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Alzheimer's Linked to a Reduction in Unsaturated Fats in the Brain

Fats are classified into two main types: saturated and unsaturated. These distinctions have to do with the molecules’ chemical structure. Fats are basically long strings of carbon atoms. 525 more words

Alzheimers

Finding Your 15 Minutes of FAME

Overview

Fats are essential to life and we consume fats in our diets every single day to assist in maintaining brain function, providing energy to our bodies, and to be the backbone of various cellular structures. 860 more words

Featured

Is Goat’s Milk Better Than Cow’s Milk? Here’s a List of Health Benefits

While cow’s milk remains one of America’s most common daily drinks, it is interesting to note that it may also be the reason why many Americans experience… 737 more words

Healthy Eating

What Are Fats? Are All Dietary Fats Bad?

Fats are a highly varied macronutrient group and they’re present in both animal and plant-derived foods. At 9 calories per gram, fat is the most dense source of calories required by the human body.[ 2,255 more words

Vitamin E

What Are Free Radicals?

You don’t have to look at many health food advertisements to see how many marketing messages focus on antioxidants and free radicals. Marketers depict free radicals as the cause of human suffering, while antioxidants are the ultimate defense and secret to immortality. 1,475 more words

Herbs

9 Ways to Balance Your Hormones Naturally

A high-stress lifestyle coupled with improper eating habits can wreak havoc on a woman’s delicate hormonal balance. Even healthy women who follow a good diet may find glitches in their hormones. 699 more words

Lifestyle

The Health Benefits of Omega 3, 6, 9 Fatty Acids and EPA & DHA

You’ve probably heard the terms “fatty acid” and “omega 3” before, but do you know what a fatty acid is or why your body needs it? 1,022 more words

Healthy Eating