Scientists have developed a new cattle-feed supplement, which
dramatically boosts the content of unsaturated fatty acids over
saturated fats in cows' milk. It could also be used to reduce
saturated fat in meat, suggest the US-based...
The Sikh population could significantly reduce their risk of heart
disease by increasing their consumption of oily fish and as such
their levels of beneficial fish oil fatty acids, suggests new
research from the FSA.
Israeli company Enzymotec has launched an ingredient derived from
healthy fats for use in food applications. MultOil is based on
natural oils enriched with phytosterols and DAG, both thought to
help reduce the risk of cardiovascular...
Women who eat more eggs as teenagers may be less likely to develop
breast cancer later on, say researchers at Harvard University. They
also found that butter tended to raise the risk of the disease
while people who use vegetable oil...
A new receptor for fatty acids has been discovered by a team of
scientists at Lund University in Sweden. Their work shows that fat
acts as a signal to cells in important organs, such as the liver
and heart. The research offers new...
Danish vegetable oils and fats company Aarhus Oliefabrik announced
yesterday that together with Astion, it will increase the
development portfolio of BSP Pharma principally using oil from the
African shea nut.
A study on the effects of fatty diets on puppies, could provide
valuable insights into how oxidised fat affects growing children,
report researchers this month. The team found that even those fed a
moderate level of oxidised lipids...
The link between dietary fat intake and heart disease is strongly
linked to genes, according to research reported in today's rapid
access issue of Circulation. Researchers suggest that the
information could be used to help formulate...
Danish food ingredients company Aarhus Olie launched a nutritional
oil at the Vitafoods International trade fair in Geneva this week.
The product marks the companys first foray into the functional
Californian group Spectrum Organic Products has sold its organic
ingredients division to a company called Acirca for an undisclosed
sum. Spectrum will now focus on its core nutritional supplements
and edible oils businesses.
According to an expert on dietary fats and oils, pregnant and
nursing women must maintain diets rich in essential fatty acids to
help avoid certain emotional and physical health problems for
themselves and their babies.