Omega-3 & Omega-6 fatty acids
- shop smart. GOOD FAT. GAZELLA, KAROLYN A. // Better Nutrition;Dec2011, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p18
The article presents an overview of the role that the consumption of fats and essential omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids can play in human health. A discussion of the disadvantages that are associated with consuming a low fat diet is presented. Food sources, including salmon, red meat and eggs,...
- the big FAT truth. Pagan, Camille Noe // Shape;Jun2009, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p146
This article offers information on the importance of fat in human nutrition. It is noted that fat contributes to the absorption of vitamins such as Vitamins A, D, and E, and assists in weight loss because it takes a long time to digest. The benefits of poly- and monounsaturated fats and omega-3...
- REAL HEALTHY omega-3. // Lifetime;Aug2004, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p21
Presents information on the difference between omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
- is your diet off-balance? Steinmehl, Eric // Health (Time Inc. Health);Dec2004, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p39
Presents information on the impact of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids on the risk of developing cancer. Description of omega-3 fatty acids; Diseases prevented by omega-3s; Benefits of omega-6. INSET: easy ways to tip the scales.
- Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of circulating omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids with lipoprotein particle concentrations and sizes: population-based cohort study with 6-year follow-up. Mäntyselkä, Pekka; Niskanen, Leo; Kautiainen, Hannu; Saltevo, Juha; Würtz, Peter; Soininen, Pasi; Kangas, Antti J.; Ala-Korpela, Mika; Vanhala, Mauno // Lipids in Health & Disease;2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
Background Cross-sectional studies have suggested that serum omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are related to favorable lipoprotein particle concentrations. We explored the associations of serum n-3 and n-6 PUFAs with lipoprotein particle concentrations and...
- THE GOOD OILS. Sathicq, Larraine // Good Health & Medicine;Feb2007, p52
The article presents information on several experts' opinion on the benefits of unsaturated fatty acids such as omega 3 and omega 6. General practitioner Vicki Kotsirilos comments that anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant effects of omega 3s help the regulation of heart contractions. Naturopath...
- Balance fats for better bones. // Prevention;Feb2006, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p74
This article presents information about the necessity of balancing fat intake for strong bones. Research shows that polyunsaturated fats including omega-6s found in grains and meat and omega-3s found in fish, flax, and walnuts must be properly balanced for strong bones. Most women could use a...
- Dietary Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids Compete in Producing Tissue Compositions and Tissue Responses. Lands, Bill // Military Medicine;Nov2014 Supplement, p76
Serious food-related health disorders may be prevented by recognizing the molecular processes that connect the dietary intake of vitamin-like fatty acids to tissue accumulation of precursors of potent hormone-like compounds that cause harmful tissue responses. Conversion of dietary 18-carbon...
- Heart-Healthy Oils. Thalheimer, Judith C. // Today's Dietitian;Feb2015, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p24
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