Category Archives: Fatty Acids

Fat: A Large Group Of Dietary Chemicals

Eating a high quality diet can be a relatively straightforward endeavour, and many people understand the constituents of a healthy diet. Many people over complicate nutrition and this leads to a certain level of confusion in most cases. I would … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean By Dietary Fat?

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Fatty Liver Disease: The Role of Toxins

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Cooking With Fats

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How Do Fatty Acids Decrease Insulin Sensitivity?

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De Novo Lipogensis and Insulin Resistance

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Saturated Fat and Health

The role of saturated fat in health has been distorted from the original observations within the scientific literature. Saturated fat has been implicated as a disease causing agent, and this is really at odds with the data from peer review … Continue reading

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How Do Almonds Make Healthy Rats?

Nut have been extensively investigated for their health effects in both humans and animals. Evidence suggest that consumption of nuts has a number of protective effects against disease. In particular nuts appear to have protective effects against cardiovascular disease. However, … Continue reading

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High Protein Diets Lower Liver Fat

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The Insulin Sensitivity Paradox

Insulin sensitivity describes the efficiency of cells to transport extracellular glucose across their cell membranes to the interior of the cell. This glucose is then used as a source of energy in respiration, or to synthesise other compounds for storage. … Continue reading

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