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Functional foods reduce cholesterol

According to a new research, a daily dose of a soybean nutrient in ground beef can lower total cholesterol and the "bad", or LDL, cholesterol levels in young men. Functional foods are foods that have a health benefit beyond just supplying essential nutrients. //There has been a trend of adding value to f...

Prevention And Timely Medical Care Can Help With Bug Bites

...quito netting. Repellents containing citronella or soybean oil are generally considered safe, but may not be as effective, points out the investigators. Source: Newswise...

Soy Benefits May Not Be As Much As Thought Before

...arch and Quality had reported that the benefits of soybean on health may have been overrated, as the reported...sumption of soy protein found in tofu // and other soybean products may result in a small reduction in low-density lipoprotein (LDL, known as bad cholesterol) ...

Soy Not Such A Wonder For Health?

...consumption of soy protein found in tofu and other soybean products may result in a small reduction in LDL. //In addition, isoflavones found in soy may reduce the frequency of hot flashes in post-menopausal women. However, the available studies on the health impacts of soy were limited in number, of poor qua...

Soy Protein Rich Diet May Help Fatty Liver Of Diabetics

...arch and Quality had reported that the benefits of soybean on health may have been overrated, as the reported health benefits from this product are too less. ...

PUFA Good For Heart: Gets The Scientific Seal

...s (e.g., soft, trans fat-free margarines made from soybean and canola oil)(1). In fact, an increase in polyunsaturated fat consumption is found to have a greater reduction in CHD risk than increased fruit intake or reduced smoking. Walter Willett, M.D., Department of Nutrition at the Harvard School of Publi...

The ideal composition of intravenous lipid emulsion

...flammation and immunosuppression. The creation of soybean oil-based lipid emulsions, for use in parenteral n...respiratory distress and insulin insensitivity. In soybean oil-based emulsions the ratio of ù-6 to ù-3 fatty acids is approximately 7:1. These classes of fatty...

Vitamin E: good, bad or ugly???

...periments, the kind of vitamin E found in corn and soybean oil, gamma-tocopherol, ultimately destroyed animal...ited States we tend to eat a diet rich in corn and soybean oil, so we consume much greater amounts of gamma-tocopherol than alpha-tocopherol. But most of the v...

Promise for Soya Allergy Sufferers

Two Chinese soybean lines that grow without the primary protein linked...ence Center in St. Louis screened more than 16,000 soybean lines kept in the USDA's National Soybean Germplasm Collection. The findings will appear later this ...

New Variety Of Soybean Oil

A new variety of soybean oil that has twice the amount of oleic acid found in conventional soybean oil and only 1 percent of linolenic acid //is being tested by researchers at the Iowa State Universi...

Americans Deficient In Dietary Intake Of Choline Needed for Fetal Brain Development

...vels in processed foods is to add extra amounts of soybean lecithin, which is a naturally occurring emulsifier that has for long been used as a functional food ingredient. The study, ‘Choline Awareness in America’, was conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation's CARAVAN? on 1020 adults of the ages 18 a...

Fast food giant KFC to switch to trans fat free menus

...that all the outlets of KFC will use low linolenic soybean oil by April 2007.In a statement issued by KFC it was announced that changes have already been incorporated in many of their restaurants. KFC’s decision was praised by a health group based in Washington DC which had earlier slapped a lawsuit ag...

Soy’s Restorative Powers Confirme

...sing because this is a safe, natural compound from soybean and is given orally.” Further analysis revealed that the central nervous systems of animals that received BBIC showed “significantly less inflammation and demyelination” than those that didn’t receive the therapy. “It’s the first time that BBIC has...

Healthy Potato Chips: A Trans Fat Oil With Health Benefits

...y and produces significantly higher CLA content of soybean oil. The photo-irradiated oil contains 25 percent CLA, Proctor said. Beef and dairy products contain less than 1 percent. The term “trans fatty acids” refers to the manner in which carbon atoms are bound together in the oil molecules. Jain adds iod...

Trans Fat Ban: Watch Saturated Fats and Calories Too

...e of primary fat, including partially hydrogenated soybean oil (trans fat), palm oil (50 percent saturated fat), non-hydrogenated soybean oil (only 16 percent saturated fat), and canola oil (only 7 percent saturated fat). The results, ...

Oleic-acid-rich Sunflowers Give Trans-fat Alternative - Study

...per cent oleic acid, 71.6 per cent linoleic acid), soybean oil, corn oil and peanut oil. Writing in the Elsevier journal Food Chemistry, Smith and her co-workers report that under tests of the oxidative stability of the oils, the high oleic acid containing sunflower oil performed better than the regular oi...

Outsourcing Farming, a Chinese Initiative

...l, the biggest grain trader in the world. Brazil’s soybean industry is losing acres to sugar cane for ethanol...hina has continued its buying spree in Brazil. The soybean trade between the countries has exploded. Last year Brazil sent nearly 11 million tons of beans to C...

Chinese Cooks Spoil the Broth

... while cooking. The culprit is thought to be the soybean milk which was not adequately boiled, experts conjecture. Further, it has come to light that many manufacturers do not label foods appropriately. Some food stuffs were found to have illegal food additives. Investigations are on and the cooks along...

Study Finds Glycerin to Be a Good Source for Cattle Feed

...quid based and comes mostly from the processing of soybean oil. He also said it meets stringent FDA regulations. "We're really looking at the energy value and how it compares to corn. When the animal consumes glycerin, it's absorbed, and the glycerin is used to make glucose. Actually, it's like feeding su...

Campaign Against Trans Fat Gaining Fruit in US

...ack foods. Applebees is now using a blend of two soybean oils it claims do not compromise the taste, texture or quality of its food. "After extensive testing with our guests, we found that our foods cooked in zero trans fat oil still have the great taste out guests have come to expect from Applebee's," s...

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