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Consume less trans fat, more vitamin B6 and B12, studies suggest
...cans consume by the millions of tons contain trans fat
(hydrogenated oils). Most of these foods are made... B6 and B12 and magnesium. The combination of the fat
along with the vitamin and mineral deficiency is partly responsible for the formation of calcified r...
Men more sensitive than women to fat-reduced label
...ore easily influenced by false content labels than fat
and calorie-conscious women in a recent Penn State...unt of snacks regardless of the labeling or actual fat
and calorie content of their lunch. Women rated the lunches labeled Low Fat/Low Calorie significa...
Saturated fats: The very bad,the not-so-bad and the benign
...eart disease has dictated that we reduce saturated fat
in our diets and, when possible, substitute polyun... in coffee creamer, palm oil, hard cheese and full fat
dairy products) was found to raise cholesterol levels more than the others, there was little distinc...
Feel full on fewer calories
...en we first started these studies, we thought that fat
played an important role in satiety," Rolls says. ...ly constant, you don't see any special effects for fat
in terms of reducing hunger." The Rolls research team also investigated the effects of drinking wa...
Two studies add to the growing evidence that green tea is beneficial for health, according to the
...thermogenesis and increased energy expenditure and fat
oxidation in humans. A study by Erba and colleagues, published in the Journal of Nutrition, evaluated the effect ofgreen tea compounds on oxidative damage caused by iron treatment in cultured human leukemia cells.Results showed that green tea prote...
Americans still face dietary challenges
...percent in the average percentage of calories from fat
in people's daily diets, and a decline in aver...l counseling, and feedback cut their calories from fat
from 40 percent to 24 percent. They lost weight and reduced cholesterol. If cause-and-effect in sim...
ESL classes may help deliver public health messages
...and nutrition. The classes covered topics such as fat
and cholesterol, eating habits, food labels, and b...son group only in terms of nutrition knowledge and fat
avoidance. The comparison group had caught up to the heart-health group in terms of cholesterol and...
Obesity gene controls bone density via brain pathway
...one. It is known that leptin, which is produced by fat
cells, acts on a region of the brain called the hypothalamus to help reduce body fat
and maintain fertility. Karsenty and his colleagues unraveled the leptin-brain-bone connection by st...
Colorado State researcher thinks Groundhog Day is about fatty acids rather than traditional tricks of light and shadow
...earch Scholarship to continue his investigation of fat
and prostaglandin metabolism in mammals, particularly alpine marmots. Working with Walter Arnold, director of Vienna University's Institute of Wildlife Ecology, Florant will study changes in the lipid (fatty acid) metabolism of the animal and how par...
Study: exercise, even without weight loss, is good for the heart
...olesterol levels and reduce the percentage of body fat
in moderately obese people, even if the exercise p...hich is attributable to the redistribution of body fat
Experts say diet and exercise play critical role in cancer prevention
...ories from highly processed foods that are high in fat
and/or sugar. Choose activities that involve moderate or vigorous exercise. Limit or abstain from alcohol. He says that consumers should not let fear of pesticide residues deter them from eating fruits and vegetables, because the benefits of eatin...
Unusual mussels may use whale bones en route to hot sea-floor vents
...on the bones and bacteria that decompose the whale fat
and proteins. Researchers have collected at least 11 new species of animals, including a number that appear to specialize on dead whales. They have also collected whale-bone bacteria with enzymes that break down fats rapidly in cold water, which are ...
Dominant birds stay leaner than their subordinates, study finds
...irds stay lean during the day and then pack on the fat
just when they need it most - ...possible, but also have enough fat
to get through the night," said Thomas Grubb, a co-author of the study and profe...
Athletes take note: Not all energy bars built the same
...ar was comprised of 30 percent fat
and 30 percent protein. "The composition of this bar may have been responsible for the diminished blood glucose response," Hertzler said. "Athletes involved in short-duration events who wan...
Identification of genes controlled by the weight-regulating hormone leptin may provide future targets for treating obesity
... in the battle of the bulge. Leptin is produced by fat
tissue and secreted into the bloodstream, working ... mice lacking leptin were given the hormone, their fat
cells changed the profile of gene expression in a distinct way, indicating that at least part of the...
Penn State researcher says energy density should be listed on nutrition facts label
...food, by adding vegetables or fruit or by reducing fat
content, it can have a big effect on intake." Rol...ice but the default option offered with it is full fat
mayonnaise, which is high in fat
and calories. Why not a food bar where customers could bulk up the...
Mashed potatoes prepared with heart healthy oil beats rice for appetite control
...ies have simultaneously varied the type of dietary fat
and carbohydrate in normal, balanced meals to exam...at these results support the idea that the type of fat
a person eats could make a difference in how hungry they feel later in the day. "A person who eats f...
Dietary changes don't prevent recurrent polyps, eight-center study shows
...ary group consumed 9.7 percent fewer calories from fat
than the control group and increased their fiber intake by nearly 75 percent. Servings of fruits and vegetables increased by about two-thirds in the intervention group, while control group participants only had a slight increase. Consumption of red ...
'Obesity gene' causes cancer of fat tissue, Schepens scientists find
...C, causes tumors called lipomas, a common tumor in fat
tissue in humans. Lipomas start as benign growths...umors formed in other tissues of the body, just in fat
tissue. However, other researchers in Ono's group have found that the HMG I-C gene also may contrib...
New Gladstone/UCSF study finds inhibiting fat synthesis results in obesity resistance in mice
The regulation of fat
mass in the body appears to be more complicated th...the May issue of Nature Genetics. One key step in fat
regulation is the production, or synthesis, of triglycerides, the major component of fat
and stored ...
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