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Some Experts Dispute AHA Warning on Saturated Fats, Coconut Oil

After the American Heart Association’s warning about the saturated fat content of coconut oil, some experts have weighed in and found the health organization’s study wanting.

MUFAs May Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

The study found that the key lies in monounsaturated fatty acids like those found in olive oil, sesame oil, nuts, seeds, avocados, and peanut butter.

Parts of the Mediterranean Diet Are More Beneficial for Colorectal Health

Adherence to a combination of three components of the Mediterranean diet can reduce the risk of developing a precancerous colorectal lesion by 85 percent.

How Coconut Oil Got Its Reputation for Being Healthy in the First Place

Health food fanatics were in a tizzy after coconut oil was called out by the American Heart Association for its high saturated fat content. But how did coconut oil get its reputation for being healthy in the first place?
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Researchers Conclude Frying With Olive Oil Is Safe

Researchers again debunked the belief that frying using olive oil is unsafe. Findings suggest that frying with olive oil is not more harmful than using other oils, and may even be the safer option.

‘Lab on a Chip’ Could Monitor Exposure to Dangerous Molecules

Engineers have developed biosensor technology that could be used to monitor your health and exposure to dangerous molecules with a portable device.
Olive Oil Times Special

Secrets of One of the World’s Healthiest Villages

After studying a village where the chronic diseases that plague most of the world are seldom seen, a British cardiologist devises a formula based on the residents' lifestyle.

Your Waistline Can Predict Cancer Risk

British scientists find it's not just how much you weigh but where your weight accumulates that can have a bearing on cancer risk.