News tagged with fatty acids
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In the complex chain of molecular events that underlie eating behaviors and body weight, the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) enzyme has proven to be a critical link.
Medical research Jul 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- One of the reasons that cancer cells proliferate is that they metabolize fuel differently from normal cells. A team led by Blossom Damania, PhD, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ...
Cancer Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Fruit flies on dietary restriction (DR) need to be physically active in order to get the lifespan extending benefits that come from their Spartan diet. If the same axiom holds true in humans, those practicing caloric restriction ...
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Millions of people worldwide are exposed to arsenic from contaminated water, and we are all exposed to arsenic via the food we eat. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition Journal has demons ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We've all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory. But what is it about DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, that makes our memory sharper?
Health Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Buttery shrimp. Fried eggs. Burgers and fries. New research suggests there may be a biological reason why fatty and cholesterol-rich foods are so appealing together.
Medical research Jun 22, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns. A new study by University of Iowa researchers shows that a natural substance found in apple peel ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research shows that omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight, middle-aged and older adults, suggesting that regular use of these supplements could help protect against and treat ...
Inflammatory disorders Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today released its comprehensive report, The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition). The updated book, which ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A molecule thought to limit cell proliferation also helps cancer cells survive during initial tumor formation and when the wayward cells spread to other organs in the body, researchers at the University of ...
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Older people who take omega-3 fish oil supplements are probably not reducing their chances of losing cognitive function, according to a new Cochrane systematic review. Based on the available data from studies lasting up to ...
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- People with type 2 diabetes who take omega-3 fatty acid supplements are neither helping nor harming their heart, a new study finds.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Working with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the Cincinnati Children's Hospital, anthropologists at UC Santa Barbara have found high levels of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids in the breast ...
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Canadian scientists are joining with international colleagues to lead new insights into the health implications of different types of trans fat.
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, known as DHA, prevented age-related vision loss in lab tests, demonstrates recently published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Ophthalmology May 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1