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2012-01-31 17:27:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Football fans are scoring high at Game Day parties this year with deep fried turkey. Special new recipes such as the grilled turkey and pineapple sandwich with smoked mozzarella, the Latin-style turkey tostada salad with spicy peanut dressing, and the Monte Cristo del Rio Grande sandwich are sure to make everyone cheer. Deep-fried turkeys in peanut oil are now the second most preferred way to prepare turkey, but take much less time...

2012-01-14 01:43:51

Low-fat approach to eating hasn't reduced obesity or made people healthier Dozens of studies, many from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers, have shown that low-fat diets are no better for health than moderate- or high-fat diets–and for many people, may be worse. To combat this "low fat is best" myth, nutrition experts at HSPH and chefs and registered dietitians at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) have developed five new muffin recipes that incorporate...

2011-12-29 09:45:37

People with diets high in several vitamins or in omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have the brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease than people whose diets are not high in those nutrients, according to a new study published in the December 28, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Those with diets high in omega 3 fatty acids and in vitamins C, D, E and the B vitamins also had higher scores on mental thinking tests...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 02, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- November marks National Diabetes Awareness Month, and Meals to Live, the first grocery store line of frozen meals designed for the needs of consumers living with diabetes, will give away 500 free meals to help educate people about the disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. Meals to Live offers innovatively packaged, great tasting and convenient options to help people living with diabetes manage their nutritional requirements. With...

2011-10-24 12:16:32

Body weight in young adulthood and diet appeared to be associated with the risk for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to results presented at the 10th AACR International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, held Oct. 22-25, 2011. "The causes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) are poorly understood, and unfortunately, we don't know very much about specific ways to prevent or lower the risk for this disease," said Kimberly Bertrand, Sc.D., research fellow in the department of...

Fat Tax For Denmark, More Countries To Follow?
2011-10-03 10:47:40

Denmark -  known for its propensity for fatty, rich foods - will now require its residents to pay a bit more for the privilege of tucking into chips and fried foods. A so-called “fat tax” has been enacted by Denmark´s outgoing government in a bid to limit the population´s intake of fatty foods, The Guardian is reporting. Everything from milk to oils, meats and pre-cooked foods such as pizzas will be targeted with the additional revenue to be used for funding...

2011-09-23 03:00:00

FOLSOM, Calif., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Walnuts is proud to announce that the American Heart Association is now certifying walnuts as a heart-healthy food. The Heart-Check mark easily identifies foods that meet the nutritional standards set by the American Heart Association and provides consumers a quick and reliable way to identify heart-healthy foods. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110923/SF73903LOGO-a) (Photo:...

2011-09-20 11:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Cargill invites foodservice operators to enter the Clear Valley® natural brand "Taste of Adventure" sweepstakes. The sweepstakes celebrates the launch of Cargill's newest oil - Clear Valley® natural cooking & frying oil - made with 100 percent canola oil. This natural product is low in saturated fat (one gram per serving), has zero grams trans fat (per 14 gram serving), and offers foodservice operators a...

2011-09-19 21:22:28

Research by the University of Liverpool has found that intervention policies that promote healthy eating could cut the death rate for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 50%. Professor Simon Capewell from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Well-being found that intervention policies which reduce unhealthy eating habits can have a significant effect on levels of CVD at both an individual and population level. Poor diet is one of the major causes of CVD and small improvements can...

2011-09-13 08:52:00

~ 15 Foods to Reduce Fat Intake and Help Prevent Health Problems ~ YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fats can be sneaky - they lurk in lots of everyday, packaged food items and can put people at risk for heart disease and other health issues. The October 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, found 15 popular packaged goods that are surprisingly high in fat and suggests low-fat swaps for each. "Just because beach weather is over...


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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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