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Ask the Expert: Dietary Fat
07/12/2012 - Q: What are the best oils to use in cooking? And what about nuts? A: The Cancer Project recommends avoiding the use of added oil and minimizing use of nuts. There are many exciting ways to prepare foods without oil, such as using water or vegetable broth for start stir-fries and substituting applesauce, banana, o
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk
04/27/2011 - Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Prostate Cancer Risk 4/27/2011 A new study will make people think twice about taking fish-oil capsules—or eating fish, for that matter. The American Journal of Epidemiology reports that men with higher levels of DHA, one of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil, were at i
Section Eight: Nutrition and Arthritis
02/26/2011 - Clinical Use of Nutrition With Arthritis Patients Natural Anti-Inflammatories in Food The Anti-Inflammatory Mechanism of Natural Oils The New Science of Omega-3s Natural ALA in Foods
Women on Vegan Diets Have More Long-Chain Omega-3s, Compared with Fish-Eaters
11/15/2010 - Women following vegan diets have significantly more omega-3 “good fats” in their blood, compared with fish-eaters, meat-eaters, and ovo-lacto vegetarians, according to a new report from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Study. Levels in vegan men were not quite as h
Vegetarian Diets for Pregnancy
10/13/2010 - Vegetarian Diets for Pregnancy Pregnancy means eating for two. But it helps to remember that one of you is very small. So while you will need more nutrition, your overall diet will not be dramatically different from your normal eating pattern. Calorie needs increase only modestly during pregnancy. In the first tr
Essential Fatty Acids
09/15/2010 - Essential Fatty Acid Basics The body can synthesize most of the fats it needs from the diet. However, two essential fatty acids, linolenic and linoleic acid, cannot be synthesized in the body and must be obtained from food. These basic fats, found in plant foods, are used to build specialized fats called omega-3 and o
Fish
04/01/2004 - Fish   A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Few food products are as controversial as fish. A leading source of heavy metals and other contaminants, fish is frequently the subject of government health-risk advisories. However, some people promote fish as a source of omega-3 fatty

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