News tagged with vegetable oils
About 300 000 years ago humans adapted genetically to be able to produce larger amounts of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. This adaptation may have been crucial to the development of the unique brain capacity in modern humans. ...
Genetics Apr 12, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Vitamin E in diet protects against many cancers, form commonly used in supplements has no such benefit
Next time you need to choose between vegetable oil and margarine in that favorite recipe, think about your health and reach for the oil.
Health Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research is challenging widely held beliefs about the dietary benefits of unsaturated fats, showing that some types long considered healthy, such as corn and safflower oil, may actually harm people with heart problems.
Health Feb 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
New research suggests that a key ingredient to keeping osteoporosis in check may be found in the traditional Mediterranean diet—olive oil. Osteoporosis is a disease where the density and quality of bone ...
Health Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Canola oil and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when used in place of other selected oil blends, according to a team of American and Canadian researchers. The researchers also found that consuming certain vegetable ...
Health Mar 29, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A study to be published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM) shows consumption of a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil for two years is associated with increased serum osteoca ...
Health Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The heart health of millions of Europeans is still at risk because of the persistently high trans fatty acid content of certain fast and convenience foods, indicates research published in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Algal oils are a sustainable solution to solve future resource problems, according to Roger Huerlimann, a PhD student at James Cook University in Townsville.
Health Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The introduction of legislation that restricts unhealthy food, for example by reducing salt content and eliminating industrial trans fats, would prevent thousands of cases of heart disease in England and Wales and save the ...
Health Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly 800 new records of "food fraud" added to the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention's (USP) Food Fraud Database present new information about foods that are vulnerable to fraudulent manipulation in today's food supply. The ...
Other Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Lycopene, a red pigment that gives tomatoes and certain other fruits and vegetables their color, could help prevent prostate cancer, especially in African American men, according to new research at the University of Illinois ...
Cancer Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0