» Understanding Fat
The quantity and quality of fat in the diet play a critical role in maintaining human health. Several studies in literature have directly implicated the amount and type of fat intake to specific diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypercholesterolemia, cancer, high blood pressure and obesity. The largest contributor to this is TRANS FAT.
› Fats and Oils as Nutrients
› Functionality of Dietary Fats
› Fat Requirements
› Rice Bran Oil (RBO)
› Nutritional Qualities of Rice Bran Oil (RBO)
› Hypocholesterolemic Effect of RBO
› Safety of RBO
› Taste and Acceptability
» Fat & Human Health
› Why do we need Fats/Oils?
› Quantity of Fats
› Types of Fats & their effect on Human Health
› Recommended Quality of Fats
» All About Cholestrol
› What is cholesterol?
› Types of cholesterol
› How cholesterol affects your body?
› Screening and diagnosis
› Check list to know if you are at risk
› Total cholesterol level
› LDL cholesterol levels
› Treatment of high blood cholesterol
» Heart-healthy diet: 8 steps to prevent heart disease
› Changing your eating habits can be tough. Start with these eight strategies to kick-start your way toward a heart-healthy diet.
» Brown Rice
›In some parts of the world, the word "to eat" literally means "to eat rice."