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Millions of adults are diagnosed with obesity each year, but how do fat cell membranes adapt to this high body mass index?
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.
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.
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.
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.
For generations, the consumption of dairy products has been positively associated with the health and wellness of families and communities.
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.
How maternal essential fatty acid deficiency impact on its progeny is poorly understood.
According to a Spanish study published Wednesday, eating â€œjunk foodsâ€ - foods with high levels of trans-fats and saturated fats - increases the risk of depression confirming previous studies.
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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