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Daily Dose Of Fish Oil May Reduce Risk Of Diabetes, Heart Disease
2013-05-23 08:58:25

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The use of fish oil supplements has been linked to a moderate increase in production of a hormone that has in turn been associated with a decreased risk of some forms of diabetes and heart disease, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) report in a new study. The supplements, which are also known as omega-3 fatty acid capsules, increase levels of the hormone adiponectin in a patient´s bloodstream....

2013-05-21 23:21:30

Eco Lips is the first company to use African Mongongo Oil in lip balm, offering an organic, fair trade certified product called Mongo Kiss. Cedar Rapids, IA (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Eco Lips, America´s premium organic lip balm company, introduces Mongo Kiss, a super hydrating, rejuvenating, and protecting lip balm made with Mongongo Nut Oil, rich in nutrients like Vitamin E and essential fatty acids. Noted as “the lip balm with a kiss of bliss,” Mongo Kiss is certified organic,...

Fish Oil May Offset Negative Brain Effects Of Fatty Food
2013-05-14 16:29:11

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Junk food isn´t just bad for your waistline, it´s also bad for your brain. And now, a new research review suggests fish oil could help mitigate the mental damage caused by fatty foods. According to a report in the British Journal of Nutrition, researchers from the University of Liverpool found that the omega-3s found in fish oil could prevent fats from interrupting neurogenesis, a process that generates new...

New Opportunities For Future Treatment Of Obesity From Newly-discovered Human Fat Cell
2013-05-02 13:53:37

University of Gothenburg The body's brown fat cells play a key role in the development of obesity and diabetes. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now discovered that we humans have two different kinds of brown fat cells and not one kind as previously thought. This discovery, now published in Nature Medicine, opens up new opportunities for future medicines that exploit the brown fat cells' ability to consume calories. Unlike white fat cells, which...

2013-04-29 14:11:56

Scientists from ETH Zurich have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other. Their work, using mice as a model organism, provides important new insights into the origin of brown fat cells, which is a prerequisite for the development of successful anti-obesity therapies. Two types of fat cells can be found in mammals and hence in humans: White fat cells function mainly as highly flexible energy stores which...

2013-04-25 10:32:52

Scientists at the Arkansas Children's Nutrition Center, a U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Human Nutrition Research Center at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, led by Dr. Martin Ronis have determined that dietary substitution of saturated fats enriched in medium chain triglycerides (MCT) for polyunsaturated fat prevents the development of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD occurs in patients with obesity and type II diabetes and is being...

2013-04-23 10:33:09

Findings open new possibilities for research and testing treatments to combat obesity Joslin scientists report significant findings about the location, genetic expression and function of human brown adipose tissue (BAT) and the generation of new BAT cells. These findings, which appear in the April 2013 issue of Nature Medicine, may contribute to further study of BAT's role in human metabolism and developing treatments that use BAT to promote weight loss. Two types of adipose (fat)...

2013-04-07 23:00:41

Fatty Liver Diet Guide is the newly updated fatty liver treatment created by Dorothy Spencer, who promises to help people get rid of fatty liver effectively and permanently. A full Fatty Liver Diet Guide review on the site Vkool.com points out if the program is useful for patients to use. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) April 07, 2013 Fatty Liver Diet Guide is the latest fatty liver treatment method developed by Dorothy Spencer, who promises to help people eliminate fatty liver permanently. The author...

Animal Fats Are Better For You Than Vegetable Fats
2013-02-06 15:38:01

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Bacon grease– or lard– was once a mainstay in old-fashioned, country kitchens. While there are those purists out there who insist on using it to bake their biscuits or cook their beans, many who are looking to clean up their diet have been switching to vegetable fats. In fact, it´s long been believed that replacing these animal fats is a heart healthier option. The American Heart Association (AHA), for example,...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.