Tag: "saturated" at medical news
Mediterranean diet leads to longer life
...a moderate to high intake of fish; a low intake of saturated
fats, but high intake of unsaturated fats, particularly olive oil; a low intake of dairy products and meat; and a modest intake of alcohol, mostly as wine. Current evidence suggests that such a diet may be beneficial to health. The study involved ov...
Institute of Medicine news: Changes needed in WIC program
...ion that people limit their intake of cholesterol, saturated
fat, and total fat. To help participants reduce their saturated
fat intakes, the WIC program should offer only milk that contains no more than 2 percent fat in the ...
Eliminating enzyme dramatically reduces cardiovascular disease
...ust as much heart disease as monkeys that were fed saturated
fat, even though their levels of "bad" cholesterol decreased. "Monkeys eating monounsaturated fat had all of the positive risk factor changes, but they still got heart disease," said Rudel. "What didn't go in the right direction? We believe it may t...
All low-fat diets are not equal, Stanford study shows
... - even when both meals contain the same amount of saturated
fat and cholesterol. The finding, published in the...ventional diet, focused solely on avoiding harmful saturated
fat and cholesterol. Diners ate such foods as frozen waffles and turkey bologna sandwiches. The seco...
Annals of Internal Medicine tip sheet for May 3, 2005
...vels Better than Low-Fat Diet Alone A diet low in saturated
fats and cholesterol and high in plant-based foods... study, the two diets were identical in total fat, saturated
fat, protein, carbohydrate and cholesterol but one included many more plant-based foods. An editoria...
Does a family dinner guarantee slimmer kids?
... fruits and vegetables; less fried food, soda, and saturated
and trans fat; lower glycemic load; and more fiber intake....
New NHLBI-sponsored study shows programs can teach children to eat healthier
...on program and were taught to follow a diet low in saturated
fat and dietary cholesterol adopted significantly ...lesterol diet decreased their intake of total fat, saturated
fat and cholesterol within the first year of the study and maintained lower levels for several more ...
Design of neonatal intensive care units critical to infant health
...high anxiety situations prefer pastels rather than saturated
colors. Common sense, she says, dictates that color schemes should be subdued so they don't interfere with accurate reading of the infants' skin color. "The future of evidenced-base design for infants and staff in NICUs is hopeful," She...
Elevated CRP can foil diet's ability to lower cholesterol
...restricts total fat to 30 percent of calories with saturated
fat less than 10 percent. Hilpert notes, "Although there are specific dietary factors, like soy, that have been shown to lower blood cholesterol, not all people experience this benefit. Our study suggests that if your CRP is elevated, you may not b...
Poly/mono balance important to cholesterol-lowering diet
...the best fats for a heart healthy diet, trans- and saturated
fats have long been recognized as undesirable and ...fact that the olive oil diet, which is also low in saturated
fat, did not lower cholesterol levels compared with the average American diet. Also surprising was ...
Nutritional info helps teens make better choices
... Labels included serving size; calories; total and saturated
fat, cholesterol, sodium, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, protein, vitamins A and C, calcium and iron. While the study showed that the fiber, Vitamin A, C, iron and sodium content did not influence student choices, calorie and fat levels appeared ...
Lorenzo's oil shows promise in reducing risk of debilitating disease in genetic disorder
...ls. Individuals with ALD accumulate high levels of saturated
very long-chain fatty acids (VLCFA) in their brain...s oil), which was shown to normalize the levels of saturated
very long-chain fatty acids within four weeks in most patients with ALD. "The striking effect of LO ...
Government policy changes lead to dramatic drop in heart disease deaths in Poland
...J. In 1991 the Polish government cut subsidies for saturated
fats - i.e. from dairy and animal sources. Researc...ar period (to 1999), people were consuming 7% less saturated
fat, while consumption of polyunsaturated fats had risen by 57%. The sharp drop in deaths cannot sim...
Mars breaks new ground in heart health with Cocoavia
...y. "Combined with daily exercise and a diet low in saturated
fat and cholesterol, CocoaVia TM can play a valuable role in maintaining heart health." Captures Your Passion for Chocolate Pleasure "While the product provides real chocolate pleasure, you will only find it in the healthy foods section, not ...
Hopkins experts highlight strategies to raise levels of so-called good HDL cholesterol
...y control, the researchers recommend a diet low in saturated
fat and rich in the polyunsaturated fatty acids found in foods such as oils (olive, canola, soy and flaxseed), nuts (almonds, peanuts, walnuts and pecans), and cold-water fish (salmon and mackerel), and shellfish. Consumption of carbohydrates, they ...
'Healthy weight, healthy shape' key in preventing heart disease
...have stopped smoking, reduced their consumption of saturated
(or 'bad') fats, increased daily intake of fruits and vegetables, and achieved greater levels of physical activity. Other CVD risk factors (e.g. weight and shape, blood pressure, and blood fat profile) all improved, and the vast majority were prescr...
Harvard doc health habits
...steps to lowertheir risk: exercise and eating less saturated
fat and more fiber. Surprisingly, only 42.2 percent were taking a statin drug. The editors surmise that ignorance of their cholesterol levels might be the problem-41 percent of those in the higher risk category didn't know their LDL level. Aspirin us...
Fried food and fatter kids
... reported higher total caloric intakes, intakes of saturated
and trans fats, sugar-sweetened beverages, and red... heart disease (e.g. high consumption of trans and saturated
fats), cancer (e.g. low consumption of fruits and vegetables), and type 2 diabetes (e.g. high glycem...
Other highlights in the October 5 JNCI
...of poultry, fish, dairy products, eggs, total fat, saturated
fat, or cholesterol and pancreatic cancer risk. They suggest that because fat is not likely to contribute to the mechanism underlying the findings for meat consumption, carcinogenic substances resulting from meat preparation techniques might be respo...
Total cholesterol level among US adults continues to decline
...rated only a small change in the overall intake of saturated
fat or cholesterol. "The continued decrease of t...althy lifestyle, which includes reducing intake of saturated
fat and cholesterol, achieving and maintaining healthy weight, and increasing physical activity for ...
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