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Replacing Some Carbohydrates With Protein And Unsaturated Fat May Enhance Heart Health Benefits

Dallas, Nov 15—The types of food eaten in an effort to cut down on saturated fat may make a difference in reducing heart... Read More

What Are The Health Effects Of Unsaturated Fatty Acids?

What Are The Health Effects Of Unsaturated Fatty Acids? Scientists and health professionals met recently in London to... Read More

Unsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: unsaturated fatty acids A form of fatty acid containing one or more double bonds and therefore can... Read More

Polyunsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: polyunsaturated fatty acids Any of a group of unsaturated fatty acids characterized by having more... Read More

Monounsaturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: monounsaturated fatty acids Any of a group of unsaturated fatty acids characterized by having a... Read More

Unsaturated fat

unsaturated fat (Science: biochemistry) A fat that contains a carbon-carbon double bond, or a fat containing unsaturated... Read More

Unsaturated

Unsaturated 1. Capable of absorbing or dissolving to a greater degree; as, an unsaturated solution. 2. (Science: chemistry)... Read More

Unsaturated alcohols

unsaturated alcohols Those alcohol's whose carbon chains contain one or more double or triple... Read More

Monounsaturated fat

Definition noun, plural: monounsaturated fats An unsaturated fatty acid that contains only one double or triple bond in the... Read More

Palmitin

Definition noun, plural: palmitins A solid, white, crystallizable fat in animal and plant tissues Supplement Palmitin... Read More

Lipid

Definition noun plural: lipids lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More

Fatty acid

Definition noun plural: fatty acids'' fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Saturated fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: saturated fatty acids A form of fatty acid with only single bonds between carbon atoms Supplement A... Read More

Cis fatty acid

Definition noun, plural: cis fatty acids A fatty acid in a cis configuration, i.e. two hydrogen atoms adjacent to the double... Read More

Palmitic acid

Definition noun, plural: palmitic acids A 16-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: CH3 (CH2)14 COOH Supplement A fatty acid... Read More

Prostaglandin

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins A group of eicosanoids, structurally characterized as 20-carbon unsaturated fatty... Read More

Behenic acid

Definition noun, plural: behenic acids A 22-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C22 H44O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a long... Read More

Hydrocarbon

Definition noun, plural: hydrocarbons An organic molecule comprised exclusively of carbon and hydrogen atoms Supplement A... Read More

Hydrocarbon chain

Definition noun, plural: hydrocarbon chains A chain consisting of only carbon and hydrogen atoms Supplement A hydrocarbon... Read More

Modern fat technology: what is the potential for heart health?

Modern fat technology: what is the potential for heart health? J. E. Upritchard1, M. J. Zeelenberg1, H. Huizinga1, P. M.... Read More

Plasma membrane

Do all cells have a plasma (or cell) membrane? Yes, all cells have a biological membrane that separates the protoplasm from... Read More

All Fats Are Not Created Equal: Some Fats May Protect The Heart

DALLAS, Sept. 14 -- Limiting the amount of saturated fat, such as butter or animal fat, in your diet is a good idea. Now the... Read More

Stearic acid

Definition noun, plural: stearic acids A eighteen-carbon fatty acid, with the formula: C18H36O2 Supplement A fatty acid is a... Read More

Carotene

Definition noun, plural: carotenes Any of the group of carotenoids characterized by the lack of oxygen on its molecular... Read More

Glycerolipid

Definition noun, plural: glycerolipids A type of lipid made up of a glycerol linked esterically to a fatty acid Supplement A... Read More

Prostaglandin F2-alpha

Definition noun, plural: prostaglandins F A biologically active prostaglandin that forms when the intermediate prostaglandin... Read More

Essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6

Essential fatty acids, such as omega-3 and omega-6, are fatty acids that are polyunsaturated due to the multiple double... Read More

The Human Physiology

In order to fully understand the mechanisms of human physiology it is important to have an understanding of the chemical... Read More

Liebermann-Burchard test

Definition noun A test for unsaturated steroids (e.g. cholesterol) and triterpenes based on the blue-green color formation... Read More

Glyceride

Definition noun, plural: glycerides (biochemistry) Any of the esters formed from glycerol reacting with fatty acids, and... Read More

Phospholipid

Definition noun plural: phospholipids phos·pho·lip·id, ˌfɒsfəˈlɪpɪd (1) A lipid with one or more phosphate groups... Read More

Study Links Brain Fatty Acid Levels To Depression

Bethesda, MD -- A group of researchers from Israel has discovered that rats exhibiting the signs of depression have... Read More

Hydroxyl

Hydroxyl (Science: chemistry) a compound radical, or unsaturated group, ho, consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of... Read More

-ene

-ene (Science: suffix) suffix applied to a chemical name indicating the presence of a carbon-carbon double bond; e.g.,... Read More

Glycerol

Definition noun glyc•er•ol, ˈglɪs əˌrɔl A sugar alcohol made up of two polyols derived from saponification of... Read More

Triglyceride

Definition noun, plural: triglycerides An energy-rich compound made up of a single molecule of glycerol and three molecules... Read More

The history of biochemistry in India

UD Deshmukh, GV Phatarphekar, SP DandekarDepartment of Biochemistry, Seth G. S. Medical College and K. E. M. Hospital,... Read More

Pesticides Persist in Ground Water

MADISON, WI, JUNE 23, 2008– Numerous studies over the past four decades have established that pesticides, which are... Read More