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Cooking And Salad Oils Could Lubricate Cars, Boats, Machines
...to importing oil for lubricants." Highly saturated
oils make the best lubricants because of their good stability, Duda said. However, highly saturated
oils don't have the fluidity needed in cars, boats and machines. Asadauskas, a native of Li...
Hormonal Changes At Puberty Can Mask High Cholesterol In Blood
...cused on issues related to diet, including dietary saturated
fat andcholesterol. Parents of the remaining children received "usual care," whichincluded printed materials and notification of the children's high cholesterollevels. Over the next three years, boys and girls in the special intervention group hadsig...
Guidelines For Next Generation Of Environmental Policy
...ntaminated rivers like Ohio's Cuyahoga River -- so saturated
withpollutants that it caught fire -- demanded immediate action, as did belchingindustrial smokestacks that produced city smog so thick drivers couldn't seethree stoplights ahead. The resulting flurry of grassroots activity in the 1970s bro...
Human Breast Milk Contains Obesity Hormone
... to specific proteins, and this binding process is saturated
-- or at its upper limit -- in obese people. The next step for the researchers is to see whether breast milk has leptin-binding proteins that may influence the amount of active leptin available for the infant. Source: Karen Houseknech...
"Genetic Factors Influencing Cholesterol Response To Diet"
...subjects, we also compared theeffects of replacing saturated
fat with either carbohydrates or monounsaturatedfats (olive and canola oil, common components of the "Mediterranean" diet). Inaddition to the lowering of LDL cholesterol seen with both diets in pattern Bmen, the high monounsaturated fat diet also re...
Not Just What You Eat That Affects Risk For Heart Disease And Stroke; Your Genes Influence How Much Damage High-Fat Diet Causes
While you can control how much saturated
fat and cholesterol you eat infoods, you can't yet...a large group of people go on the same diet low in saturated
fat andcholesterol, their LDL levels can vary widely," said Ronald Krauss, M.D.,organizer of and one...
Federal Food Aid Makes Healthier Children
...e benefits were realized without increases in fat, saturated
fat or cholesterol. Preschoolers whose families r...terious effects of increases in the intake of fat, saturated
fat and cholesterol." The study was funded in part by the USDA....
Study Suggests Triglyceride Levels May Be Considered An Independent Risk Factor
For Heart Attack In Some People
...n life habits --cutting down on calories, reducing saturated
fat and cholesterol in the diet,reduce alcohol intake and begin a regular exercise program -- can help in thetreatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Co-authors are Hans Ole Hein, M.D.; Poul Suadicani, D.D. and FinnGyntelberg, M.D....
Fat Is Back, Healthy Diets Need Fat
...French men and women ate more foods higher in fat, saturated
fat and cholesterol than Americans did. The typic...erived more than 10 percent of their calories from saturated
fat and yet the French have fewer cases of heart disease and are less obese than Americans. The cons...
Ecological Consequences Of Jasmonate-Induced Responses For Plants In Native Populations
...retained; clearly, the jasmonate treatment had not saturated
the plants' nicotine response. How do these changes affect plant fitness as estimated by their lifetime viable seed production? The answer depends critically on the plant's environment, particularly, the likelihood of herbivore attack....
Genetically-Altered Crops Can Produce Tough, Hard-To-Kill Weeds
...these days because it containsthe lowest amount of saturated
fat of any food oil. Manufacturers use canola as an ingredient in soap, margarine, and lampfuel. A refined version of the oil is used as a lubricant. The seed residueafter oil extraction provides animal feed. Because both oilseed ra...
Wake Forest Physicians Demonstrate How Gene-Diet Interaction Affects Cholesterol Absorption
...hree high cholesterol diets, varying theamounts of saturated
fat or polyunstaurated fat. The investigat...rom fat, and 15 percentof total calories were from saturated
fat. The second diet also had 35 percentof the calories from fat, and 15 percent of total calories f...
Nuts And Oats May Build A Strong Heart
...wever,some nuts -- like Brazil nuts -- are high in saturated
fats as well. Consumersneed to be aware that all nuts are high in total fat and calories. However, those questioned who ate the highest amount of nuts had the lowest riskfor any heart-related death -- even after adjusting for age, exercise habits,hi...
More Than Half Of Children Eat Too Much Fat
...ren exceededrecommendedlevels of the "undesirable" saturated
fats found in butter, red meat and cheesethat can lead tohigh cholesterol. In addition, about half of the children fell short of thesuggested levels of"desirable" monounsaturated fats found in canola and peanut oils. Very fewchildren consumedenough...
A New Look At Margerine And Health
... The results of the study showed that, compared to saturated
fat spreads, any ofthe four margarines reduced the level of LDL (bad) cholesterol in the blood by11 - 15 per cent. This corresponds to a fall in the risk of heart disease ofapproximately 20 - 30 per cent. HDL (good) cholesterol was unchanged. In anun...
American Heart Association Announces Top 10 Research Advances For 1998 -- Gene Therapy Among The List
...therapies for heart disease, which now include low saturated
fat diets, exercise, smoking cessation, and, if appropriate, medications such as cholesterol-lowering drugs and the surgical procedures of cardiac bypass surgery and angioplasty.Gene therapy to create natural bypasses is described in research publish...
AHA Says Scientific Evidence Does Not Yet Support Recommending Vitamin E Or Other Antioxidant Supplements
...r beta-carotene have also been shownto be lower in saturated
fat and cholesterol and higher in fiber,characteristics that according to Tribble, may contribute to the reduced riskfor heart disease and stroke found in some studies. "Foods high in vitamins C, E and/or beta-carotene are also rich in otherp...
Vertical Strip Drains Increase Dredged Material Storage Area
...onequipment had to operate on the surface of soft, saturated
dredge material." When the installation was completed, the test section was outfitted withmonitoring equipment to evaluate the drains'effectiveness in consolidating the dredge material. "After only 30 months, the test section had settled more than 8 ...
Chinese Condiment Cuts Blood Cholesterol
... high blood cholesterol with a diet that is low in saturated
fatand rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains," says Pearson. "If diet alonedoes not bring the cholesterol levels under control, treatment with severaltypes of medications, including statin drugs that have been comprehensivelystudied, are a sec...
New Age Of Nutrition To Provide Food For Thought
...ass. Ironically, dairy and beef fat, which contain saturated
fat, are the majordietary sources of CLA....
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