News tagged with dietary fats

Liver, dietary proteins key in fertility

When you think about organs with an important role in reproduction, the liver most likely doesn't spring to mind. But a new report in the February issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, shows that estrogen recept ...

Feb 01, 2011
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High-fat meals a no-no for asthma patients

People with asthma may be well-advised to avoid heavy, high-fat meals, according to new research. Individuals with asthma who consumed a high-fat meal showed increased airway inflammation just hours after the binge, according ...

May 17, 2010
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Butter leads to lower blood fats than olive oil

High blood fat levels normally raise the cholesterol values in the blood, which in turn elevates the risk of atherosclerosis and heart attack. Now a new study from Lund University in Sweden shows that butter leads to considerably ...

Feb 09, 2010
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Research on Childhood Obesity May Help Fight Epidemic

(PhysOrg.com) -- More than 16 percent of children and adolescents in the United States are overweight-a doubling of the estimated incidence of overweight among children and a tripling of the rate among adolescents ...

Oct 29, 2009
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Dietary fat linked to pancreatic cancer

High intake of dietary fats from red meat and dairy products was associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study published online June 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Jun 26, 2009
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Fatty foods fire up hunger hormone

New research led by the University of Cincinnati (UC) suggests that the hunger hormone ghrelin is activated by fats from the foods we eat—not those made in the body—in order to optimize nutrient metabolism and promote ...

Jun 06, 2009
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