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Scientists hail cholesterol-lowering vegetable fat discovery

By Oliver Morrison

Researchers at the KU Leuven university in Belgium have obtained an innovation grant from the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) to test and develop a new unsaturated fat which they claim remains solid at room temperature.


Cholesterol in eggs linked to cardiac disease: study

By Oliver Morrison

The risk of heart disease and death increases with the number of eggs an individual consumes, according to a US study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, however it said eating several eggs a week was "reasonable,"...

Go-ahead for chocoholics

Go-ahead for chocoholics

More research to suggest that chocolate could be of benefit arrived
this week with scientists in the US suggesting that dietary
flavonols found in certain chocolates and cocoa could improve blood
vessel function.

All sweetness and 'fight'

All sweetness and 'fight'

In the news again - food to fight cholesterol. A new study released
this week suggests that honey contains about the same level of
antioxidants as spinach, apples, bananas, oranges and strawberries.


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