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Health benefits of Hemp seed oil

Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 16:29

Hemp seed oil has high levels of vitamins A, C and E and beta carotene, and is rich in protein, carbohydrates, minerals and fibre.

Some `healthy` vegetable oils may actually increase heart disease risk

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 16:32

A new study has revealed that some vegetable oils that claim to be healthy may actually increase the risks of heart disease.

FDA seeks to ban trans fats in processed foods due to health risks

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 10:34

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed banning artificial trans fats in processed food ranging from cookies to frozen pizza, citing the risk of heart disease.

Facial oils can be good for skin

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 20:07

Facial oil is often seen as the skin care product that can be skipped as many associate it with clogged pores and unnecessary shine. But it isn`t always bad, says an expert.

Omega-3 rich oils help fight age-related macular degeneration

Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013, 13:44

Researchers Omega-3 rich oils, which are present in fish, can help improve membrane fluidity in retina cells and help fight age-related eye diseases.

Substituting vegetable oils for animal fats may up heart disease risk

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 19:14

A new study has found that replacing saturated animal fats with omega-6 polyunsaturated vegetable fats is linked to an increased risk of death among patients with heart disease.

Fish oils can stave off heart disease: Study

Last Updated: Friday, October 12, 2012, 17:32

Just two or three portions of fish every week or taking an oil supplement can ward off heart disease, especially in women, a new study has claimed.

Vitamin E in diet `guards against many cancers`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 15:36

Two forms of vitamin E – gamma and delta-tocopherols – do prevent colon, lung, breast and prostate cancers, according to a new study.

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