03 Jul

Study looks for diet/heart disease link

A study has identified a mechanism by which the Mediterranean diet prevents the development of coronary heart disease (CHD). The latest results of the long-term Predimed study – supported by the Spanish Health Ministry – have found that a diet rich in fruit and vegetables can decrease the oxidative damage to LDL cholesterol, exerting a […]

18 Sep

Palm Olein and Olive Oil — Spoilt For Choice

Is it Palm Olein superior to Olive? Olive oil is touted as the gold standard among all edible oils today; a reputation that has been gained primarily from its association of a lower incidence of heart disease among the Mediterranean populations who have traditionally consumed olive oil as their main dietary fat. The component of […]