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2011-06-08 06:49:38

Millions of adults are diagnosed with obesity each year, but how do fat cell membranes adapt to this high body mass index?

2011-04-21 14:08:44

Eating more n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, commonly known as omega-3 fatty acids, may help carriers of a genetic variant on the perilipin 4 (PLIN4) gene locus lose weight more efficiently.

2011-04-14 12:24:29

Animal cell membranes are a bilayer of phospholipids (charged fat molecules) made up to various degrees of fatty acids that must be acquired from the diet.

2011-03-21 19:54:54

A daily dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, for 16 weeks can improve such health measures as good cholesterol, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and inflammation in obese postmenopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes.

2011-02-16 09:19:00

BANGALORE, India, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avesthagen Limited announced completion of a landmark project for the development of AvestaDHA(TM) - a vegetarian source of DHA (docohexanoic acid) omega 3 essential fatty acid based on an innovative approach using naturally occurring microalgae. DHA is a polyunsaturated mega-3 fatty acid found throughout the body. More specifically, DHA Omega-3 is a major structural component found in the brain gray matter, eye retina and the heart.

2011-02-11 13:43:40

For generations, the consumption of dairy products has been positively associated with the health and wellness of families and communities.

2011-02-01 06:16:00

Limiting Saturated and Solid Fat Intake Can Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a country where cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death and type 2 diabetes is rapidly increasing, dietary changes are critical.

2011-01-31 13:02:24

How maternal essential fatty acid deficiency impact on its progeny is poorly understood.

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2011-01-27 10:25:00

According to a Spanish study published Wednesday, eating “junk foods” - foods with high levels of trans-fats and saturated fats - increases the risk of depression confirming previous studies.

2011-01-27 08:46:39

Eating foods pumped full of trans-fats and saturated fats increases the risk of suffering from depression, according to a new study.


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