• Can Your Diet Reduce the Effects of Air Pollution? Here's What a New Study Says

    29 days ago - By Time

    A new study suggests that following a Mediterranean diet - an eating pattern high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, olive oils, fish and poultry - may protect people from some of the health effects of air pollution .
    Researchers at NYU School of Medicine, which looked at data collected from nearly 550,000 people with an average age of 62 from around the United States for more than 17 years, grouped people based on how closely their eating mirrored the Mediterranean diet and linked them to estimates of their long term exposure to air pollution, including particulate matter...
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  • Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil? New Study Finds Olive Oil Is Best, Coconut Oil Has Zero Antioxidants, Canola Oil Is Worst For Cooking

    Coconut Oil vs Olive Oil vs Canola Oil? New Study Finds Olive Oil Is Best, Coconut Oil Has Zero Antioxidants, Canola Oil Is Worst For Cooking

    29 days ago - By Diet vs Disease

    A new Australian study could change the type of oils you use for cooking.
    Researchers found that extra virgin olive oil is the most stable and safest to use at high temperatures.
    Cooking with coconut oil was almost on par, however failed to come close when comparing levels of naturally occurring antioxidants.
    Seed oils such as canola oil, grapeseed and sunflower oil were the least stable when heated and produced the most harmful compounds.
    Researcher's also found that an oil's smoke point is a very poor marker of its safety and stability as a cooking oil, contrary to popular belief.
    This...
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