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Soft drink makers back product reformulation as 'healthier' than taxation - EURACTIV

Fri, 2017-06-23 07:02

EURACTIV

Soft drink makers back product reformulation as 'healthier' than taxation
EURACTIV
Last week, the EU's 28 health ministers backed national initiatives aimed at reformulating foods in order to reduce levels of salt, saturated fat, trans-fatty acids, added sugar and energy density, given the role they play in the development of non ...

Coconut oil is out. These are the oils you should be using, experts say - WZZM

Fri, 2017-06-23 06:11

WZZM

Coconut oil is out. These are the oils you should be using, experts say
WZZM
Like a gluten-free lifestyle, Hensrud said benefits of coconut oil aren't supported by good data. Coconut oil is high in saturated fat. Current data shows saturated and trans fats raise bad (LDL) cholesterol levels. When shopping for a healthy oil ...
Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil are healthyBusinessGhana
Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association | CirculationCirculation

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How Bad for You Are Fried Foods? - WebMD

Thu, 2017-06-22 14:41

WebMD

How Bad for You Are Fried Foods?
WebMD
The FDA ban on trans fats, which takes full effect in 2018, won't necessarily make fried foods healthier, Cahill says. Many restaurants have already switched to other oils in advance of the ban. “The trans fat ban will make fried foods safer ...

Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil are healthy - BusinessGhana

Thu, 2017-06-22 00:12

Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil are healthy
BusinessGhana
Further, unsaturated oils are known to contain trans- fatty acids which the WHO has blamed as the source of the non-communicable diseases. Ingested unsaturated oils produce free radicals in the body; hence medical personnel tend to recommend ...

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Schools play a key role in promoting a healthy diet plan for students - Daily News & Analysis

Tue, 2017-06-20 20:05

Daily News & Analysis

Schools play a key role in promoting a healthy diet plan for students
Daily News & Analysis
It's worthwhile to appoint trained dieticians across campuses who can advice students on the benefits of salt reduction, reduction of sugar-rich beverages and avoidance of trans-fatty acids from the diet. The recommended sugar intake for children from ...

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Coconut oil is out. These are the oils you should be using, experts say - USA TODAY

Tue, 2017-06-20 15:36

USA TODAY

Coconut oil is out. These are the oils you should be using, experts say
USA TODAY
Coconut oil is high in saturated fat. Current data shows saturated and trans fats raise bad (LDL) cholesterol levels. When shopping for a healthy oil, Hensrud said go for one with high levels of monounsaturated or polyunsaturated fats. Both are ...
Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil are healthyGhana News Agency
Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association | CirculationCirculation
Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy.USA TODAY
American Heart Association News
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Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil are healthy - Ghana News Agency

Tue, 2017-06-20 12:32

Ghana News Agency

Coconut and Palm Kernel Oil are healthy
Ghana News Agency
Further, unsaturated oils are known to contain trans- fatty acids which the WHO has blamed as the source of the non-communicable diseases. Ingested unsaturated oils produce free radicals in the body; hence medical personnel tend to recommend ...
Experts tell what oils you should use instead of coconut oilWTSP 10 News
Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association | CirculationCirculation
Coconut oil isn't healthy. It's never been healthy.USA TODAY
American Heart Association News
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'PAHIRAP SA MAHIRAP' | Lawmaker nixes bills that seek to impose addt'l taxes on products with sugar, salt, trans-fat - InterAksyon

Tue, 2017-06-20 11:59

InterAksyon

'PAHIRAP SA MAHIRAP' | Lawmaker nixes bills that seek to impose addt'l taxes on products with sugar, salt, trans-fat
InterAksyon
MANILA, Philippines – There are more than eight million Filipinos who can't meet their basic food needs, according to latest available government data. And an activist-lawmaker worries that the numbers may increase if what he calls “pahirap bills ...

Fats in moderation are essential parts of a healthy diet - Pueblo Chieftain

Mon, 2017-06-19 17:19

Pueblo Chieftain

Fats in moderation are essential parts of a healthy diet
Pueblo Chieftain
Trans fat severely hurt cholesterol levels and increased the free-flowing fat in the bloodstream (triglycerides). "(Trans fat) got a really big push because they thought saturated fats were bad," Cawrse said. "Trans fat is kind of made in a lab. You ...

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Life in the Fats Lane - Omaha Reader

Mon, 2017-06-19 08:41

Omaha Reader

Life in the Fats Lane
Omaha Reader
Doctors have endorsed cigarette smoking as innocuous pleasure and in the '60s, cardiologists pimped trans fat margarine as “heart healthy.” But we're here to claim, “Fear not the fat.” Good fat and bad fat can very generally be discerned by a simple ...

Will Re-Using Leftover Cooking Oil Harm Your Family? Read This. - NDTV

Mon, 2017-06-19 03:29

NDTV

Will Re-Using Leftover Cooking Oil Harm Your Family? Read This.
NDTV
According to our expert Nutritionist Dr. Anju Sood, "cooking oils should never be re-used as they turn rancid and increase the trans-fatty acids which are extremely dangerous for your health. Especially, avoid re-heating cold-pressed oils as they have ...

TRANS FATS …… WORST FATS TO CONSUME - Kasmir Monitor

Sun, 2017-06-18 11:31

Kasmir Monitor

TRANS FATS …… WORST FATS TO CONSUME
Kasmir Monitor
Naturally-occurring trans fats are produced in the gut of some animals and foods made from these animals (e.g., milk and meat products) may contain small quantities of these fats. Artificial trans fats (or trans fatty acids) are created in an ...

Top 5 Energy Boosting Foods for Working Women - NDTV

Sun, 2017-06-18 10:51

NDTV

Top 5 Energy Boosting Foods for Working Women
NDTV
Packed with fiber, multigrain cookies also has 'zero-cholesterol' and 'zero trans-fat'. For those who have to adhere to certain dietary restrictions, why not try sugar free cookies? The perfect guilt-free snack for weigh twatchers and diabetics, sugar ...

GUEST COLUMN: Guidelines for triglyceride levels - International Falls Journal

Sat, 2017-06-17 08:34

International Falls Journal

GUEST COLUMN: Guidelines for triglyceride levels
International Falls Journal
Avoid saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol. This is a complex subject. A good starting point is to stay away from foods that come from animals such as meat, dairy and eggs. But there are plant-based foods that are bad for you, too. These include ...

OMRF offers heart disease prevention tips - NewsOK.com

Sat, 2017-06-17 04:04

OMRF offers heart disease prevention tips
NewsOK.com
Trans fatty acids, or trans fats, were developed as a substitute for saturated fats such as lard and can be found in fried foods, snack foods and baked goods. “But they're far more deadly than the saturated fats they replaced,” said Prescott. Trans ...

This one food is healthier than olive oil - Bel Marra Health

Fri, 2017-06-16 16:00

Bel Marra Health

This one food is healthier than olive oil
Bel Marra Health
Bonus points: the oil is cholesterol free, trans fat-free, and has a low saturated fat content (about 12 percent). A study published in the Journal of Preventive Cardiology uncovered that the dietary use of mustard oil lowered the odds of developing ...

Fatty Acids and Age-Related Vision Loss - Medical News Bulletin

Thu, 2017-06-15 09:46

Medical News Bulletin

Fatty Acids and Age-Related Vision Loss
Medical News Bulletin
The authors of a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition investigate the possible influence of ?-linolenic acid (ALA), — a type of fatty acid that can be found in two forms: trans and cis. They hope that if they can find a ...

PFA panel recommends banning banaspati ghee - The Express Tribune

Sun, 2017-06-11 22:29

The Express Tribune

PFA panel recommends banning banaspati ghee
The Express Tribune
According to research papers published by the National Institute of Food Science and Nutrition at University of Agriculture Faisalabad, banaspati ghee is a hydrogenated formed from palm oil that contains around 44% palmitic acid and 10% to 40% trans ...

Fred Kummerow, 102, early opponent of trans fats - The Boston Globe - The Boston Globe

Sun, 2017-06-11 19:07

The Boston Globe

Fred Kummerow, 102, early opponent of trans fats - The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe
The German-born biochemist and lifelong contrarian's nearly 50 years of advocacy led to a federal government ban on the use of trans-fatty acids in processed ...

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