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Soy isoflavones have a modest cholesterol-lowering effect in postmenopausal women

...e goals, such as reduced body weight and intake of saturated fat, should remain primary targets in reducing the risk of CVD among most Americans....

Alcohol, sucrose and genetics influence cardiovascular risk

...riers of the E3 and E4 alleles. On the other hand, saturated fat consumption had only a weak association with serum cholesterol levels in all three genotypes. Since subjects with the E2 allele made up only 5% of the study, the usefulness of this information in designing preventive treatment regimes for CVD pa...

"Soft" science? Fat's health impacts are often oversimplified, Science news feature contends

...s fat a bad name? Dietary fat-especially the hard, saturated fat in meat and dairy products-can increase blood cholesterol levels. More cholesterol in the bloodstream may increase the risk of clogged arteries, or atherosclerosis, which raises the likelihood of coronary artery disease, heart attacks and prematu...

Hitchhiking molecules could have survived fiery comet collisions with Earth, UC Berkeley experiment shows

...bursting. They filled the small cavity with water saturated with five amino acids: three from the list of 20 that comprise all proteins in humans (phenylalanine, proline and lysine) and two varieties detected in the Murchison meteorite (aminobutyric acid and nor-valine). That meteorite plummeted to the ground...

Nuts cut coronary heart disease risk

...titute the unsaturated fat in nuts for some of the saturated fat in your diet." The study was published today...rated fatty acids, the "good" fats, and are low in saturated fatty acids, the "bad" fats. However, the researchers concluded that the fatty acid profile of nuts...

Milk drinkers at no increased risk of coronary heart disease

...ht counteract the predicted adverse effects of the saturated fat content. Milk drinking may also be a marker for a healthier childhood, they say, as those who drank little or no milk tended to be shorter, an indicator of deprivation. Regular milk drinkers also smoked less. 'Our data do not support the notion t...

Trans fatty acid consumption may increase risk for type 2 diabetes

...tudied the relationship between the consumption of saturated or unsaturated fats and the onset of type 2 diabet... period of the study, neither total fat intake nor saturated fat influenced the incidence, but high consumption of trans fatty acids increased the risk for the d...

Dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet reduces cholesterol and long-term cardiovascular risk

... dairy products and reduced amounts of total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol. The authors found that the DASH diet produced significant changes in total, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, but no change in triacylglycerol levels. The 436 participants were middl...

Monsanto and researchers celebrate first anniversary of sharing rice genome sequence data

...an Initiatives goal of developing soybean lower in saturated fats....

Ohio State scientists bake heart healthy soy bread

...s of soy protein, as well as be low in fat, low in saturated fat, and low in cholesterol. Vodovotz says their soy bread meets all of those requirements. She and one of her students, Cory Ballard, a food scientist who is also a baker by trade, have been working on the secret soy bread recipe for months. ...

NHLBI study finds DASH diet and reduced sodium lowers blood pressure for all

...s, and lowfat dairy foods and reduced in total and saturated fat . It also is reduced in red meat, sweets, and sugar-containing drinks. It is rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, fiber, and protein. Prior studies found that the DASH diet lowers blood pressure and also lowers blood LDL-cholesterol (the ba...

New nutrition guidelines for diabetics promote emphasis on high-monounsaturated fat diet

...than 10 percent of caloric intake should come from saturated fats. A dietary cholesterol intake of less than 300 milligrams a day is recommended, and trans-unsaturated fatty acids should be minimized, according to the panel. Polyunsaturated fats should account for 10 percent of caloric intake. Trans-unsaturat...

International rice genome project progressing ahead of schedule

...an Initiatives goal of developing soybean lower in saturated fats. Other activities to share genetic data and specific technologies to help farmers are listed in the attached Backgrounder....

April GEOLOGY and GSA TODAY media highlights

...re apophyses to larger stocks that have been water saturated within the upper several kilometers of the crust. The intrusions form huge hydrothermal systems of exsolved magmatic fluids with a carapace of convectively circulating meteoric water. They are important not only because they are the worlds largest so...

New study finds need for improved nutrition for low-income African American females

...h habits due to their high intake of foods high in saturated fat, cholesterol, salt and simple sugars. It has ...Each dietary fat value for total fat, cholesterol, saturated fat, monounsaturated fat (MUFA), and polyunsaturated fat (PUFA), was compared to the American Heart ...

NATO picks promising pollution solution at NASAs Marshall Center for pilot study program

...ethene with some perchloroethene and Freon in both saturated and unsaturated zones. During the first tests unexpectedly high SA-12 trichloroethene concentrations -- approximately 350 milligrams per liter in the groundwater and 46 milligrams per kilogram in the unsaturated zone -- were encountered. The zero-val...

End of 'free ride' on ecosystem CO2 absorption

...ever, production and soil carbon storage basically saturated above 400 parts per million, a CO2 concentration very close to the current one. "For me, this was the most interesting part of the study, because it indicates that we are now right at a threshold where the benefits of extra CO2 may not be all that ...

Researchers discover molecular 'switch' that tells body to store or burn fat

...ese monounsaturated fatty acids are generated from saturated fatty acids. Co-author Ntambi and colleagues origi...that reduced levels of SCD-1 changes the levels of saturated fats, which indirectly stimulate the burning of calories by mitochondria." In cells, a key metabolit...

What do you mean throw out the food guide pyramid?

...uts and seeds." The report actually says, "Because saturated fat and cholesterol provide no known beneficial role in preventing chronic diseases, they are not required at any level in the diet." "The whole way of looking at energy intake is new," says Johnson. Recommendations used to be based only on age, he...

INEEL competes successfully for DOE EMSP funding

...reactivity of contaminants in the vadose zone (the saturated area between the surface and the water table). And researchers focused on metals in the subsurface will conduct two projects. The first will study feasibility of using metal-reducing microbes to create passive barriers to immobilize heavy metals in...

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