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Oils & Fats News August 2005

Fabuless Weight Loss Ingredient DSM Food Specialties and Lipid Technologies Provider AB (LTP) have signed an exclusive, worldwide sales and marketing agreement to promote a novel and unique weight management ingredient. Branded as Fabuless by DSM, the new product helps control food intake without the sacrifice and discipline usually associated with dieting and weight control. Developed and marketed as Olibra by LTP, Fabuless triggers the natural appetite control mechanism and suppresses the hunger signals that would normally be sent hours after a meal. Consumers feel more…

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Oils & Fats News February 2005

Heart Tick Criteria The Heart Foundation has changed the rules for gaining “the tick” on vegetable oils.  This will mainly affect oils containing partially hydrogenated oils and fats. Ruminant products are unaffected. The new criteria are: Saturated fat – 20% or less of total fat Trans fat – 1% of total fat or less Analytical results to be from a NATA approved laboratory. The current rules (<28%  total Sats & Trans)) cease and the new ones come into play on 30 January 2006. Trans Fat…

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Oil & Fat News April 2004

The South Beach Diet Fats and oils have been the villain in terms of poor dietary practice for over 30 years.  Now a new look by a cardiologist, Dr  Agatston,  proposes a pragmatic, logical and common-sense approach to losing weight on a sensible dietary regime. The new villain on the block is dietary carbohydrate.  Not just sucrose but fructose, glucose and simple starches. These compounds have a profound effect on insulin production which stimulates appetite and encourages one to consume more sugar. The book is…

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