Tag: omega-6

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Fish oil (omega-3) causes, not prevents cardiovascular disease (CVD)

A rather damning finding, and it was based on one of the largest studies to date examining…

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PUFA intake during pregnancy is neuro-, cardio, and hepato-toxic to offspring

So much for the recommendation to increase PUFA intake during pregnancy, which is a mantra virtually all…

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Dietary PUFA (linoleic acid) causes inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

The rates of IBD have truly skyrocketed over the last 10-15 years, significantly surpassing the general increase…

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PUFA are remarkably estrogenic, toxic to the ovaries

One of the few studies that looks into the issue of whether the xenoestrogenic burden we are…

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Glucocorticoids may increase inflammation in the long run

Glucocorticoids (both bioidentical and synthetic) are some of the most widely used drugs in the clinical setting,…

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PUFA promote torpor / hibernation, decrease lifespan

Not many studies on this topic, but here is one that will hopefully satisfy my critics who…

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PUFA are potent immunosuppresive agents

Just a quick post for all those PUFA/fish-oil lovers who keep sending me hate-mail about the “incredibly…

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Alzheimer Disease (AD) linked to PUFA accumulation in brain

So much for the “beneficial” effects of PUFA. What makes this study particularly interesting is that it…

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PUFA may be a major factor in sterility

Just a few days ago I made a post about PUFA driving obesity, inflammation, and liver damage…

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PUFA increases risk of all cancers, especially prostate

The bad news for PUFA just keep on coming. There seems to be no health pathology that…