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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…

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Protein and saturated fats beneficial, PUFA detrimental for thyroid

A good new study, which again confirms that saturated fat is anything but detrimental to our health….

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PUFA is catabolic, SFA is anti-catabolic (anabolic)

During the early days of anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) science, it quickly became apparent that the ability of…

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Policosanol is antiviral and a potent inducer of anti-aging gene Klotho

This post is a good complement to the recent ones I did on androgens, estrogens and their…

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PUFA exacerbate, saturated fats (SFA) / albumin / calcium ameliorate COVID-19

A few months ago I posted about a study discussing the role of lipid peroxidation in the…

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SFA / MUFA are preferentially oxidized, while PUFA are stored/accumulated

Just a quick post in response to some of the hate mail I keep getting on a…

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Cholesterol and saturated fat are anabolic; PUFA/MUFA akin to chemical castration

A pair of interesting study and a commentary in the highly respected Journals of Gerontology. Namely, higher…

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Supplementation with (long chain) saturated fats protects liver from alcohol

As many of my readers already know, there are a number of human studies, going back to…