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According to a Spanish study published Wednesday, eating â€œjunk foodsâ€ - foods with high levels of trans-fats and saturated fats - increases the risk of depression confirming previous studies.
Eating foods pumped full of trans-fats and saturated fats increases the risk of suffering from depression, according to a new study.
"Real food" advocate Nancy Deville, author of seven books in the health genre, including Death By Supermarket: The Fattening, Dumbing Down and Poisoning of America is making a case for "Real Food" Santa Monica, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 07, 2011 Over the past few decades the medical community hasnâ€™t been able to agree on the basic causes of our current obesity and disease epidemic.
The addition of monounsaturated fat (MUFA) to a cholesterol-lowering dietary portfolio in patients with mild to moderate elevated cholesterol levels increased HDL by 12.5% and lowered LDL levels by 35%.
For the past 25 years or more health experts have warned that saturated fat was a major cause of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Researchers in France reported Friday that overeating combined with the wrong mix of fats in one's diet can cause obesity to be carried over from one generation to the next.
Five major fast food chains have significantly decreased trans fats in the oils they use to cook food.
The researchers decoded a complete cascade of signals within breast tumour cells activated by virgin olive oil, and concluded that benefits include decrease in the activity of the oncogene p21Ras, changes in protein signaling pathways, stimulation of tumour cell death and prevention of DNA damage.
Women whose diets are rich in foods containing Omega-3 oils might be less likely to develop endometriosis, while those whose diets are heavily laden with trans fats might be more likely to develop the debilitating condition.
Although for nearly 60 years people have been urged to decrease their consumption of saturated fats to prevent heart disease, until now there has been surprisingly little scientific evidence that doing so actually decreased the risk of coronary heart disease events.
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