Tag: "trans" at medical news
Does a family dinner guarantee slimmer kids?
...getables; less fried food, soda, and saturated and trans
fat; lower glycemic load; and more fiber intake....
Government policy changes lead to dramatic drop in heart disease deaths in Poland
...ats in the diet, while maintaining a low intake of trans
fatty acids, can reduce deaths from heart disease. An accompanying commentary notes that Poland and the Czech Republic are exceptions in the east/west European divide, bucking a thirty-year trend which has seen heart disease rates rising or stagnant ...
Fried food and fatter kids
...er total caloric intakes, intakes of saturated and trans
fats, sugar-sweetened beverages, and red and proce...s, such as 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....
Low-fat diet's benefits for women less than expected, Stanford researcher says
...men who reduced their consumption of saturated and trans
fats. "Just switching to low-fat foods is not like... women should focus on reducing saturated fats and trans
fats." She also recommended that women eat more vegetables, in particular dark, leafy greens and cru...
National study finds no effect from reducing total dietary fat
...d fats, such as the saturated fat in meats and the trans
fat used in baked goods and potato chips. "The stu...e including following a diet low in saturated fat, trans
fat and cholesterol." Current dietary guidelines call for keeping saturated fats to less than 10 per...
Risk of cardiovascular disease or stroke not significantly decreased with low-fat diet
...ed in those with lower intakes of saturated fat or trans
fat or higher intakes of vegetables/fruits. "To achieve a significant public health impact on CVD events, a greater magnitude of change in multiple macronutrients and micronutrients and other behaviors that influence CVD risk factors may be necessar...
Trans fat leads to weight gain even on same total calories, animal study shows
...tes and heart disease may be accelerated by eating trans
fat such as partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, ...rest University School of Medicine. "Diets rich in trans
fat cause a redistribution of fat tissue into the abdomen and lead to a higher body weight even when...
Going where no unhydrogenated soybean oil has gone before
...cal process that increases shelf life but produces trans
fats. Trans fats have been linked to increased cho...requiring food manufacturers to show the amount of trans
fats on nutrition facts labels. The new oil is the product of research conducted in the university'...
Food labels should list all fats to help cut heart disease, say experts
Food labels should list trans
fats as well as cholesterol and saturated fat to h...rd in this week's BMJ. Trans fats (also known as trans
fatty acids) are solid fats found in margarines, biscuits, cakes, and fast food. Scientists think th...
Compound in dairy products targets diabetes
...of other lipids present in these products, such as trans
fatty acids. Instead, he suggests that in addition to a well-balanced diet, it is advantageous to incorporate CLA as a dietary supplement, or to seek out new products that enrich foods such as butter, margarine and ice cream with CLA. "Adult-onset...
High-fat, copper-rich diets associated with increased rates of cognitive decline in older adults
...older adults whose diets are high in saturated and trans
fats, a high intake of copper may be associated wi...inked fat intake, especially that of saturated and trans
fats, to Alzheimer's disease and other forms of cognitive difficulties, according to background info...
A little TLC goes a long way toward reducing high cholesterol
...following a TLC diet means reducing saturated fat, trans
fat, and cholesterol in order to lower LDL, the "b... reach your goal. To help reduce saturated fat, trans
fat, and dietary cholesterol, the guide offers tips on choosing and preparing low fat meals, selecti...
Trans fat ban: Watch saturated fats and calories too
...New York City passed a law to phase out the use of trans
fat in restaurants. Other cities, including Boston...es Lichtenstein. "There is no biological need for trans
fat and intake is associated with adverse health outcomes. However, the media attention on the trans...
New fat, same old problem with an added twist?
...d the use of partially hydrogenated oils, known as trans
fats, in restaurants, a ban now under consideratio...ng fat in commercial products to replace unhealthy trans
fats raises blood glucose and depresses insulin in humans, common precursors to diabetes. Furthermo...
Highlights from the February 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...s and whole grains; and less saturated fatty acid, trans
fatty acid, total fat, cholesterol and alcohol. However, the researchers found continuing "areas of concern" in the study participants' diets over two decades: "unfavorable" sodium and fish consumption and a "continuous deterioration" in overall "e...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- January 31, 2007
...are very rich in lycopene, but it is the so-called trans
isomer, a chemical form different from the cis isomer, that people absorb more efficiently into the body. In their experiments, researchers fed volunteers tomato sauce made from tangerine tomatoes, which have a bright orange color and more of the cis...
Having elevated risk factors in young adulthood raises risk of coronary calcium later on
...hoose a diet that is low in sodium, saturated fat, trans
fat and cholesterol, and get at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most, or preferably all, days of the week. ...