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Two new studies found that men who increase their intake of vegetable fats not only fare better against prostate cancer, but even see their overall chances of survival against all causes of death improve.
A new study published online today (Thursday) in the Journal of Public Health has found that of young people who visited fast food or chain restaurants in the U.S. in 2010, girls and youth who were obese were more likely to use calorie information given in the restaurants to inform their food choices.
Girls and obese youth 70-80% more likely to use information than boys and youth with a healthy BMI. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 A new study published
Efforts to reduce sodium in processed food and fast food have been slow and inconsistent, and menu offerings at many independent and small chain restaurants often times contain two to three times the recommended caloric needs of an individual adult for a single meal.
A new study reveals that while some modest improvements have been made in recent years, the overall quality of US fast food remains abysmal.
Childhood obesity continues to be a problem. A report released by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) says that chain restaurants are not doing enough to help kids - and parents - make good choices. And that those restaurants are contributing to the problem.
A ban on large-size sodas that was set to go into effect today will have to wait, after a state judge blocked the measure, calling the movement arbitrary and improperly enacted.
Breaking new study reveals The Mediterranean Diet slashes risk of heart disease NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Following a study published in the
Louisiana insurance agency urges residents to take care of themselves in order to avoid claims to their health insurance. Natchitoches, Louisiana (PRWEB) February
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...