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Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for Oct. 5, 2004
...onounsaturated fats are found in olive, peanut and canola
oils and in avocados and most nuts. Polyunsaturated fats are found in safflower, corn and canola
vegetable oils and in fatty fish such as salmon and tuna. This study did not determine the ...
Canola study solves seed oil mystery
...hor of the study. The researchers studied canola
(or rapeseed), an annual crop in the mustard famil...to convert carbon dioxide into simple sugars. When canola
subsequently transformed these sugars into oils, the plants appeared to cough up lots of the carbon ...
National survey shows Americans are in the dark regarding genetically modified foods
...op, such as corn starch, high-fructose corn syrup, canola
oil, soybean oil, soy flour, lecithin, or cotton-seed oil. Despite the abundance of products with GM ingredients, the FPI study found that fewer than half of Americans (48%) are aware that such products are currently for sale in supermarkets, and fe...
Joslin Diabetes Center announces new nutrition guidelines
...mono- and polyunsaturated fats, such as olive oil, canola
oil, nuts, seeds and fish (especially those high in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon, mackerel, lake trout, herring and sardines). Foods that are high in saturated fat, such as beef, pork, lamb and high-fat dairy products (cream cheese, whole milk...
Mother's prenatal and lactational diet may protect daughters from breast cancer
...h such as tuna, salmon and mackerel as well as in canola
and flaxseed oils, soybeans and nuts. Hardman based her hypothesis on existing research showing that maternal diets containing high amounts of omega-6 fatty acids increase maternal estrogen levels; increased maternal estrogen, in turn, has been link...
Highlights from the December Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... fat than fries prepared in partially hydrogenated canola
oil or soybean oil, the two most commonly used oils in deep-fat frying. Trans fatty acids increase total cholesterol levels and LDL ("bad") cholesterol levels and reduce HDL ("good") cholesterol levels. The 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recom...
Omega-6 fats cause prostate tumors to grow twice as fast
...beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in canola
oil, fish, and green vegetables. She notes that ov...u what I do in my own home," she says. "I use only canola
oil and olive oil. We do not eat deep-fried foods."...
American opinions are split on genetically engineered food
...quently engineered (corn and soybeans, followed by canola
and cotton, from which cottonseed oil is derived), which traits have been engineered, regulations, and media coverage and opinions about GE foods....
Salmon go veggie to save wild fish stocks
...studying the effects of replacing anchovy oil with canola
oil (also known as rapeseed oil) in the diets of s...% of the dietary lipid (mainly from fish oil) with canola
oil. "We are finding that as long as we meet the basic essential omega-3 fatty acid needs of the sal...
Genes and diet linked to risk factors for heart disease
...en vegetables, fatty fish, and vegetable oils like canola
and flaxseed, while omega-6s are found in grains, meats, vegetable oils like corn and soy, and also processed foods made with these oils. Both omega-3s and omega-6s, known as essential fatty acids, must be consumed in the diet because they are not ma...
National Science Foundation provides $14 million to advance research in comparative genomics
...in Brassica species, which includes plants such as canola
and Brussels sprouts. Other projects at the University of Georgia and the University of Arizona will develop sequence resources to study genome organization in wheat and rice. The outcomes from these projects will allow researchers to understand ho...
Study finds dietary fat interacts with genes
...cids (MUFAs), found in foods such as olive oil and canola
oil. People with the specific SNP who consumed 11 percent or more of total calories as MUFAs had a lower likelihood of obesity. Basically, it appeared that the interaction of the specific SNP with MUFAs was the reason that fat intake did not affect B...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- June 27/July 3, 2007
...or waste creatures Polyurethane plastics from canola
oil Toward a contrast agent to expand medical ...OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Polyurethane plastics from canola
oil Biomacromolecules An intensive world-wide effort to develop technology for manufacturing plas...
Discovery in plant virus may help prevent HIV and similar viruses
...includes cauliflower, broccoli, cabbages, turnips, canola
and many types of mustard. "We believe that the proteins in these host plants might be particularly important for these types of viruses, such as HIV, because if you block them, then the viruses simply can't replicate." The retrovirus HIV and the...