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Vegetable Oils Do Not Promote Inflammation
2013-06-10 05:52:58

[ Watch the Video: Vegetable Oil IS Good for You ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online There is no link between vegetable oil consumption and circulating indicators of inflammation typically associated with heart disease, cancer, asthma and arthritis, researchers from the University of Missouri and the University of Illinois claim in a recently-published study. Vegetable oils, including those from soy, corn and canola, are high in linoleic acid (LA), an...

2013-05-15 23:23:15

Katie Cleary and Peace 4 Animals is issuing a challenge to Trader Joe´s, Whole Foods, Ralphs along with grocery stores around the country to stop the sale of products containing unsustainable palm oil to save the world´s last orangutans and the rainforest from becoming extinct. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Most people don't know 50% of the products they purchase at their local grocery stores contain palm oil according to The Rainforest Action Network. From shampoo to...

2008-07-15 21:00:27

By Sandra Emerson Fast-food restaurants may one day be more than just a quick stop to fill your stomach. They could be a source for filling your gas tank, too. Vegetable oil left over from fried food is a main ingredient in biodiesel, a renewable and more environment-friendly version of diesel fuel. The Solar Living Institute and John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies' Sustainable Workshop series at Cal Poly Pomona provided the basics Monday for those looking to produce their...

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Sandra Emerson Fast food restaurants may be more than just a quick stop to fill your stomach. They could be a source for filling your gas tank, too. Vegetable oil left over from fried food is a main ingredient in biodiesel, a renewable and more environment-friendly version of diesel fuel. The Solar Living Institute and John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies' Sustainable Workshop series at Cal Poly Pomona provided the basics Monday for those looking to produce their own...

2008-07-13 03:00:23

By Jim Mackinnon, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Jul. 13--In the near future, when Dan Fister needs to fill up his 1994 GMC Yukon truck, pretty much all the Medina-area resident has to do is drive to a nearby restaurant. The truck soon will run primarily on vegetable oil that restaurants fried food in and otherwise would need to throw out. Fister, following in the footsteps of his aircraft mechanic dad, will collect the oil -- either for free or at a nominal cost -- filter it at home,...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.