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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Oils are made up of three kinds of fatty acids: monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), and saturated fatty acids (SFA). The difference lies in the percentages of each fatty acid found in an oil.

The problem with SFAs is that they increase the bad cholesterol, LDL, in the blood. MUFAs, on the other hand, can have the opposite effect, increasing good cholesterol levels and lowering the bad ones. 

 

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Halal food and beverage market has grown to a $1.1 trillion industry in 2013, according to the latest research note by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry based on a recent study by Thomson Reuters in collaboration with Dinar Standard.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted the ban previously imposed on import of chicken and eggs from Sri Lanka.

The blanket ban by UAE had covered Asian countries including Sri Lanka with regard to export of chicken meat and eggs due to Notifiable Avian Influenza (NAI).

The breakthrough of ban being lifted follows Sri Lanka making a presentation to the Animal and Agricultural Affairs of the UAE Ministry of Water and Environment to lift the ban as Sri Lanka is now free on Avian Influenza and Sri Lankan companies wish to export chicken and eggs to the UAE market. 

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