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Conjugated Linoleic Acid CLA and its benefits by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 5:27am Introduction Everyone is so aware of what is fattening or not that dieting has become popular among the has-beens and wannabes that we bump into ever so often. Fat or the euphemism plump is barely something a woman would like to hear much less consider as a part of her own personal thesaurus. And when did the word 'fa ... Read on »
Conjugated Linoleic Acid CLA – Its Benefits by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Aug 2011 8:19am I can't help but recall Obama talking about the importance of education and how it will change the lives of Americans these days, and perhaps there is great truth in that statement. Yet there are some criticisms that cannot be ignored… Although not all of us are gifted (or rich) enough to gain admission into an Ivy League s ... Read on »
Dr. Susie Rockway on conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:16pm I’m fascinated by the perspectives that nutritionists (free-thinking ones, at least), food scientists, and biochemists bring on nutrition and nutritional supplements. A few months ago, I met a fascinating nutritionist/biochemist named Susie Rockway, PhD. Dr. Rockway brings a world of experience in the world of nutritional supplements, ... Read on »
ulcerative colitis and linoleic acid by Martin Eastwood Posted Thu 11 Mar 2010 12:42pm Wood 2009 IBD: High dietary intake of linoleic acid more than doubles the risk of ulcerative colitis,Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology 7, 65 A high dietary intake of linoleic acid—an essential n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid found in red meats, polyunsaturated margarines and various cooking oils—more than doubles the risk of develo ... Read on »
Conjugated Linoleic Acid CLA – What You Need to Know by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Wed 19 Dec 2012 8:38am I must lose weight. These four words piss me off more than anything else in the world. Some of these women who don't know a damn thing about exercise or fitness have to pretend to know it all. Any moron who has been associated with fitness for a certain duration will tell you that it's not about weight loss but about fat loss. But ... Read on »
Systemic linoleic and gamma-linolenic acid therapy in dry eye syndrome with an inflammatory component. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Research Barabino S. and Colleague. PURPOSE: To evaluate the efficacy and anti-inflammatory activity of systemic linoleic (LA) and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which decrease chronic inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, on the ocular surface of patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca. METHODS: In a randomized clinical trial, 26 patients ... Read on »
All Omega Fatty Acids Are Not Created Equal by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 3:40am Going shopping for food can be pretty difficult these days what with all the advertising proclaiming this & that. It's even worse when it comes to dietary supplements because there's essentially no 3rd party oversight.  The manufacturers can essentially market whatever they want w/o proof of effectiveness and/or safety.  It's become a Whack ... Read on »
Get a Grip on Fatty Acids by H -. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jun 2008 9:03am This is a guest post by Lisa Nelson, RD, LN Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard the term fatty acids. But, do you understand what they are and how the right ratio will improve your heart health? I intend to clear up the confusion. Types of Fatty Acids There are numerous types of fatty acids. I am focus ... Read on »
Dear Mark: Arachidonic Acid by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 21 Dec 2009 8:57am I spend a lot of time highlighting the importance of omega-3 fatty acids and downplaying their poly cohorts, omega-6s. Of course, I do this for good reason. Western dietary patterns and modern agricultural practices have made omega-3s harder to come by and blown any semblance of omega-3/omega-6 dietary balance out of the water. As maligned as ome ... Read on »
Omega-6 Fatty Acids - Helpful or Harmful by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 4:28pm There is plenty of research to support the benefits of adding omega-3 fatty acids to our diets to improve heart health but what about omega-6 fatty acids? Recently there has been some debate about the health effects of omega-6 fatty acids, some suggest that they may promote inflammation and increase cardiovascular risk? Omega-6 fatty acids ... Read on »