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Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia exhibitors on SEA market, health & wellness sectors

The seventh edition of Vitafoods Asia will be held in Singapore from September 5 to 6, 2017. With lifestyle trends and changing consumer demand, what...

Americas: Palsgaard ahead of CO2-neutrality goal in Mexico

Palsgaard's Mexican branch celebrated having achieved carbon dioxide (CO2)-neutrality in 2016 recently. In 2016, the company achieved CO2-neutrality at its headquarters and largest production site...

Asia/Middle East: Vitamin E may lower risk of acute kidney injury, researchers say

Acute kidney injury is quite a common adverse effect that associates with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions. Vitamin E may decrease the risk...

Americas: Omega-3 intake lowers CHD risk

EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

Americas: Major saturated fatty acids may increase risk of heart disease

Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids — found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil— may increase risk...

Europe: Study finds high-fat diet disrupts brain maturation

High consumption of fatty foods during adolescence may in fact impair cognitive functions in adulthood, according to a recent study conducted by researchers from...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra says fat is beneficial to health

For decades, experts advised people to reduce their fat intake, however they now agree that fats are actually beneficial for people’s health, and dairy...

Americas: Study finds link between fatty acid and longevity

The fatty acid linoleic acid (Omega 6) in subcutaneous adipose tissue was linked to lower mortality among older men followed over a 15-year period,...

Americas: Nuts may have inflammatory effects on humans

In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with...

Americas: Eating butter may not be fatal, find researchers

Butter consumption was only weakly associated with total mortality, not associated with cardiovascular disease, and slightly inversely associated (protective) with diabetes, according to a...
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