Tag Archives: Fatty

Omega-3 fatty acid medications can boost cardiovascular health

As cases of obesity and diabetes are on the rise, so are their complications. One complication that has recently been a point of focus for the American Heart Association (AHA) is high triglyceride levels. Prescription medication with omega-3 fatty acids may have cardiovascular benefits, new research suggests. Triglycerides are fats in the blood. Some are naturally produced by the liver, while ... Read More »

For a healthy heart, add fatty fish, olive oil to your diet

Good news if you love eating fish. According to a new study, consuming fatty fish up to four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and prevent risk of heart disease. To keep your heart healthy, you need to be very careful about your diet. The findings showed that fatty fish increases the size and lipid composition of ... Read More »

Sleep loss may up appetite for sugary, fatty foods

Is it hard for you to avoid gorging on sugar-laden sweets and oily samosas? Your lack of proper sleep is to be blamed. A new study has suggested that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep loss leads to increased consumption of unhealthy foods, specifically sucrose and fat. REM sleep is a unique phase of sleep in mammals that is closely associated ... Read More »

Gene Variant Behind Our Craving For Fatty Chicken Korma: Study

LONDON: People who carry a particular gene variant have a higher craving for fat-rich chicken korma but a decreased preference for sugary foods, according to a new Cambridge led study that may help treat obesity. The research provides insights into why we make particular food choices, with potential implications for our understanding of obesity, researchers said. This is one of ... Read More »

Fatty Diet May Increase Risk Of Intestinal Tumour

Specific types of high-fat diets — based on corn or coconut oils like those found in certain salad dressings and ice cream — may increase risk of tumour formation in intestinal cancer, finds a study. A high-fat-diet-induced immune reaction causes inflammation leading to intestinal cancer even if one is not obese, suggested the study. “We found that specific types of ... Read More »