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AOCS Awards Program

Hello, Here is some information about the AOCS award program. The AOCS awards program recognizes achievements and contributions to the profession, industry, and Society. With your help, the AOCS awards program can continue to recognize those individuals who are worthy of this honor. October 15 deadline: Stephen S. Chang Award: recognizing scientists who have made decisive accomplishments in research for the improvement or development of products related to lipids. November 1 deadline: Baldwin Distinguished Service Award: the Society‚Äôs highest service award. Award of Merit: recognizing…

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Oils and Fats News October 2014

The saturated fat debate An informed measured response to recent articles about saturated fat and coronary heart disease has recently been published on the Otago University health matters website. The recent review and meta-analysis by Chowdhury et. al. created a great deal of controversy. The Otago researchers, long experienced in this field, have reiterated the advice that reducing saturated fat in the diet with unsaturated fats has a beneficial effect and lowers incidence of mortality from this disease. The National Heart Foundation are currently reviewing…

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