Researchers investigating the healthiness of DuPont’s GM soybean oil Plenish versus other oils have found coconut may be best – beating even olive oil. But it’s best to have a diverse diet with oil from many sources, they say.
Shea and palm oil derivatives may lead the way as the most common sources of cocoa butter alternatives for use in chocolate, but researchers are discovering novel forms ranging from mango seed to camel hump fat.
Cutting out saturated animal fats in favour of omega-6 polyunsaturated vegetable could lead to an increased risk of death among patients with heart disease, according to fresh insights from clinical trial data first collected in the 1960s.
Supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) prevented
age-related bone loss in mice, says a new study that could offer a
dietary therapy for protecting against the ever-growing threat of
Scientists at Iowa State have developed soybean oil rich in oleic
acid and low in linolenic acid, and are now seeking food companies
to test if the oil can be used in applications previously beyond
the scope of conventional soybean...
Working to bring low fat lamb products to the European marketplace
scientists in Spain are set to add value to the end product with
new research focusing on boosting the presence of the disease
fighting 'friendly fat? conjugated...