board's 21(st) Annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition study, consumers demonstrate increased interest in knowing what is on their plates, and the plates...

2014-06-27 12:24:27

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A study conducted by researchers at Florida International University (FIU) examines whether legislation implemented by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DHMH) in December of 2006, which effectively banned artificial trans fat from the food served in restaurants and other eateries located throughout New York City (NYC), reduced obesity among New Yorkers residing in the five boroughs. Obesity was determined by an...

saturated fat and genetic obesity risk
2014-06-05 05:33:09

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Many advertisements today talk about what kind of fats are in their products. Dietary fats come in three main varieties: unsaturated, saturated and trans. Your body can't operate correctly without dietary fat, but how much of which kind is right? The Mayo Clinic reports that one main concern with dietary fats is the high caloric content, and the role they might play in conditions such as type 2 diabetes and obesity. A new study from...

Taxes On Unhealthy Foods Needed To Help Fight Obesity Epidemic
2014-05-19 13:57:54

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the World Health Organization’s (WHO) 67th session of the World Health Assembly gets underway this week in Geneva, a UN investigator is making the case for health experts to push harder to fight the growing obesity epidemic. Belgian professor Olivier de Schutter said in an opening statement to the annual summit of the WHO that a global pact is needed to tackle obesity, stating that unhealthy eating poses a greater risk to...

2014-05-19 08:25:45

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Oils And Fats (Edible) Market in Major 7 West European Countrieshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/edible_oils/oils_fats_edible_market_major_west_european_countries.html** The Oils And Fats (Edible) Market in Major 7 West European Countries **Market demand for years 2008, 2012, 2013 and forecasts for years 2014, 2015 and 2016. Company market shares and brands for 2014 and...

2014-04-30 10:18:48

More research is needed to better understand the important role that dietary fats play in optimal health, said a panel of leading food and nutrition scientists Friday at an American Society for Nutrition (ASN) pre-annual meeting session. More than 130 academic and industry food and nutrition scientists and registered dietitians attended the half-day ASN Satellite Symposium: Let's Chew the Fat: Current Thinking on Dietary Fats and the Food We Eat, held from 1-5 pm at the San Diego Bayfront...

Cutting Saturated Fat Intake Won't Prevent Heart Disease: Study
2014-03-18 07:23:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research led by the University of Cambridge may give butter lovers everywhere a reason to rejoice. Published in the March 18 edition of Annals of Internal Medicine, the study raises questions about the current guidelines that call for restrictions on the consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease. The international research collaboration analyzed existing cohort studies and randomized trials on links between...

The Demonization Of Saturated Fats
2014-03-06 11:38:34

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a newly published editorial from a British Medical Journal publication, saturated fats have been mistakenly “demonized” over the last 60 years. Writing for BMJ Open Heart, Dr. James DiNicolantonio, an associate editor at the journal, said a diet low in saturated fat doesn’t necessarily lead to a lower risk of heart disease or a longer life. “There is no conclusive proof that a low-fat diet has any positive...

2014-03-03 12:26:10

Innovator of Heart Healthier Buttery Spreads Launches Non-GMO Conversion of its Industry Leading Product Line BOULDER, Colo., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, a pioneering leader in great tasting, heart healthier spreads, today announced that it is transitioning its flagship line of buttery spreads to non-GMO. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/CG74716 Following an extensive revamp of ingredients sourcing and manufacturing processes, Smart Balance® buttery...


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Vistive Gold
2013-10-02 12:54:36

Vistive Gold, MON 87705, is a genetically engineered variety of glyphosate-resistant low-linolenic, high-oleic soybeans created by Monsanto. Vistive Gold was designed to be a replacement for hydrogenated oils and fats, which are high in trans-fatty acids. The decreased linolenic content enables Vistive Gold to have favorable traits for deep frying and increasing the shelf life of foods. The Federal Register declared on June 28, 2011 that Monsanto was petitioning the Animal and Plant...

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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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