01 Mar '12, 9pm

Fried food raises stroke risk in older women: The data came from the largest study to date of post-menopausal wo...

Fried food raises stroke risk in older women: The data came from the largest study to date of post-menopausal wo...

UNHEALTHY BLUE PLATE SPECIAL: While it may be delicious, fried foods can increase a post-menopausal woman's stroke risk. (Photo: delgaudm /Flickr) Older women who eat high amounts of the kind of fat found in fried foods and baked goods face a greater risk of stroke than women who eat lower fat diets, a U.S. study suggested. However, aspirin use could cut those risks, said the researchers from University of North Carolina whose findings are published in the Annals of Neurology. The data came from the largest study to date of post-menopausal women and their eating habits, and included 87,025 women between the ages 50 and 79 who were generally in good health at the time of enrollment. Women who reported eating diets high in trans-fatty acids, or 6.1 grams a day, showed a 39 percent greater incidence of stroke due to a blocked artery than women who ate 2.2 grams per day of suc...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/fried-food...

Tweets

Fried food raises stroke risk in older women: WASHINGTON: Older women who eat high amounts of the kind of fat fo...

Fried food raises stroke risk in older women: W...

channelnewsasia.com 01 Mar '12, 7am

WASHINGTON: Older women who eat high amounts of the kind of fat found in fried foods and baked goods face a greater risk o...

International Women's Day is this Thurs- here a...

todayonline.com 04 Mar '12, 3am

It was while Ms Jolene Tan was studying for her Masters in Law at Harvard some years ago, that she came across a paper wri...

Women Leading Change in Guatemala | Green Mountain Cafe - The Green Mountain Coffee Blog

Women Leading Change in Guatemala | Green Mount...

greenmountaincafe.com 08 Mar '12, 3pm

With the help of Catholic Relief Services, women in Pochuta have formed Saving and Loan groups to put aside small sums of ...

Blog Archive » The wired world is older than we...

yesterday.sg 04 Mar '12, 2am

When we talk about the wired world we usually think of the fast-paced high-tech world of computers and telecommunications,...

Eating citrus lowers women's stroke risk

Eating citrus lowers women's stroke risk

mnn.com 24 Feb '12, 2pm

WASHINGTON - Women who regularly eat citrus fruits such as oranges and grapefruit may have a lower risk of blood-clot rela...

Weekend dining: Smoked-pork fried rice and sweet baby squids

Weekend dining: Smoked-pork fried rice and swee...

soshiok.com 02 Mar '12, 4am

New Ubin Seafood restaurant traces its roots to Pulau Ubin. Since moving to the mainland in the 1990s, it has opened in di...

Taking sleeping pills can increase the risk of ...

todayonline.com 29 Feb '12, 9am

LONDON - Hundreds of thousands of people who take sleeping pills just twice a month are nearly four times more likely to d...

Nicotine patch may not help pregnant women quit smoking: There's evidence that the patch ups the chance people w...

Nicotine patch may not help pregnant women quit...

mnn.com 01 Mar '12, 3pm

NEW YORK - Nicotine patches don't help pregnant women quit smoking, suggests a new study from the UK — in part because so ...

Had "Leaf Wrapped Fried Hokkien Mee" for dinner...

makantime.com 04 Mar '12, 11am

"Original Serangoon Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee" , it has quite a long history. Thirty years ago, it was on the opposite side ...

MP urges home-based food catering business for women

MP urges home-based food catering business for ...

channelnewsasia.com 29 Feb '12, 8am

SINGAPORE: Minister of State for Community Development, Youth and Sports Halimah Yacob has urged the government to help a ...

Is Fast Fashion Driving Global Food Shortages?

Is Fast Fashion Driving Global Food Shortages?

ecouterre.com 02 Mar '12, 7pm

Biofuels biggest detractors often say that the production of energy crops fuel food shortages by eating up land that was t...

The Women Democrats and friends are coming together to honour and celebrate the spirit of womanhood on...

The Women Democrats and friends are coming toge...

yoursdp.org 02 Mar '12, 10am

The Women Democrats and friends are coming together to honour and celebrate the spirit of womanhood on International Women...

[INTERVIEW] Happy International Women's Day! Learn about the causes the SG National Comm for UN Women is involved in:

[INTERVIEW] Happy International Women's Day! Le...

is.asia-city.com 08 Mar '12, 1am

What does the Singapore National Committee for UN Women do? The Singapore chapter of UNIFEM was established in 1999 to dev...