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You Are What You Eat: Guest Blog

When it comes down to it, food is all about not dying by making sure that we take in the basic building blocks of life. There are four basic elements that make up everything that we think of as life: Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, and Nucleic Acids. 746 more words

Eggs – Nature's Wonder Superfood

Paul Chong/ Mon. 10 November2014

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On this egg farm excursion you will learn all about where Australian eggs come from – meet the hens, the farmers, the little baby chicks and even the guard dog.(Embedded Video) 562 more words

Beta-Carotene Supplements May Increase Mortality Risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jun 12 – Beta-carotene supplementation leads to a small but significant increase in all-cause mortality and mortality from cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to results of a new meta-analysis reported in the June 14th issue of The Lancet. 416 more words

Vitamins And Supplements

Ch 6: CVD

Emulsification transforms large fat molecules into smaller ones. In salad dressing, the fat is being suspended by water, eggs can be used to emulsify the oils so the dressing can be mixed together. 540 more words

Nutrition 210

Lipid Classification System

Lipid Classification System

Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP

Lipid Classification, Nomenclature and Structure Drawing


The LIPID MAPS consortium has developed a comprehensive classification, nomenclature, and chemical representation system for lipids, the details of which are described in the May 2009 issue of the Journal of Lipid Research: 1,455 more words


Ch 6 Part 2

Hydrogenated oils can have partial or complete hydrogenation. Partial moves one of the hydrogens to the opposite side of the carbons and complete hydrogenation adds new hydrogen atoms. 752 more words

Nutrition 210

Cholesterol and Regulation of Liver Synthetic Pathways

Cholesterol and Regulation of Liver Synthetic Pathways

Curator: Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP

SREBPs: activators of the complete program of cholesterol and fatty acid synthesis in the liver… 4,814 more words

Origins Of Cardiovascular Disease