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Fat Tax For Denmark, More Countries To Follow?
2011-10-03 10:47:40

Denmark - known for its propensity for fatty, rich foods - will now require its residents to pay a bit more for the privilege of tucking into chips and fried foods.

2011-09-19 21:22:28

Research by the University of Liverpool has found that intervention policies that promote healthy eating could cut the death rate for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 50%.

Trans Fats From Ruminant Animals May Be Beneficial
2011-09-08 04:51:33

A Canadian review, published in the latest edition of Advances In Nutrition suggests that trans fatty acids from ruminant animal sources, dairy, beef and lamb, may have beneficial health effects including reducing the risks of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

2011-08-03 06:10:00

DALLAS, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Meals to Live introduces the first ever grocery store line of frozen meals that is chef-created specifically for people living with diabetes.

2011-07-29 13:10:24

The introduction of legislation that restricts unhealthy food, for example by reducing salt content and eliminating industrial trans fats, would prevent thousands of cases of heart disease in England and Wales and save the NHS millions of pounds.

2011-07-18 07:30:00

PARAMUS, N.J., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (NasdaqGM: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on August 4, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2011 second quarter results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day.


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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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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.