polyunsaturated fats

Beware! Fatty acids could lower quality of semen


March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The type of fatty diets men consume could lower the quality of semen, a study reveals.The study of 99 males, 71 percent of whom were overweight ... Read more...

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Some fatty acids can be beneficial too


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Excessive consumption of a fat-rich diet could be fuelling the obesity epidemic in the US and other parts of the world. But not all fats are ... Read more...

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Presence of fat improves heart’s ability to pump


May 5th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Stripping diets of fat may impair the heart's ability to pump optimally, especially among patients suffering from cardiac failure.Results from studies conducted by assistant professor of ... Read more...

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Eating poorly ‘can increase the risk of depression’


January 27th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study has found that the ingestion of trans-fats and saturated fats increase the risk of suffering depression while olive oil protects against this mental illness.Scientists from ... Read more...

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Fish oil may also lower incidence of gum disease


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) like fish oil, known to have anti-inflammatory properties, shows promise for the effective treatment and ... Read more...

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Now, a perfect sandwich for every mood


July 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Now you can choose a perfect recipe for every thing - whether you are trying to get rid of a hangover or to boost your mood.Dietician Dalhia Campbell ... Read more...

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Walnuts: good for the heart, prostate


March 24th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Walnut consumption slows the growth of prostate cancer in mice and has beneficial effects on multiple genes related to the control of tumour growth and metabolism, researchers have ... Read more...

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Key components of Mediterranean diet that keep heart healthy


February 12th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): It is known that eating a Mediterranean diet similar to Italians or Greeks is beneficial for the heart.Now, the February issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource has covered ... Read more...

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Have walnuts to control diabetes


May 6th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Including walnuts in your daily diet can help keep type-2 diabetes under control, according to a new study. The study was conducted by a team headed by Linda ... Read more...

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Maternal consumption of canola oil cuts breast cancer risk in offsprings


November 19th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Heres some advice for mums to be consuming canola oil during pregnancy may help reduce their offsprings risk of developing breast cancer.Mothers with diets high in omega ... Read more...

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High cholesterol levels drop naturally in epileptic kids on high-fat anti-seizure diet


August 27th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): High cholesterol levels return to normal or near normal points naturally in epileptic children, who are treated with high-fat anti-seizure diet, suggests a new study.In the latest ... Read more...

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Diet before pregnancy may determine babys gender


June 9th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington June 9 (ANI): Diet prior to pregnancy may determine the gender of the offspring, a new study has found.The study, on sheep, led by R Michael Roberts from the Division ... Read more...

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