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High fat diets not as dangerous as high carbohydrate

Study: Doubling saturated fat in the diet does not increase saturated fat in blood

New research links diabetes, heart disease risk to diet high in carbs, not fat… 1,092 more words

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Nothing fishy about health benefits of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid



Increasing the amount of omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease, according to Penn State nutritionists. 448 more words

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Fish Oil Capsules - 5 Simple Tips to Buying the Best Quality Omega - 3 Fish Oil Supplements

Are you one of the many people who want to increase your intake of omega-3 fatty acid because you’ve heard it’s good for your — but don’t know which is the best option? 389 more words


Fish Oil Helps Heal Bed Sores of the Critically Ill

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Tel Aviv University research finds a 20-25 percent reduction in pressure ulcers with a fish oil enriched diet

Chock-full of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, fish oil can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation in the skin and joints, and promote healthy fetal development. 474 more words

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Experiment: Is Fast Food Really That Bad For You? [Part 3 - 3 Week Marker]

This post is part of our series examining fatty acids.

We’re now three weeks into our experiment examining the effects increased fast food intake on total saturated fats and trans fats in the blood stream. 440 more words

Experiments From The Lab

Fish Oil Capsules - 3 Key Facts You Should Know About Fish Oil Supplements

Taking fish oil capsules as a dietary supplement is really catching on among the health-conscious. Just yesterday I was at the drugstore and saw over a dozen omega 3 products crowding the shelves. 431 more words


Oleic Acid

By: Nikki Nies

I’ve talked a lot about fats due to their ubiquitous nature, our need for healthy fats and due to the controversies related to which fats are better than others.   300 more words

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