Can Unsaturated Fat Boost Muscle in People With Overweight? Can Unsaturated Fat Boost Muscle in People With Overweight?
High doses of PUFAs didn ' t differentially affect lean tissue accumulation in middle-aged individuals with overweight, as in the elderly and young lean populations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - May 2, 2024 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Clinical Summary Source Type: news

‘Good’ fats can help control damaging bouts of inflammation in colitis
A new Yale-led study found that unsaturated fats such as those found in olive oil can alleviate symptoms of colitis in mice. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 21, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

7 Myths About Cholesterol, Debunked
You may not recall every lab value from your last physical, but you probably remember one: Your cholesterol level. If it’s higher than ideal, you’re not alone. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, between 2015 and 2018, almost 12% of U.S. adults ages 20 and up had high total cholesterol, defined as above 240 mg/dL. The type that physicians mostly worry about is LDL (or “bad”) cholesterol, which is one component of that total. Why do doctors care so much about cholesterol? First, “it predicts risk,” says Dr. Jeffrey Berger, a cardiologist and director of the C...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Hobson Tags: Uncategorized freelance healthscienceclimate heart health Source Type: news

Food Industry Exposes Five Billion People to Toxic Chemicals that Kill
Industrially produced trans fat is responsible for up to 500,000 premature deaths from coronary heart disease each year, according to WHO. Credit: Shutterstock.By Baher KamalMADRID, Feb 10 2023 (IPS) The food industry continues to intensively use toxic chemicals in their products, some of them provoking heart diseases and death. Trans fat is just one of them, adding to contaminating fertilisers, pesticides, microplastics and a long etcetera. “Trans fat is a toxic chemical that kills, and should have no place in food,” warns Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), informi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 10, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Food and Agriculture Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Best cooking fats for healthy cholesterol levels
Are you trying to remember which fat is the good fat to use in the kitchen? If you are confused about whether to use unsaturated fats, polyunsaturated, monounsaturated or saturated fats when cooking, it's understandable. It can be confusing. Dr. Regis Fernandes, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, says fats that raise your bad cholesterol levels and increase your risk for heart disease are the ones to avoid. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/drmIcHaxxfM Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0:59) is in the downloads at the end of this post.… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 19, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The daily addition to your breakfast that could lower 'bad' cholesterol
AVOCADOS have become a breakfast favourite in recent years. Containing high levels of vitamins and unsaturated fats the fruit is known to have a positive effect on our bodies. Research actually suggests eating just avocado a day could have far reaching health benefits. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol: The unsaturated fats and oils 'we all need' that make a 'huge difference'
AN EXCESS of cholesterol clogging up the arteries is a recipe for a heart attack or stroke. Yet, people can take charge of their health and make a "huge difference" to their cholesterol levels by eating healthily. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The simple cooking mistake that could be causing your levels to rise
HIGH cholesterol can be altered by choosing to follow a diet rich in unsaturated fats, fruits and vegetables. Choosing to cook your own meals is another way to keep levels healthy particularly if you avoid a certain mistake. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Butter or margarine: Which one can benefit your health the most?
BUTTER and margarine are popular spreads you can purchase in the supermarkets, but there's a clear difference between the two - one contains unsaturated fats while the other contains more saturated fats. Does it matter? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erectile Dysfunction: The Foods You Eat May Affect Your Risk
Men who ate a diet high in vegetables, fruits, nuts, fish and unsaturated fats, and low in meats and whole-fat dairy, had a lower risk of erectile dysfunction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Diet and Nutrition Impotence Source Type: news

Featured Review: Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes
ConclusionsWe did not find enough reliable evidence to find out whether a tax on the fat content of foods resulted in people eating less fat, or less saturated fat.We did not find any evidence about how a tax on the fat content of foods affected obesity or overweight.The results of our review will change when further evidence becomes available.Discussing the findings of this review, lead author Stefan Lhachimi said, “A tax on saturated fats could be in principle a good approach to reduce the consumption of so-called junk foods, a group of food products which is fiendishly tricky to define in legal terms. By taxing a main...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

Fats forwards – exploring the use of fats in our foods, today and beyond.
A report published by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) on the role of saturated fats in health concluded there ' s no need to change current advice; we should be following dietary patterns that are lower in saturated fats, and opting for foods that have a higher proportion of   unsaturated fats.Food manufacturers, suppliers and caterers have a particular responsibility in helping people to do this, but how can they lower saturated fats within the food chain, and what implications may this have for health?BNF  is delighted to welcome nutrition experts to discuss our fat intake, what fats are in our fo...
Source: The Nutrition Society - January 16, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Caroline Roberts Source Type: news

Fats forwards – exploring the use of fats in our foods, today and beyond.
A report published by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) on the role of saturated fats in health concluded there ' s no need to change current advice; we should be following dietary patterns that are lower in saturated fats, and opting for foods that have a higher proportion of   unsaturated fats.Food manufacturers, suppliers and caterers have a particular responsibility in helping people to do this, but how can they lower saturated fats within the food chain, and what implications may this have for health?BNF is delighted to welcome nutrition experts to discuss our fat intake, what fats are in our food...
Source: The Nutrition Society - January 13, 2020 Category: Nutrition Authors: Caroline Roberts Source Type: news

Cochrane Review on Saturated fats included in a report published by Public Health England
A report onSaturated Fats and Health by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) has recently been published by Public Health England using evidence from the Cochrane Heart Group review,Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease.The report from Public Health England considers the relationship between saturated fats, health outcomes and risk factors for non-communicable diseases in the general UK population.Dr Saverio Stranges, author of this Cochrane Review explains,“There is good evidence supporting the notion that reduction of saturated fat intake is likely to produce beneficial effects o...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - November 1, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Kitchen Essentials: Gadgets That Make Healthy Cooking Easier
THURSDAY, Aug. 29, 2019 -- The right tools make healthy cooking so much easier. Just a few gadgets can make all the difference. Olive, safflower and other plant-based oils are great unsaturated fat choices, but they do add calories. Cut the amount... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 29, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news