Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

Saturated Fat (cholesterol) Theory of Heart Disease Began With Ancel Keys

According to the “Heart of the Matter,” American physiologist Ancel Benjamin Keys can be credited with originating and cementing the saturated fat/cholesterol theory of heart disease. In the 1950’s, Keys produced research that showed perfect correlations between cardiovascular disease and the dietary consumption of fat in several prominent Western countries. But, there was a problem […]

Plant-Based Foods In High Demand

Plant-Based Foods In High Demand

$AAK.ST AAK, (STO:AAK.ST) a world leader in value-adding vegetable oils and fats, has launched AkoPlanet™, a new portfolio with tailor-made solutions for food manufacturers developing plant-based alternatives to products within the meat, dairy and ice cream segments. “Vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diets are rapidly growing, creating new and exciting opportunities for food manufacturers”, says Johan Westman, […]

Give Your Brain a Boost, Eat Real Food

Give Your Brain a Boost, Eat Real Food

Give Your Brain a Boost, Eat Real Food Giving your brain a boost can be as simple as eating Real foods, so no junk food That is what research published by the National Institutes of Health indicates, pointing out that your cognitive ability can be influenced by several hormones produced in the brain, and that […]

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right

Protect Your Eyesight, Eat Right More than 70% of survey respondents from a National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) survey revealed that the loss of their eyesight would have the greatest impact on their day-to-day activities. Further, as rates of chronic diseases like diabetes rise, along with an aging population, rates of blindness and low […]