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2011-04-29 05:45:00

Australian researchers in a new study found that kids who use low-fat choices in place of regular dairy products consume less saturated fat but do not seem to lose weight. They found that neither weight nor body mass index (BMI) had noticeably changed after six months of being on low-fat and reduced-fat dairy products. Researchers Gilly Hendrie and Rebecca Golley of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) found that instead of losing weight, kids who reduced...

2011-04-25 16:04:52

Conversely, high percentage of trans-fatty acids linked with lower risk The largest study ever to examine the association of dietary fats and prostate cancer risk has found what's good for the heart may not be good for the prostate. Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving more than 3,400 men, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center found that men with the highest blood percentages of docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, an inflammation-lowering omega-3 fatty acid commonly...

2011-04-19 07:36:53

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Dietary and lifestyle changes significantly reduce elevated triglycerides (a type of blood fat), which are associated with heart, blood vessel and other diseases, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement. Changes such as substituting healthy, unsaturated dietary fats for saturated ones, engaging in physical activity and losing excess weight can decrease triglycerides by 20-percent to 50-percent, according to the statement's authors. "The good news...

2011-03-30 06:22:00

ATLANTA, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As National Nutrition month comes to a close, Alere Health, the health management services business of Alere Inc., highlights four ways that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) updated dietary guidelines can be used to encourage actionable changes in behavior. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/CL15025LOGO ) In January, the USDA released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), using the most blunt language to date...

2011-03-08 13:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) announced today that Stephen Hughes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Smart Balance, Inc., will make a presentation at the Roth Capital Partners 23nd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference in Laguna Niguel, CA, 1:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. Smart Balance's presentation will be available via webcast and will last approximately 30 minutes. The webcast will be in listen-only mode. The webcast link...

2011-02-11 13:43:40

International scientists broaden the debate For generations, the consumption of dairy products has been positively associated with the health and wellness of families and communities. Nevertheless, the recent shift in dietary trends has focused on "what not to eat" instead of emphasizing "what to eat," resulting in demonizing the naturally occurring fats in dairy, while overlooking its many essential nutrients. However, the long-held beliefs about the impact of saturated fatty acids (SFA) on...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will hold a special meeting of stockholders at 10:00 a.m. EST on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, to vote on a proposed Option Exchange Program for employees of the Company, other than executive officers and directors. The special meeting will be held at the Saddle Brook Marriott, 138 New Pehle Avenue, Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663. Stockholders of record at the close of business on December 27, 2010, are entitled...

2011-02-07 16:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on February 24, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2010 fourth quarter and full year results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. The webcast will be in listen-only mode. The webcast link can be found in the website's Investor Center, in Investor Info under Upcoming Events. Investors and analysts may participate via conference...

2011-02-07 15:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) urge Americans to reduce their sodium intake, replace saturated and trans fats with the "good" fats (poly and monounsaturated fats) and to lower cholesterol consumption. Walnuts just happen to be sodium and cholesterol free and a great source of "good" fat. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/SF43692) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090904/SF71353LOGO) In...

2011-02-01 17:28:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the U.S. government released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with few changes since the 2005 version. The guidelines continue to urge Americans to keep their calorie intake from saturated fat to less than 10 percent and lower the amount of trans fat in their diet to as low as possible. The guidelines recommend these fats be replaced with polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats; however, the average American is more likely to...

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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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