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Weight gain study suggests polyunsaturated oil healthier option

Short-term modest weight gains in healthy, normal weight young adults was associated with more bad cholesterol levels in those who ate muffins cooked using saturated oil. However, individuals in the same study who ate muffins made with polyunsaturated oils had […]

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Recent study adds weight to the low-carb vs. low-fat debate

 James Driscoll described himself 14 years ago as “happily married – and fat.” At 212 pounds, the now 48-year-old from Austin, Texas, wasn’t healthy and he wasn’t happy with

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Simple Science @Heart: Frequent fast-food eaters in Asia more likely to die of heart disease

A lot of hamburgers, pizza, fried chicken and other American-style fast foods dramatically increased the likelihood of death from heart disease among Southeast Asians. New research among Chinese-Singaporeans found