Navigation Links
Monosaturated fats reduce metabolic syndrome risk
Date:3/29/2013

Canola oil and high-oleic canola oils can lower abdominal fat when used in place of other selected oil blends, according to a team of American and Canadian researchers. The researchers also found that consuming certain vegetable oils may be a simple way of reducing the risk of metabolic syndrome, which affects about one in three U.S. adults and one in five Canadian adults.

"The monounsaturated fats in these vegetable oils appear to reduce abdominal fat, which in turn may decrease metabolic syndrome risk factors," said Penny Kris-Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, Penn State.

In the randomized, controlled trial, 121 participants at risk for metabolic syndrome received a daily smoothie containing 40 grams (1.42 ounces) of one of five oils as part of a weight maintenance, heart-healthy, 2000-calorie per day diet. Members of the group had five risk factors characterized by increased belly fat, low "good" hdl cholesterol and above average blood sugar, blood pressure and triglycerides that increase the risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The researchers repeated this process for the remaining four oils.

The results were presented at the American Heart Association's EPI/NPAM 2013 Scientific Sessions in New Orleans.

Results showed that those who consumed canola or high-oleic canola oils on a daily basis for four weeks lowered their belly fat by 1.6 percent compared to those who consumed a flax/safflower oil blend. Abdominal fat was unchanged by the other two oils, which included a corn/safflower oil blend and high-oleic canola oil enriched with an algal source of the omega-3 DHA. Both the flax/safflower and corn/safflower oil blends were low in monounsaturated fat.

According to the American Heart Association, many of the factors that contribute to metabolic syndrome can be addressed by a healthy diet, exercise and weight loss, which can significantly reduce health risks of this condition.

"It is evident that
'/>"/>

Contact: Sara LaJeunesse
SDL13@psu.edu
814-863-4325
Penn State
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Huntingtons Disease Linked to Reduced Cancer Risk in Study
2. BMC study shows diverting passengers to elevators could help reduce falls at Logan Airport
3. Decision guide reduced uncertainty over breast cancer prevention, study finds
4. Scoliosis Treatment Might Reduce Need for Surgeries
5. Exercise helps smokers to quit smoking, to remain smoke-free and to reduce the risk of death
6. Additional blood pressure screening may reduce incidence of CVD events and death by up to 3 percent
7. Groundbreaking Nigeria summit results in major commitment to reduce child deaths
8. Soy-based S-equol supplement reduces hot flash frequency, muscle & joint pain in US women
9. Use of dedicated pediatric imaging departments for pediatric CT reduces radiation dose
10. Automated breast ultrasound dramatically reduces physician interpretation time
11. Diabetic retinopathy research could reduce screening costs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... 23, 2015 LunaDress, with its top dressmaking ... industry. Now, the business is showing its latest designs of ... , According to the company’s CEO, all the fresh new ... with big discounts, up to 80% off. All the clothes ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Woodloch Pines, an all-inclusive family ... by TripAdvisor as the number one best large hotel for ... the world for their annual Travelers’ Choice Awards. , ... The website is home to millions of unbiased and honest ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 Padre Murphy's and Owner Tom ... Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). The PPHA's passion ... getting everyone, including NFL greats, treated for obstructive sleep apnea ... groups supporting the cause in the valley. The most recent ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... The Incredible Bulk is a revolutionary method put ... muscle by up to 30lbs in less than 12 weeks ... Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , “Our Incredible ... diet formula that allows the body to pack on a ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Minn. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Blue Cross ... those Minnesotans who exemplify what it means to “Live Fearless.” ... chance for people to share their stories about how they ... or simply inspired others by living in the moment. By ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LunaDress Shows The Latest Styles Of Wedding Dresses In 2015 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 2Health News:TripAdvisor Names Woodloch Pines Best Hotel for Families in America 3Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to Showcase “Faces of Fearless” 2
... Kenya, April 24 A multi-country,project called ACTwatch, ... malaria treatment, will be launched in Nairobi,Friday -- ... ACTwatch, which is,funded by a grant from the ... related to access to antimalarials, specifically,artemisinin-based combination therapies ...
... Scientific,Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) is scheduled to participate ... being held April 30 - May,2 in Miami., ... LaViolette, Chief,Operating Officer of Boston Scientific, will present a ... and answer session., A live webcast of Mr. ...
... lights up, offering neural explanation for everyday behaviors , , ... be telling you to be nice because it will ... study. , Japanese researchers using functional magnetic resonance ... or reputational rewards for good deeds done found that ...
... overtime pay to Home Health,employees, CHICAGO, April 24 ... the state Department of Labor has,forwarded the wage complaint ... to the Office of the Attorney General for prosecution. ... Care owes $381,000 in back wages to 64 Home ...
... Rice University, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute and ... million federal grant for research in east Houston ... personalized health monitoring to people with chronic diseases ... to examine how patients with chronic diseases use ...
... Notes conference shows nonviolent,protest by women and children, ... April 24 With raw video from the,Labor ... protest held,by mostly women and children, SEIU District ... called on AFL-CIO President John Sweeney,to retract his ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ACTwatch, to Improve Malaria Treatment, to Be Launched on World Malaria Day 2Health News:Money, Praise Similarly Activate Brain's Reward Center 2Health News:Wage Complaint Forwarded to Attorney General for Prosecution 2Health News:NSF awards $1.5M for study of in-home health care via wireless networks 2Health News:NSF awards $1.5M for study of in-home health care via wireless networks 3Health News:SEIU RN Dian Palmer Calls on AFL-CIO Head John Sweeney to Review Video From Dearborn Protest, Retract Statement Accepting CNA Distortions 2Health News:SEIU RN Dian Palmer Calls on AFL-CIO Head John Sweeney to Review Video From Dearborn Protest, Retract Statement Accepting CNA Distortions 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 A lot of discussion in the medical community ... illnesses, injuries, or conditions. As medical science advances, doctors and ... ones that they consider to be more cutting edge. Yet, ... textbook method of treatment that stands out as the best ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  MedScope ( www.medscope.org ), the leading provider ... 2015 Connected World magazine Connected World Award ... that can be used anywhere, anytime. The nomination was ... In nominating MedScope, Landon Garner , Director ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  HyGreen, Inc., a leader in hand hygiene ... RCA Medical, a subsidiary of Ascendis Health Limited, in ... Each year, hundreds of millions of patients around the ... are transmitted from patient to patient via the unwashed ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:No One-Size-Fits-All Remedy for Hernia Correction 2MedScope Nominated by RacoWireless for Prestigious 2015 Connected World Magazine Connected World Award 2HyGreen Partners with RCA Medical in Johannesburg, South Africa 2
... Inc. (Nasdaq: VNDA ), announced today that ... for tasimelteon, an oral dual melatonin receptor agonist in ... in blind individuals with no light perception. This follows ... for Orphan Medicinal Products (COMP) of the European Medicines ...
... 2011 Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX ), ... president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at ... 17, 2011, at 9:30 a.m. EDT being held at the ... to present an overview of the company. A ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Vanda Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Designation in Europe for tasimelteon 2Vanda Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Designation in Europe for tasimelteon 3Vanda Pharmaceuticals Receives Orphan Drug Designation in Europe for tasimelteon 4
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: