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Replacing SAFA by cis –polyunsaturated fatty acids is associated with significant CHD risk reduction as concluded by IEM workshop and recently published to its proceedings report (Nettleton et al., 2017)

In the recent years the scientific community has been challenged with contrasting findings in relation to the health effects of Saturated Fatty Acid (SAFA) consumption and in particular in relation with their role on Cardiovascular Heart Disease (CVD). These controversial findings have questioned the current SAFA dietary recommendations, generated vigorous debate. To update and discuss the science linking SAFA consumption …

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New paper confirms that replacing SAFA with PUFA reduces risk of cardiovascular disease

All dietary fat recommendations for heart health recommend to limit the intake of saturated fat, despite several studies demonstrating no link between saturated fat and cardiovascular disease. A new paper called “Dietary Fatty acids: is it time to change the Recommendations?” discusses the evidence linking dietary fatty acids and cardiovascular disease. Three experts on dietary fat and health (Ronald Mensink …

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From farm to fork: Quality rapeseed in Poland

Without quality oils, our margarines and spreads would not taste the same. Rapeseed oil is a major component of many margarines and spreads. IMACE has met with Mr Juliusz Młodecki[1], a Polish rapeseed farmer, who tells us about the key principles of rapeseed cultivation, as well as its importance in the food chain.   IMACE: Can you tell us a …

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EU Circular Economy Package: the road to food waste reduction

On December 2, 2015, the Commission launched its Circular Economy Package. Contrary to an old proposal which tackled only waste reduction, this new Package covers the full economic cycle. The Commission considers the Circular economy to offer “an opportunity to reinvent our economy, making it more sustainable and competitive”. This new proposal now needs to be agreed by the European …

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Spread margarine on your bread instead of butter, say the Dutch dietary guidelines

The 2015 Dutch Dietary Guidelines recommend to include more plant-based foods into our diet. Not only do they help to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease, they also have ecological benefits. According to the Health Council of the Netherlands, we should shift from an animal-based diet to a diet including more plant-based products. By doing so, we can improve our …