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low carb for heart health
2014-09-03 07:36:24

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Low-fat or low-carb – which type of diet is better when it comes to battling obesity and maintaining heart health? Researchers from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine are weighing in on the longstanding debate. In the latest edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine, lead author Dr. Lydia Bazzano, a professor of nutrition research at the New Orleans-based university, along with colleagues from...

2014-09-02 09:08:06

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The quality of the US diet is showing signs of slow and steady improvement, but there are clear indications that overall the diet is still “poor.” Much of the improvement in US dietary intake is due to reductions in the consumption of trans fats. The difference between higher and lower socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups is widening. These are the conclusions of a new study by the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH),...

Researchers Making A More Healthful, Low-fat Hot Dog
2014-07-10 03:49:17

American Chemical Society With grilling season upon us, many backyard cooks are turning to more healthful alternatives to their savored but fatty hot dogs. But low fat can sometimes mean low satisfaction. Now researchers are reporting new progress toward addressing the texture problem in low-fat wieners that are made with olive oil rather than pork fat. Their study was published in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Ana M. Herrero and colleagues note that hot-dog...

Pouring oil
2014-05-20 06:16:07

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have been telling us for a while now that the Mediterranean diet can be helpful in many health situations - from diabetes to peripheral artery disease. Most especially, they have touted the benefits of such a diet for reducing blood pressure. However, they haven't really been able to explain why it is so beneficial in this way. A new study from King's College London, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of...

2014-03-06 12:22:48

DUBLIN, Mar. 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dgmfnn/omega3 ) has announced the addition of the "Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs) - A Global Market Overview" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Pharmaceutical drugs, by default, have started incorporating higher concentrations of omega-3 and it is anticipated that, over the coming few years, several new companies would be...

2014-02-25 14:17:11

New research from Uppsala University shows that saturated fat builds more fat and less muscle than polyunsaturated fat. This is the first study on humans to show that the fat composition of food not only influences cholesterol levels in the blood and the risk of cardiovascular disease but also determines where the fat will be stored in the body. The findings have recently been published in the American journal Diabetes. The study involved 39 young adult men and women of normal weight, who...

2014-01-11 23:02:17

The European Union funded campaign Flavor Your Life explains the detailed nutritional value and composition of olive oil. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 Flavor Your Life, a European Union funded campaign dedicated to providing the latest in olive oil industry news, explains the detailed nutritional value and composition of olive oil and why it is a rich source of hard to find nutrients. Olive oil is the only fat that can be derived from pressed fruit. Reheated or raw, extra virgin...

2014-01-07 12:23:12

Boost Energy and Speed Recovery with Nutrient-Rich Foods CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports nutrition isn't just the domain of professional athletes - for a good workout and quick recovery, everyday athletes need the right diet, too. CanolaInfo's "Fuel Up for Fitness" recipe collection delivers a starting lineup of delicious, nutritious dishes to help fitness fans prepare for exercise and repair muscles afterward. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140107/DC40047-a "These quick...

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