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Cooking And Salad Oils Could Lubricate Cars, Boats, Machines
They're not just for french
fries anymore. Tests have shown that many vegetable-derived cooking and salad oils, such as corn, sunflower and canola, can be made to perform as well or better than the commercial standard for car, boat and machine lubricants. Svajus Asada...
Couch Potatoes, Not French Fries, May Be To Blame For Obesity
...iet," Binkley says. "It may be couch potatoes, not french
fries, that are the heart of the problem." There is little doubt that obesity is a burgeoning problem in the United States. Between 1960 and 1991, the number of adults who were overweight increased from 25 percent to 33 percent, according to the U.S....
Inhibition Of A Novel Gene Involved In Phosphorylating Starch In TransgenicPotato Tubers Leads To The Repression Of Cold Induced Sweetening
...red dark staining of potato chips and french
fries. Since potato tubers are stored in the cold in order to prevent sprouting, the reduction of cold sweetening will improve potato processing....
New Technology Turns French Fry Oil Into Diesel Fuel
Crispy, golden french
fries are a main part of many American meals. Now,...native diesel fuel known as "biodiesel." And while french
fries are knownas junk food, the new biodiesel is anything but junk fuel. The new process was devel...
Researchers call for doubling of RDA on vitamin C
...n the real world of fast foodwhere people think of french
fries and ketchup as vegetables, they said, thattype of diet is rare. In the United States, about 25 percent of men and women consume lessthan the current RDA of 60 milligrams per day of vitamin C, and 10 percent ofadults consume less than 30...
Two-for-one special: industrial enzymes and food
...turned into french
fries. These transgenicplants have been modified to produce cellulase enzymes in the foliage. Thecellulase-producing genes were isolated from bacterial and fungalorganisms....
Diet and cancer prevention: a sampler of story ideas for '5-a-Day for Better Health Week'
...icult to get people to eat more vegetables, except french
fries,"Kristal says. "Only relatively expensive and intensive intervention programshave been successful so far, and these kinds of programs cannot be deliveredthrough mass media." Dr. Kristal, who studies the link between diet and prostate cancer pre...
Consume less trans fat, more vitamin B6 and B12, studies suggest
...MPAIGN, Ill. -- The pastries, pizza, potato chips, french
fries, margarine, cookies, crackers and bread that Americans consume by the millions of tons contain trans fat (hydrogenated oils). Most of these foods are made with flours deficient in vitamins B6 and B12 and magnesium. The combination of the fat ...
Study: Higher energy intake, obesity affects all age groups, not just youths
... of foods including desserts, salty snacks, candy, french
fries, hamburgers, pizza, low and medium fat milk ...ere consuming more of these high-energy foods like french
fries and burgers, they were still eating them in the same proportion to other age groups as they we...
Food expert says more tests needed before fried foods are tabled
...me of our favorite foods, such as potato chips and french
fries, may contain acrylamide. At high levels, acr...d more information is needed before people abandon french
fries or potato chips. "People don't understand that traces of carcinogens can be found in pretty mu...
Other highlights in the July 7 JNCI
...monly consumed foods, including breakfast cereals, french
fries, and potato chips. Although the mechanism by which acrylamide exerts its carcinogenic effect is unclear, acrylamide and its primary metabolite glycidamide are mutagenic. A new study reports a possible mechanism by which acrylamide mutates DNA a...