Tags » Lipids

Understanding Carbs 2

I previously went over simple carbs in our first part of Understand Carbs. Let’s dive into complex carbs.

Complex carbs are glucose polymers that are identified by their structure as the polysaccharide group of sugars. 645 more words

Health

ΤΟΠΙΚΟ ΛΙΠΟΣ: ΚΑΤΑΠΟΛΕΜΑΤΑΙ ΜΕ ΔΙΑΙΤΑ; / LOCAL FAT: CAN DIET TREAT IT?

Το τοπικό λίπος είναι ένα θέμα που απασχολεί μια μεγάλη μερίδα του πληθυσμού, παλαιότερα κυρίως τις γυναίκες, πλέον όμως και τους άνδρες. Υπάρχουν δίαιτες που βοηθούν στην καταπολέμηση του;

Diet

Lipids: Part 2

In part 1 of our lipids series, we discussed triglycerides. In part 2 we will talk about the other types of lipids starting with phospholipids. 594 more words

Health

Lipids: Part 1

What if I told you that you needed to consume more fats to stay at a healthy weight. Initially I did not believe it but after learning about the different types of fats it all makes sense. 873 more words

Health

9 Ways to Increase HDL Cholesterol (the Good Kind!)

HDL has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, and it is linked to a decreased risk of heart disease. Most heart specialists suggest the minimum blood HDL levels to be 40 mg/dl in men and 50 mg/dl in women. 1,917 more words

Heart Diseases

Study reveals role of specific lipids in accelerating or curbing bacterial infection

Study reveals role of specific lipids in accelerating or curbing bacterial infection

Lipids appear to play an important role in infections. According to researchers from the University of Maastricht in Maastricht, The Netherlands, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) in Baltimore, Md., USA, specific lipids can greatly accelerate bacterial infection. 694 more words

Menu

Digestion of Lipids

Stomach and Small Intestine 

Even though lipase is released in the stomach, there is not enough to adequately digest lipids. Most lipid digestion occurs in the small intestine. 344 more words

Lipids