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Fat quality more important than fat quantity in reducing risk of cardiovascular deaths in men
...lyunsaturated fatty acid abundant in plant fat and oils
(e.g., flaxseed, linseed oil). David E. Laaksonen, M.D., Ph.D., from University of Kuopio, Finland, and colleagues, assessed the dietary linoleic and total polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) intake with cardiovascular and overall rates of death in 1,5...
Scientists study fish oil diet in bid to cut heart attack risks
...cher Dr Jehangir Din explained: "We know that fish oils
benefit the heart, but we don't know how exactly h...d arteries, so we will look at the effects of fish oils
on inflammation and clot breakdown." The study, which is already underway, will draw in men to help ...
Protection from sudden cardiac death in women may be linked with a diet rich in alpha-linolenic acid
...S, Nov. 8 Women who reported eating diets rich in oils
containing alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) seemed to ha... death, it would support the hypothesis that these oils
were preventing fatal arrhythmias. During the 16 years of follow-up, women who had higher ALA intake...
Popular chewing gum eliminates bacteria that cause bad breath
...oral pathogens, had tested several plant essential oils
and found that they inhibited the growth of bacter...al infections. "In laboratory tests, some of these oils
also prevented the growth of three species of oral bacteria associated with bad breath and the produ...
One form of vitamin E appears beneficial in reducing bladder cancer risk
... per day." Many vegetables, nuts, fruits and oils
contain both forms of vitamin E, but those richest in alpha-tocopherol include almonds, red and green peppers, spinach, mustard greens, sunflower seeds and vegetable oils, including cottonseed and safflower oils, say the researchers based on their ex...
Researchers: Diet a significant factor in reducing risk of three common cancers
...between Finns and Americans is the type of cooking oils
used. The Finns generally eat more canola oil, she said, while Americans favor corn or soybean oils. Canola oil is richer in alpha-tocopherol and offers the added benefit of being lower in saturated fat. To achieve optimum serum levels of *- and *-...
Fish oil supplements may contain flame retardants
...d's largest scientific society. Fish and vegetable oils
are in high demand as dietary supplements because ...nt years, however, scientists have shown that fish oils
are prone to contamination by organic chemicals. For example, researchers have found that farm-raise...
First link found in humans between common gene and artery-clogging disease
...le the adverse effect is blocked by intake of fish oils
containing n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids." ... that consuming a lot of n-3 fatty acids from fish oils
prevents arrhythmias involved in sudden cardiac death. Co-author Hooman Allayee, Ph.D., human g...
Diet high in vitamin C decreases stroke risk, especially among smokers
...ls sprouts. Sources of vitamin E include vegetable oils
such as sunflower seed, cottonseed, safflower, palm and wheat germ oils, margarine and nuts....
Trans fatty acids: What are they and why shouldn't you eat them?
...found in such foods as avocados and olive and corn oils
are heart healthy, but in the air they can go ranc...her developed foods without partially hydrogenated oils
or have pledged to explore ways of replacing the fat. PepsiCo's Frito Lay, for example, has already ...
Purdue food scientists improve testing of health supplements
... safety, health benefits and cost, she said. While oils
that are less pure may be less expensive, they may...lysis to classify samples of 14 dietary supplement oils
and five common food oils. The scientists profiled the chemical makeup of at least two different bra...
Trans fatty acids on food labels
... "monounsaturated fats," which are found mainly in oils
such as canola, olive and peanut oils. Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats can result in less LDL ("bad") and more HDL ("good") production in the body, Moore said....
Anti-bacterial spice that kills food germs on agenda for ACS meeting in New Orleans
... test for diabetics, the proposed use of vegetable oils
as automotive fluids, and an enzyme that offers clues to fighting plague are among the topics to be covered at the American Chemical Society's 225th national meeting in New Orleans, March 23-27. Press registration is now open for members of the news...
Dogs on fatty diet may give clues to human disease development
... Watkins, of the School of Agriculture, said fats, oils
and processed foods without added antioxidants can contain oxidized lipids. In addition, frying food adds more of this type of fat. "Increasingly restaurants prepare convenience foods by frying, and more meals are eaten out at fast-food establishmen...
New guidelines focus on fish, fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids
...forms of soybeans, canola, walnut and flaxseed and oils
made from those nuts and seeds. People who have elevated triglycerides may need 2 to 4 grams of EPA and DHA per day provided as a supplement. Even the 1 gram/day dose recommended for patients with existing CVD may be more than can readily be achieve...
Chemical society convenes regional meeting in Lawrence, Kan., Oct. 23-25
...5-864-4220, firstname.lastname@example.org ) The use of fats and oils
as a phage change material to store and release energy (William R. Sutterlin, University of Missouri-Columbia, 573-882-5422, email@example.com ) Production of PM-149: a high specific activity radioisotope for therapy (Cathy S. Cutler, Universi...
Eating fish cuts risk of dementia
...ular protection, the fatty acids contained in fish oils
could reduce inflammation in the brain and may have a specific role in brain development and regeneration of nerve cells, suggest the authors. Healthy dietary habits acquired in infancy could be associated with achievement of higher education. Highly...
Almonds have cholesterol benefits
...as they are natural or "dry roasted" without added oils
or salts. Nuts do not have cholesterol and are a good source of protein, according to the American Heart Association. However, the association stresses that the potential benefits of nuts may be negated if they are added rather than substituted for...
Linoleic acid intake may help cut stroke risk
DALLAS, Aug. 2 Linoleic acid found in vegetable oils
and soybeans appears to protect against strokes, researchers report in the August issue of Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association. Linoleic acid is an important essential fatty acid found in corn, sunflower oil, safflower oil, and soybea...
Fatty acid from fish oil fights arrhythmias, sudden death
...n-6 PUFA (which are abundant in plant seed cooking oils
i.e. corn, safflower, sunflower seed oils), improved the ratios of the two types of fatty acids, therefore, decreasing the risk of sudden death. Marchioli emphasizes that the study findings need to be confirmed. The American Heart Association doe...