fat metabolism

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Noun1.fat metabolism - a metabolic process that breaks down ingested fats into fatty acids and glycerol and then into simpler compounds that can be used by cells of the body
metabolic process, metabolism - the organic processes (in a cell or organism) that are necessary for life
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Linoleic acid may prevent Type 2 diabetes by improving fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity.
But some research suggests that it has harmful effects on sugar and fat metabolism, both of which affect a person's risk of diabetes and heart disease, says Dr.
The bottom line, said lead researcher Bruce Griffin, is that"consuming high amounts of sugar can alter your fat metabolism in ways that could increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.
I recommend drinking before dinner because consuming alcohol too close to bedtime can also disrupt sleep which has an undesirable effect on fat metabolism as well.
Dr Shanon Casperson, from the US Department of Agriculture, said: "We found that about a third of the additional calories provided by the sugar-sweetened drinks were not expended, fat metabolism was reduced, and it took less energy to metabolise the meals.
Green, white and oolong tea (all of which come from the tea plant, Camellia sinensis) have chemicals called catechins, which have been shown to impact fat metabolism in the lab and to lower body weight and fat mass in animals.
Recent studies suggest that the link between these factors and aging is controlled by genes related to fat metabolism and nutrient sensing, but the exact role of these genes in lifespan and late-life health remains to be elucidated.
TEHRAN (FNA)- For the first time copper's role in fat metabolism has been established by research, further burnishing the metal's reputation as an essential nutrient for human physiology.
This, in turn, accelerates natural fat metabolism in the body, effective in removing localized fat deposits.
When HCAP(TM) inhibits fat metabolism in fibroblasts, citric acid becomes available for use by energy-producing organellas inside cells.
As a precursor to coenzyme A, pantethine plays a role in fat metabolism.
According to Nordic Naturals, Omega-D3 Sport provides important benefits such as: support for heart, brain, joints and bones; promotion of cardiovascular and respiratory function; promotion of fat metabolism and improved body composition; and enhanced endurance.