LIPIDS (fatty acids)

New Research in Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease: Expanding Our Approach Beyond Lipids and Blood Pressure

The article discusses research on Vitamin D and Cardiovascular Disease. The Framingham Offspring Cohort indicates that a moderate to high vitamin D deficiency is a risk factor for Cardiovascular ...

Antibiotic Action of Seed Lipids from Five Tree Species Grown in Turkey

In this study, the seed lipids of Austrian pine (Pinus nigra Arnold.), Ehrami pine (Pinus nigra var. pyramidalis), Caucasian fir [Abies nordmanniana (Stev.) Spach], Eastern red (Thuja orientalis ...

Effects of Aqueous Extracts of Petals of Red and Green Hibiscus sabdariffa on Plasma Lipid and Hematological Variables in Rats

The effects of administrating aqueous extracts of the petals of red and green Hibiscus sabdariffa (1.0 and 1.5 mg/kg body weight) on hematological and plasma lipid variables were examined in rats...

Dietary Fructose: Implications for Dysregulation of Energy Homeostasis and Lipid/Carbohydrate Metabolism

Fructose intake and the prevalence of obesity have both increased over the past two to three decades. Compared with glucose, the hepatic metabolism of fructose favors lipogenesis, which may contr...

Effects of Traditional Chinese Medicines on Serum Lipid Profiles and Homocysteine in the Ovariectomized Rats

To investigate the effects of the traditional Chinese medicines, Kuei-lu-erh-hsien-chiao and Chia-wei-hsiao-yao-san, on the cardiovascular systems of mimic menopausal rats, five groups were forme...

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