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2012-05-03 19:53:55

A study reveals that in-person supermarket education affects healthful food purchases Shop the perimeter and avoid center isles, don't buy anything at eye level, investigate the label. Grocery shopping can be a daunting task. Moreover, studies have shown that Americans obtain most of their food from grocery stores and their shopping habits are predictive of their consumption of fruits, vegetables, and sugared soft drinks. Many grocery stores are taking an active role in helping consumers...

2012-04-24 06:26:38

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A 2012 study found that 77 percent of healthcare professionals recognize the health benefits of including soy in consumer diets, with menopause relief, protein source and heart health topping the list of specific benefits they identify. Study participants also view soybean oil as healthy as canola oil, and perceive agricultural biotechnology as positive if it enhances the nutritional benefits of food products. The findings were part of a...

2012-03-29 10:24:57

ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bunge North America, the North American operating arm of Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG), announced that its margarine products will be featured in the newly-released film, "Margarine Wars." "Margarine Wars" premieres on March 29 at the Arclight Theater on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, California. Bunge's food truck M.O.E. II, which stands for Mobile Oil Experts and travels the U.S. promoting zero trans-fat per serving frying oils and trans fat free...

2012-03-13 23:35:23

Might the "Twinkie defense" have a scientific foundation after all? Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have shown — by each of a range of measures, in men and women of all ages, in Caucasians and minorities — that consumption of dietary trans fatty acids (dTFAs) is associated with irritability and aggression. The study of nearly 1,000 men and women provides the first evidence linking dTFAs with adverse behaviors that impacted others,...

2012-03-01 13:16:16

Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke, a new study shows. However, the risk of stroke associated with trans fat intake was lower among women taking aspirin, according to the findings from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers. The study, "Trans Fat Intake, Aspirin and Ischemic Stroke Among Postmenopausal Women," was published Thursday (March 1, 2012) online in the journal...

2012-03-01 13:07:28

Aspirin use may moderate harmful effects of trans fat consumption New research shows an increased risk of ischemic stroke in postmenopausal women who consume higher amounts of trans fatty acids, commonly found in baked goods, fried foods, and packaged products. Study findings now available in Annals of Neurology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, suggest aspirin use may moderate the stroke risk caused by a...

2012-02-16 11:34:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new standards for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program - recently announced by First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack - will bring changes to the meals served in lunchrooms across America. As school communities prepare to implement the new standards, they must rely upon trusted industry partners to supply nutritious foods and ingredients....

2012-02-09 10:49:54

Blood levels of trans—fatty acids (TFAs) in white adults in the U.S. population decreased by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the Feb. 8 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is the first time CDC researchers have been able to measure trans fats in human blood. CDC researchers selected participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) years 2000 and 2009...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blood levels of trans-fatty acids (TFAs) in white adults in the U.S. population decreased by 58 percent from 2000 to 2009 according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study published in the Feb. 8 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This is the first time CDC researchers have been able to measure trans fats in human blood. CDC researchers selected participants from the National Health and Nutrition...

2012-02-07 08:03:00

LIVINGSTON, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Much to the dismay of American schoolchildren, the corn dog is threatened to become an endangered lunch option in public schools. To meet the needs of kids, parents and school districts alike, Foster Farms introduces the new 100% Whole Grain, Lower-Fat, Lower-Sodium Chicken Corn Dog for foodservice customers, with a full serving of whole grain, 47 percent less fat, further reduced sodium, higher fiber, zero trans fat and fewer...


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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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