Fast food makes your immune system hyperactive — and research shows the aggressive inflammatory response remains long term, promoting disease

The Western diet, characterized by excessive intake of sugary drinks and fast food items, spurs immune system mechanisms that may negatively affect the body in the long run, according to a study published in the journal Cell. The study also revealed that the long-term effects may persist despite a change in dietary habits. A team of experts led … Continue reading Fast food makes your immune system hyperactive — and research shows the aggressive inflammatory response remains long term, promoting disease

Olive oil really is the healthiest oil for frying foods, scientists find

While frying is considered a generally unsafe way to prepare food, a number of studies have demonstrated that frying can be healthy, as long as you use olive oil to do it. According to Rachel Adams, senior lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, cooking with high heat triggers changes in oils that alter their aroma, flavor, … Continue reading Olive oil really is the healthiest oil for frying foods, scientists find

Olive oil is the healthiest choice when it comes to frying food, study finds

A new study published October 22 reinforces once again that olive oil is one of the best oils for cooking compared to other seed oils. Researchers based their conclusion on a few different factors, including nutritional content and the oil's ability to maintain quality under high temperatures.Published in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Journal of Agricultural and … Continue reading Olive oil is the healthiest choice when it comes to frying food, study finds