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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...

2014-02-11 23:04:58

You're hearing everywhere what you should eat for a healthier heart, but here's a list of what you want to avoid putting on your grocery list. Mexia, Texas (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Every February, millions join together to raise awareness for Heart Health Month by hosting events, honoring loved ones and spreading healthy information to help those fighting heart disease. The information surrounding heart healthy foods is plentiful, but what if you want to know what not to eat?...

2014-01-30 08:25:16

LONDON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:The US Oils and Fats Market: What Consumers Eat and Why? Product SynopsisThis report provides the results for the US Oils and Fats market from Canadean's unique, highly detailed study of consumers' Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) consumption habits, and forms part of an overall series covering all CPG product markets. Its coverage includes, but is not limited to, consumption behaviors,...

2014-01-15 12:24:27

New survey reveals concerning data about people ingesting potentially harmful ingredients due to misreading or misunderstanding ingredient lists BOSTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potassium Sorbate? Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate? Disodium Dihydrogen Pyrophosphate? Good Food Made Simple - a brand committed to using clean, simple ingredients - believes that if you can't pronounce an ingredient, or don't know what it means, you should be highly skeptical of eating it. That's why today, Good Food...

2013-12-26 23:04:50

The new “Heart Healthy Foods” article created by My Nguyen on the website Healthreviewcenter.com gives people nutrition advice for a healthy heart. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 The new “Heart Healthy Foods” article penned by My Nguyen on Healthreviewcenter.com delivers nutrition tips on how to improve heart health naturally and quickly. This writing is specifically designed for those people who want to protect their cardiovascular system without using any kind of drugs or...

Criticism Over Posts Leads To Removal Of McDonald's Resource Site
2013-12-27 06:50:46

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update: Dec. 27, 2013 @ 6:50 a.m. McDonald's resource website was designed to help employees deal with a variety of situations like housing, child care, grief, education and more. However, negative comments posted to the site has prompted the fast food giant to temporarily remove it. According to ABC News, McDonald’s is having the vendor remove the site because of inappropriate content. “Between links to irrelevant or...

Sugar-Based Gelators Used By Chemists To Solidify Vegetable Oils
2013-12-20 15:58:32

The City College of New York Mannitol and sorbitol dioctanoates could provide alternatives to trans fats linked to obesity, coronary artery disease and diabetes Researchers at The City College of New York have reported the successful transformation of vegetable oils to a semisolid form using low-calorie sugars as a structuring agent. The findings portend the development of alternatives to structured oil products produced using saturated/trans fatty acids, which have been linked to...


Latest Trans fat Reference Libraries

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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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.