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Pantothenic Acid, B5 for Acne by Jeffrey Dach MD by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:59am Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B5 for Acne by Jeffrey Dach MD Virtually everyone remembers the frustrating experience of acne with small inflamed dots called pimples or blackheads.  While some have been  spared the ordeal of acne, many others have suffered through unsuccessful treatm ... Read on »
Omega-3 Oxidation in ADHD: A Problem with Supplementation? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Sep 2009 8:18pm Here are 4 reasons why omega-3/fish oil/flax seed oil often fails for treating ADHD and how some simple strategies can maximize omega-3 supplementation's effectiveness for therapeutic treatment of the disorder: One of the most common recent trends in the natural treatment world of ADHD is omega-3 fatty acid supplementation. A number of st ... Read on »
Polyunsaturated fatty acids as antioxidants by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research by Doriane Richard and Colleague The susceptibility of fatty acids to oxidation is thought to be directly dependent on their degree of unsaturation. However, some in vitro and in vivo studies suggest that the relation between chemical structure and susceptibility to oxidation is not as straightforward as hypothesized from theoretic ... Read on »
Phytanic Acid (Red Meat, Dairy, Seafood): Binds PPAR-α and RXR by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sun 04 Nov 2012 12:37am '...Like all things come from the sun' referencing all the food at the table, daughter Natalie ATB Sunset GirlCourtesy: Food, Sunlight and Nuclear Receptors I've discussed RXR/RAR (carotenoids/ vitamin A receptor), VDR (vitamin D receptor) and PPAR-α (saturated fat/omega-3 receptor). These are a constellation of rece ... Read on »
Weight Loss-Burn and Lose Fat For Healthy Weight Loss by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:52pm Obesity has become a major health epidemic. Data from a prominent health survey (NHANES) taken in1976-1980 and again in 2003-2004, revealed that obesity rates (defined as being over 30 percent above ideal body weight), have more than doubled for children and adults. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), reports that approximately one-third of ... Read on »
Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday (Snow Storms, Fat Loss Programming, My New Project) by Tony G. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 12:40pm Writers Note: I started this blog post this morning, but then realized I had to shovel my car out, so I had to wait till later to finish it. Now I’m at work, and don’t have time to write down everything that I wanted to say, so here’s the abridged version (part II tomorrow, I promise). 1. I know I’ve been less than exemplary with my blog the ... Read on »
Recent study implicates omega-3 fatty acids in prostate cancer - Is this reliable information? by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Fri 19 Jul 2013 9:25am Two years ago, I reported on the inconsistent studies on omega-3 fatty acids and prostate cancer risk. Now, a new study has added to the confusion; the media has picked it up and scared men away from omega-3 supplements, meanwhile some experts have criticized the authors’ methodology and conclusions. This study used data from a clinical tri ... Read on »
Lipotropic Agents - how to burn fat by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 23 May 2012 12:00am Lipotropic Agents Yusuf Saleeby, MD Introduction & definition A lipotropic agent is a compound that removes or inhibits the deposition of lipids (fats) in organs, specifically the liver. With recent weight management programs and the resurgence of the controversial hCG protocol for weight loss, lipotropic agents like the M ... Read on »
Fatty Fish, Omega 3’s and The War On Fat by k Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 7:17pm I’ve talked about Omega 3 fatty acids before. Plain and simple, they are good for you. Some benefits to omega 3 fatty acids is good skin health, heart health, joint health and actually work against belly fat. There are a variety of fish that you can eat to get those omega 3 fatty acids. Some are Salmon, Tuna, Sardines, Halibut, Herring and Ma ... Read on »
Naringenin flavonoid boosts fat burning in liver by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 12:00am Naringenin, a natural flavonoid antioxidant derived from the bitter flavor of grapefruits and other citrus fruits, may cause the liver to burn more fat while increasing insulin sensitivity, a process that naturally occurs during long periods of ... Read on »