Holiday weight gain is no myth and it can take up to five months to lose, according to Real Simple. Researchers at Cornell University found that folks start piling on the pounds in October, peaking just after Christmas.
The trend toward buying products based at least in part on their sustainability and social responsibility appears to be holding firm.
A newly published diet and population study puts yet another nail in the coffin of the idea that saturated fats contribute to heart disease. Researchers looked at how specific dietary combinations of proteins, fats and carbs impact cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk biomarkers.
A new 12-month human clinical study involving 577 participants conducted in Malaysia reveals we aren’t doing our hearts any favors by eating a high-carb diet. And while that high-carb diet was associated with increased heart disease risk factors, fat intake didn’t move the needle one way or the other.
Malaysia was the first country to produce certified sustainable palm oil. It has been providing the world with sustainably and responsibly produced palm oil for more than 100 years.