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New Source Of Key Fat From Hazelnuts Makes Infant Formula More Like Mother’s Milk

Posted May 25, 2012

Scientists are reporting development of a healthy “designer fat” that, when added to infant formula, provides a key nutrient that premature babies need in high quantities, but isn’t available in large enough amounts in their mothers’ milk. The new nutrient, based on hazelnut oil, also could boost nutrition for babies who are bottle-fed for other reasons. The report appears in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

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Herbs for Weight Loss

Posted April 30, 2012

Herbs for weight loss are supposed to be the safe, effective and natural way to lose weight; free from harmful side effects and so on. However the claims made by herbal weight loss products about efficacy and safety are to be treated with caution and it must not be assumed that simply because something is labeled Herbal, it is safe to use and free from side effects.

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Maintaining Healthy Dietary Habits Has Benefits Beyond Weight Loss

Posted April 30, 2012

Improvements to health remain even if weight is regained after long-term healthy dietary interventions, say researchers. Long-term healthy dietary interventions frequently induce a rapid weight decline, mainly in the first four to six months, followed by weight stabilization or regain, despite continued dieting.

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