A new receptor for fatty acids has been discovered by a team of
scientists at Lund University in Sweden. Their work shows that fat
acts as a signal to cells in important organs, such as the liver
and heart. The research offers new...
Taking a combination of different fatty acids in supplements may
improve cholesterol levels in healthy women, and lower their risk
of heart attack, report Canadian researchers in the recent issue of
the American Journal of Clinical...
Farm-raised fish eating specially formulated diets high in fatty
acids could improve people's health and also satisfy different
palates, according to US researchers who are testing additives of
conjugated linoleic acid, an omega-6...
British chemicals firm Croda Oleochemicals has introduced a new
range of exotic oils for use in skin and haircare. Based on
tropical fruits and nuts grown in the Amazon region, the Crodamazon
oils use ingredients from pequi, maracuja...
Chronic fatigue syndrome (also known as ME) may be caused by a
chemical imbalance in the brain, find doctors, who suggest that
taking daily fish oil supplements may help to alleviate some of the
symptoms associated with the condition
Speciality chemicals business Cognis saw first half sales rise a
mere 1 per cent on the same period last year, generating €1,633
million. The company's chief financial officer blamed the difficult
world economy for slowing growth,...
A report by America's Institute of Medicine of the National Academy
of Sciences which claims that there is no known safe intake amount
of trans fatty acids in the diet could lead to new food labelling
guidelines in the US.
Children with symptoms of dyslexia and attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may behave better and find it easier
to think when their diets are supplemented with fatty acid,
according to new research from the UK.