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2010-03-09 07:00:00

Montefiore Nutritionist Explains How to Uncover Hidden Trans Fats and Protect Your Heart NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Food labels can be confusing, even for the most health-conscious consumer. You may have learned by now that trans fats commonly found in margarines, fried foods, and baked goods are harmful to the body and the heart. Trans fats are formed when previously healthy liquid oils are hydrogenated, or hardened, a process often used to improve the texture of...

2010-02-25 07:34:23

Post-menopausal women who reported consuming the most daily dietary fat had a 40 percent higher incidence of clot-caused strokes compared to women who ate the least amount, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2010. The incidence of ischemic stroke also increased by 30 percent in the quartile of women consuming the highest daily amount of trans fat (average intake 7 grams per day) compared to those who consumed the least (average...

2010-02-09 11:12:00

~More than 40 food and beverage company leaders send letter of support to Mrs. Obama~ WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The food and beverage industry applauds First Lady Michelle Obama for her leadership on this critical health issue," said Bailey. "Leadership from the Obama Administration as highlighted today by the First Lady will be extraordinarily helpful as we all work to solve this critical issue. Everyone has a role to play, including our industry. That is why in...

2010-02-04 14:02:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Feb 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) will host a live audio webcast at www.smartbalance.com on February 25, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss 2009 fourth-quarter financial results, which will be issued at approximately 8:30 a.m. ET the same day. The webcast will be in listen-only mode. Investors and analysts may participate via conference call by dialing 1-800-895-0198 from the United States or 1-785-424-1053 from elsewhere. The conference ID...

2010-02-04 09:00:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) announced today that Alan Gever, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Smart Balance, Inc., will make a presentation at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Small & Mid-Cap Conference in Naples, FL, 12:40 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. Smart Balance's presentation will be available via webcast and will be approximately 35 minutes in length. Only conference attendees will be able to ask...

2010-02-02 06:40:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Many people do not realize the dangers of shelf stable foods. A shelf stable food is one normally stored in the refrigerator which has been altered so that it can be stored at room temperature for a long shelf life. Bariatric physician Dr. Sasson "Dr. Sass" Moulavi, M.D. asks the question, "Shelf stable food contains bacteria which do not eat the food. If bacteria is not eating it, why are you?" He explains that many weight loss companies use shelf...

2010-02-01 07:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you slacked off your New Year resolutions to exercise more, eat healthier and take charge of your life? Lucky for you, February is Heart Health Month, and the USA Rice Federation wants to boost your resolve to take charge of your health with nurturing meals that are good for the heart and soul. U.S.-grown rice, which is nutrient rich, is one of the most heart-friendly foods to enjoy. Rice is low in calories, has just a trace of fat, and...

2010-01-21 18:00:00

SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMBL) today held a special meeting of stockholders in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. Stockholders approved the two proposals on the agenda. The first proposal was to approve the Company's amended stock and awards plan, which has been revised to include provisions designed to make future grants "qualified performance-based compensation" under IRS code. The second proposal was to approve stock option awards to...

2010-01-19 14:30:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smart Balance, Inc. (NasdaqGM: SMBL) will hold a special meeting of stockholders at 10:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 21, 2010, at the Saddle Brook Marriott, 138 Pehle Avenue, Saddle Brook, New Jersey 07663. Stockholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2009, are entitled to attend and vote on all matters that properly come before the meeting. About Smart Balance, Inc. Smart Balance, Inc. (NasdaqGM: SMBL) is committed...

2010-01-19 07:00:00

LAKELAND, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey of American adults revealed that while most feel knowledgeable when it comes to heart health, many do not put their knowledge into practice.(1) In fact, 81 percent of respondents reported feeling well-informed about ways to maintain heart health and almost nine out of 10 knew they could help reduce the risk of heart disease by exercising and maintaining a healthy diet. Despite this understanding, they failed to make the best food...


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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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