Consuming one egg a day is not tied to higher blood cholesterol levels and cardiovascular disease, even for individuals with a history of such conditions, an analysis of three global studies by researchers at Population Health Research Institute (PHRI)...
Daily consumption of at least 3 grams of oat beta-glucan may reduce cholesterol levels, with greater effects linked to high molecular weight forms of the ingredient, says a new meta-analysis of 28 randomized controlled trials.
Corn oil may have significantly greater effects on blood cholesterol levels than extra virgin olive oil, due in part to the natural cholesterol-blocking ability of plant sterols, according to new research from Biofortis, the clinical research arm of Merieux-NutriSciences.
Special edition: New trends in heart-healthy foods
The well-established heart health ingredients will remain kings of the castle for the foreseeable future, but there are some pretenders to the crown emerging, according to formulation experts at Fortitech.
With ten years of work behind it, two clinical trials (plus results of a third ready for publication), and Groupe Danone on-board, Canada’s Micropharma is rolling out its cholesterol-lowering Lactobacillus reuteri NCIMB 30242 for the US supplement, food...
Cognis and Cargill have simultaneously launched products on the US bread market by inking deals with mainstream companies that saw clinically-backed, cholesterol-lowering, sterol-imbued breads rolled out in various parts of the country yesterday.
Scientists working for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) are
developing new techniques to produce bread with high beta-glucan
content in a bid to create a loaf with increased functionally and
Most national dietary guidelines put the emphasis on reducing
saturated and total fat to combat high blood cholesterol, shows a
new study, while the US alone sets a limit on cholesterol
consumption from food.
The health benefits of differing low-fat diets are far from equal,
say researchers, suggesting that a low-fat diet rich in vegetables
and fruits has twice the cholesterol-lowering power of a
conventional low-fat diet.
Scientists have identified a molecular mechanism in the liver that explains how consuming foods rich in saturated fats and trans-fatty acids can send blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides soaring.
The knowledge gap between why people with low 'bad' cholesterol
levels are still susceptible to heart attacks could be near to
closing with breakthrough research from a nutritional food
scientist suggesting that the little...
Intitiatives by the food industry and governments to bring the
five-a-day phenomenon to the consumer gained further credence this
week with a new study showing fruit and vegetable consumption can