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  • Trans Fatty Acid

    physical activity and obesity among urban‚ rural and slum populations in north India”. Obese 9(5):400-408. 5. Micha‚ R. and Mozaffarian‚ D. (2008)‚ “Trans fatty acids: effects on cardio metabolic health and implications for policy. prostaglandins‚ leukotrienes and essential fatty acids”‚ 79: 147-152. 6. Dhir‚ S. (2009) “Regulation of trans fatty acids in partially hydrogenated”. Food journal 109(2):182-195. 7. Center for Science in the Public Interest‚ (2012) “Trans fat: On the way out” Available

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  • Trans Fatty Acids

    What are trans fatty acids‚ and where do they come from? We’re used to hearing about saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Saturated fatty acids - which come from animal fats (meat‚ lard‚ dairy products) as well as tropical oils such as coconut and palm oils - raise the levels of LDL cholesterol. Unsaturated fats - which come from vegetable oils - in general‚ do not increase cholesterol levels‚ and may reduce them. Because saturated fatty acids were found to be bad for you a couple decades ago

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  • Essential Fatty Acids

    Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are fats that are required by the human body‚ but cannot be made by the body; therefore they must be obtained from external forces such as food. EFAs are the building blocks of all fats and oils and are required for both metabolic processes and for fuel. EFAs form the main component in the fats carried in our blood stream (triglycerides)‚ fats stored in our bodies and of cell membranes (phospholipids). (Erasmus‚ 1993)‚ (Wikipedia‚ Essential Fatty Acids‚ 2012) Two fundamental

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  • Nutrition and Omega-3 Fatty Acid

    kcal 5 ) The R group on some amino acids have a branched chain - Which one of the following is not a branched-chain amino acid? * Peptide 6 ) What is the protein requirements for a 154 pound male? * 70 kilograms 7 ) As the body uses glucose to supply energy for the brain‚ red blood cells‚ and nervous cell tissues.  At rest what percentage of glucose does it take for the body to function? * 19 % 8 ) With excess protein intake amino acids are  converted to fat as a last resort

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  • the relationship between triglicerides and fatty acids

    Fatty acids and glycerol are the sub unit of most lipids. In the synthesis of a fat or oil three fatty acid molecules combine with one molecule of glycerol to form a triglyceride. Triglycerides make up about 95% of all dietary fats. This is formed by condensation (water is lost). Triglycerides are the chemical form in which most fat exists in food as well as in the body. They’re also present in blood plasma and‚ in association with cholesterol‚ form the plasma lipids. Fig 1.0 shows

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  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Depression

    Y ou may have heard that omega 3 fatty acids can actually play a role in the treatment and prevention of depression. Does the rumor reign true? Can consuming omega 3 fatty acids really help fight depression? This article will give you all the information you need to know on the hot topic of omega 3 fatty acids and depression. To begin‚ we will start by explaining what omega 3 fatty acids are. Omega 3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids. This means that they are vital for human health. However

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  • Topics: Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Women

    anxiety and depression.  Natural Cures for Depression - Nutrition Omega-3 Fatty Acids: These are a good type of fat that are essential for health of the human brain. Our body cannot synthesize these nutrients. Hence these should be included in the dietary intake. Fish‚ especially fatty ones like salmon‚ sardines‚ mackerel‚ trout‚ and herring are rich sources of these compounds. Studies have found that Omega-3 fatty acids result in low levels of depression. People of Japan and Taiwan‚ who have high

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  • Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

    Lay Public (FINAL draft) Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids In the rush to cut calories‚ reduce cholesterol intake‚ and avoid saturated fats‚ many of us have embraced low-fat diets and low-fat foods. But some fats are necessary and "essential" for health. These fats show great promise for fighting the onslaught of heart disease and diabetes‚ possibly even cancer. What are these "good" fats—and how do we get enough of them? The benefits of Omega 3 fats have been researched for quite some time and

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  • Fatty Acid and Lorenzo S Oil

    Film: Lorenzo’s Oil – Part One Directions: Answer the following questions based on the information provided in the film‚ Lorenzo’s Oil. Characters: Lorenzo Odone – child Michaela Odone– mother Augusto Odone- father 1. Lorenzo begins to experience problems at school and at home. What symptoms of the disease first appeared? ___________________________________________________________________________ ____ ___________________________________________________________________________ ____ 2

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  • Fatty Acid and Test Specific Objective

    2012. http://answers.yahoo.com/questi on/index?qid=201010040 03856AAUmexI www.answers.com Maitland‚ Jr Jones (1998). Organic Chemistry. W W Norton & Co Inc (Np). p. 139. ISBN 0-393- 97378- 6. Hunter JE (November 2006). "Dietary trans fatty acids: review of recent human studies and food industry responses". Lipids 41 (11): 967–92. PMID 17263298. Crystal‚ Gary. (2003). What is glycerin? Retrieved from: http://www.wisegeek.com/what- is-glycerin.htm on February 15‚ 2012. Malubay‚

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