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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...

More Fiber Heart Health
2013-12-20 12:30:12

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has linked eating more fiber to a lower risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease (CHD). In the study, researchers at the University of Leeds combed through studies on dietary fiber published since 1990. Study data was culled from six electronic sources based in the US, Europe, Japan and Australia. The UK researchers looked at several different types...

2013-12-15 23:02:42

The new “14 natural ways to balance hormones” article on the website Vkool.com instructs people how to get balanced hormone levels easily. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 The new “14 natural ways to balance hormones” article on the site Vkool.com delivers easy ways on how to prevent imbalanced hormone levels without using any kind of drugs or supplements. At the beginning of this article, the author points out the importance of hormones balance in the human body....

2013-11-21 23:23:58

El Pinto Restaurant has eliminated partially hydrogenated oils from all frying and fried foods served in the restaurant. Partially hydrogenated oils and the artificial and highly unhealthy trans fat produced, are recently targeted by the FDA as “no longer generally recognized as safe.” Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 El Pinto Restaurant has eliminated partially hydrogenated oils from all frying and fried foods served in the restaurant. Partially hydrogenated oils and the...

Nutritional Labeling Restaurants Healthier Food Choices
2013-11-19 08:31:26

[ Watch the Video: Nutritional Menu Labels Making A Difference ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by Drexel University demonstrated that customers of full-service, dine-in restaurants do use nutritional labeling to help them make healthier food choices. “This is the first field-based study of mandatory menu labeling laws that found a large overall adjusted difference in calories between customers who dined at labeled restaurants when compared...

FDA Fried Foods Acrylamide
2013-11-15 15:44:27

[ Watch the Video: Put Down The Fries And Eradicate Some Acrylamide From Your Diet ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While some people may be cutting French fries out of their diet to avoid excess carbohydrates, the decision has another major health benefit – lowering the intake of cancer-causing acrylamide. On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted an online draft document containing practical strategies for growers, manufacturers and food...

FDA Paves Way For Elimination Of Trans-Fat In America's Food
2013-11-09 06:58:18

[ Watch the Video: FDA Wants To Trim The Fat, Literally ] Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online By now, you’ve probably seen the news about the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) waging war on trans-fats. The preliminary determination states that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), being the primary dietary source of artificial trans-fat in processed foods, are not “generally recognized as safe” for use in food. And the FDA claims it arrived at this decision...


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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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