Tag: PUFA

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PUFA can cause male infertility by inhibiting oxidative metabolism (OXPHOS)

The study looked at one of the members of the PUFA family that even mainstream medicine is…

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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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PUFA peroxidation can cause heart failure, latter can be reversed

The mainstream view on heart failure is that in most cases (when it is not congenital) it…

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Blocking prostaglandins restores (glucose) metabolism, reverses brain aging

It is rare to find a study like the one below that combines so many crucial topics…

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PUFA (linoleic acid) is hepatotoxic and carcinogenic; MUFA/SFA are not

A neat little commentary in the Cell journal on a study in Nature. Not very surprising for…

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Fat increases estrogen synthesis, even in menopausal females; glucose lowers it

A fascinating study, which provides a number of important findings and insights. First, the study shows that…

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PUFA (linoleic acid) is a true estrogen, similar to estradiol

This is one of those studies that, in my view, largely puts the debate about PUFA to…

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PUFA metabolites (prostaglandins) drive “flu” pathology

A highly relevant study in light of the recent (and apparently, still ongoing) COVID-19 pandemic, which not…

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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…