Effects of n-6 PUFAs compared with SFAs on liver fat, lipoproteins, and inflammation in abdominal obesity: a randomized controlled trial

submitted by: Iggman
ABSTRACT Background: Replacing SFAs with vegetable PUFAs has cardiometabolic benefits, but the effects on liver fat are unknown. Increased dietary n-6 PUFAs have, however, also been proposed to promote inflammation—a yet unproven theory. Objective: We investigated the effects of PUFAs on liver fat, systemic inflammation, and metabolic disorders. Design: We randomly assigned 67 abdominally obese subjects (15% had type 2 diabetes) to a 10-wk isocaloric diet high in vegetable n-6...
Authors: Helena Bjermo

Stress and Hypertension

submitted by: ZRT_Laboratory

Dr. Sanjay Kapur explains the relation between stress and hypertension.

What Is Cardiometabolic Risk?

submitted by: ZRT_Laboratory

In this informative interview, Dr. Sanjay Kapur, Scientific Director at ZRT Laboratory, explains what cardiometabolic risk and cardio metabolic syndrome are, and how routine screening helps physicians and patients to make better clinical decisions to manage care. Read more from Dr. Kapur on his blog at http://sanjay-kapur.blogspot.com.