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.
Lower input non-organic and organically produced milk has been
found to contain significantly higher levels of beneficial fatty
acids, vitamins and antioxidants compared to higher chemical use
sources, a new UK study claims.
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