LIPIDS (fatty acids)

Vegetarian and vegan diets in type 2 diabetes management

Vegetarian and vegan diets offer significant benefits for diabetes management. In observational studies, individuals following vegetarian diets are about half as likely to develop diabetes, compa...

Dietary Lipids in Early Development and Intestinal Inflammatory Disease

Inflammatory bowel diseases are life-long reoccurring inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and have been increasing in incidence in recent decades, notably in the pediatric popula...

Betaine Supplementation and Blood Lipids: Fact or Artifact?

Betaine supplementation in humans has been shown to lower plasma homocysteine concentrations in modestly hyperhomocysteinemic patients. Betaine treatment is associated with increased plasma low-d...

Water and Ethanol Extracts of Piper nigrum in Regulating Thyroid Function and Lipid Peroxidation in Mice

An investigation was made to evaluate the effects of water and ethanol extracts of Piper nigrum L. fruits in the alteration of the serum thyroid hormone concentrations and tissue lipid peroxidati...

Changes in Plasma Lipid Homeostasis Observed in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Patients

A study of 60 CDC-defined chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) patients and 39 age- and sex-matched controls was undertaken to determine whether there were any alterations in plasma lipid profiles from...

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