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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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Oils and Fats News August 2012

Group news At the recent merry AGM, the chairman, secretary and treasurer were re-elected along with the current committee for another year.  Mr.Bernie Radford was appointed as the group’s auditor. Plans for the Oils and Fats Technology Update and Teach-In at Massey University, Albany Campus have now been finalised for August 29th.  The registration forms can be found on the website. www.oilsfats.org.nz Fish Oil Takes Down Lipids in Diabetics Diabetics with mixed dyslipidemia who were on statins and treated with a novel omega-3 fatty acid…

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