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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...

2013-12-11 20:21:38

Omega 7 has been shown to reduce inflammation in the body, as well as provide many heart health benefits CLEVELAND, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The health benefits of fatty acids, such as Omega 3, have been known for some time and many health mindful people are taking advantage of their presence in health food stores. Recently, the benefits of another unsaturated fat, purified Omega 7, have been discovered. Omega 7, also known as palmitoleic acid, is derived from purified fish...

2013-11-19 12:28:55

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The canola industry offers immediate solutions to partially hydrogenated (PH) oils in the wake of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) proposal Nov. 7 to practically eliminate PH oils - the primary source of artificial trans fat - in the food supply. High-stability (high-oleic) canola oil has been a leading solution to replace PH oils in many applications, replacing trans fat with healthy unsaturated fats. U.S. health...

Snacking On Almonds Helps Body Weight
2013-10-09 07:53:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An estimated 97% of Americans consume at least one snack per day, making snacking nearly universal. A new study led by Purdue University researchers found that individuals who ate 1.5 ounces of dry-roasted, lightly salted almonds daily experienced decreased appetite and improved levels of dietary vitamin E and monounsaturated (“good”) fat intake. The findings, published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, also showed that...

2013-09-09 11:34:46

The diets of people in North America shed almost 1.5 billion pounds of unhealthy saturated and trans fat over the last six years thanks to a new phase in an ongoing agricultural revolution, an expert said here today. In an interview before his keynote address at the 246th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Daniel Kittle, Ph.D., cited the development of healthier foods as one part of the role science has played in supporting the growth of civilization...

2013-08-15 20:47:35

Scientists working at the Research Center on Aging at the Health and Social Services Centre — University Institute of Geriatrics of Sherbrooke (CSSS-IUGS) have been studying strategies for protecting retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells. Dysfunction of the RPE is found in retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of blindness of elderly people in developed countries. Findings published today in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology...

2013-06-27 23:24:22

Flavor Your Life discusses the composition of olive oil and how the presence of certain fats can be essential in diets. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 On June 27, Flavor Your Life, a campaign dedicated to promoting olive oil and specific classifications like extra virgin Italian olive oil, reports that olive oil contains specific nutritional benefits, like healthy fats, that can positively affect a diet. Olive oil, which is created from pressing the juice out of the olive, is the only...