Tag: PUFA

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PUFA metabolite (prostaglandin) promotes lipolysis / fibrosis, causes obesity / diabetes

Just in case there are still doubts out there about just how detrimental PUFA is to our…

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Iron drives heart failure by fattening the heart; iron chelators may prevent/cure

Recommending high intake of iron is one of the most common dietary recommendations of registered dieticians, as…

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Diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cancer are bioenergetic diseases; PUFA may be the cause

The bad news for PUFA (in this case linoleic acid) just keep piling on. At this point,…

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PUFA damages mitochondria, blocks mitophagy, leads to heart damage

I can’t get access to the full study text, so the comments I have here are based…

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Pregnenolone/aspirin can block cellular estrogen uptake, PUFA promotes it

I have posted in the past about the “obscure” estrogen estrone sulfate (E1S) and its role as…

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Aspirin may treat pancreatitis…and other fibrotic conditions

While most of medicine’s attention is focused on acute pancreatitis (AP) since AP is often deadly, rates…

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PUFA metabolites may trigger diabetes type I

Type I diabetes is known as an autoimmune condition. Namely, for some “unknown” reason(s) the beta-cells of…

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PUFA is part of spike protein, PUFA restriction may treat COVID-19

A pair of studies forwarded by one of my readers. The first one discovered that a PUFA…

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Lipolysis preferentially releases PUFA from adipose tissue

…compared to SFA and/or MUFA. This topic is considered highly controversial in Peat-land, mostly because of the…

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Stearic acid (SA) is an estrogen receptor antagonist

Over the last year or so I stumbled upon a few studies claiming both SA (C18:0) and…