More than the Mediterranean Diet…

Following a variety of healthy eating patterns associated with lower heart disease risk Boston, MA – Greater adherence to a variety of healthy eating patterns was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The findings add support for the 2015-2020 Read more…

New research related to Culinary (or: edible) Argan oil, recently published.

Lab test finds different results for the anti-inflammatory effects of polyphenolic extracts through extraction processes. Dr. Mourad Kharbach, Vrije University Brussels, Belgium and 7 other scientists examined and assessed the in vivo anti-inflammatory effect of polyphenolic extracts from culinary argan oil. The two extraction processes:  Mechanical pressing, and hand pressing.   Read more…

Fats, stress, death: Uncovering the toxic effects of saturated fatty acids on cells

New research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has identified numerous genes that influence how cells respond to saturated fatty acids. Some of these genes have promise as potential therapeutic targets for treating metabolic diseases associated with lipotoxicity, including obesity, diabetes, and heart failure. The study also provides new insights into Read more…