Cold temperature lipid created by the body may lower blood sugar, report scientists

A recent study published in the journal Cell Metabolism found that 12-HEPE, a lipid produced by the body in response to cold temperatures, may help reduce blood sugar levels. Researchers from Brazil, the U.S. and Germany conducted a series of experiments on mice and humans and found that it could help shuttle glucose into tissues and improve glucose tolerance in … Continue reading Cold temperature lipid created by the body may lower blood sugar, report scientists

Atlantic salmon found to decrease cardiovascular risk

A study published in the journal Nutrition Research examined the effect of salmon intake on lipoprotein particle size and concentration associated with cardiovascular disease risk. The study was carried out by researchers at Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, the University of Minnesota, and the University of North Dakota. The U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest eating fish at least twice a … Continue reading Atlantic salmon found to decrease cardiovascular risk

The typical Western high-fat diet causes cancer to metastasize faster

Men who want to significantly reduce their risk of dying from prostate cancer could start by skipping burgers, French fries, or fatty food altogether. Researchers from the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) published a study in two journals, Nature Genetics and Nature Communications, and have reported that the typical Western high-fat diet promotes the metastasis of prostate … Continue reading The typical Western high-fat diet causes cancer to metastasize faster