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Benefits of Fatty Acid Supplements I recently read that a recent study done on animals has shown that taking supplements that contain the fatty acid, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), may help in losing weight. CLA is a fatty acid large ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Fatty acid tied to depression and inflammation The imbalance of fatty acids in the typical American diet could be associated with the sharp increase in heart disease and depression seen over the past century, a new study suggests. Specifically, t ...
Apr 17 2007 6:35pm
Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Prevent Type I Diabetes According to researchers at the University of Colorado, a diet that's rich in omega-3 fats could prevent the onset of type 1 diabetes among children at risk. Omega-3 fatty acids have been linked to ...
Sep 26 2007 12:16pm
New research: Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D may stave off mascul New studies link Doctors do not know how to prevent macular degeneration in the elderly but two new studies suggest adding fish and vitamin D to the diet may help. The National Institutes of Health's ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
dear Nancy , I am a holistic researcher in organic nutrition and medical breakthrough reme ... more
Feb 16 2009 5:00pm
Balancing Omega 6 to Omega 3 Fatty Acid ratios I have been reading a lot about essential fatty acids recently, particularly about the ratios of Omega 6's to Omega 3's. I thought I had a fairly healthy diet however when I looked at it closely I fo ...
May 08 2008 9:43pm
Yay For Fat! So maybe fried cheese is still out, but that doesn't mean you should forego fats altogether. Omega 3 Fatty Acids are good for you! While there is some disagreement about exactly how they work and ...
Oct 16 2007 6:20am
Avocados!!! These little gems are rich in potassium and vitamin A, and are a great antiox ... more
Feb 07 2008 8:41pm
Another Good Fat Omega-6s, found in vegetable oils and processed foods, are usually considered the “bad” fats. But CLA, a member of the omega-6 family, may help fight weight gain, allergies, and more. Omega-3 fatty ...
Sep 20 2007 4:26pm
... ven't we always been told to steer away from fatty dairy? If CLA does do what it claims, I ... more
Sep 26 2007 6:53pm
A Matter of Fat Saddlebags, spare tires, muffin tops we've dreamed up as many names for body fat as Starbucks has for coffee. Even as otherwise sensible, well-adjusted adults, many of us spend a huge amount of time d ...
Mar 15 2007 11:09am
Muscle Burns More Fat... "Weight Training" Reduces Fat and Improves Metabolism in Mice ScienceDaily (Feb. 7, 2008) — Researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated that in mice, t ...
Feb 07 2008 9:24am
Fun With Flax Seeds I am fascinated with flax seeds. I just started eating them because I want to improve my fiber intake, and have already managed to chip a tooth on flax seed corn chips, so certainly take caution. I'v ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am