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Unsaturated fat and inflammation

TL;DR No, you don't need to favor saturated fats in the hopes that if you do suffer from acute pancreatitis in the future, the overall harm will be slightly less severe. Your supporting links all ...
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What is the mechanism of action of tamoxifen and other SERMs on Gynecomastia?

According to this review article: Estradiol and, to lesser degree, other estrogens, increase proliferation of breast epithelium and stroma and, consequently, increase the chances of mutation in ...
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Linkage between Fatty Acid Metabolism and Ketone body metabolism

Why do we need ketone bodies? The main role of ketone bodies is to serve as a fuel (mainly for the brain) when there are not enough dietary carbohydrates available (during a low-carbohydrate diet or ...
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Where can I find information about foods fatty acids?

The USDA database does provide detailed information about fatty acids in foods. Too detailed actually: for each food, you can get the amount of fatty acids with each number of carbon atoms. So in your ...
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Nutrition Facts and Fatty acides

You cannot determine the amount of trans fats because the information is not there. Trans fatty acids are a particular type of unsaturated fatty acids. More specifically, "unsaturated fatty acids ...
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