1. haidut

    Striking Accumulation Of PUFA In Aged Cells

    Peat has written many times about the changes that occur in "aged" cells. Those changes are virtually indistinguishable from the ones that occur in "sick" cells and are characterized by reduced mitochondrial number/size and a shift in lipid composition away from saturated and towards unsaturated...
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    Possible Explanation Of The Obesity Paradox

    I recently posted a thread on the being overweight with a BMI or 27 associated with lower mortality than being lean. Taller People Have Higher Mortality From Cancer This study claims to have found a possible explanation, and it has to with the fact that the ability to accumulate fat is an...
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    Alzheimer (AD) Caused By Accumulation Of Oleic Acid

    This is perhaps the first study to show that AD is triggered by abnormal accumulation of oleic acid containing triglycerides. What I find shocking is that the discoverer of AD himself found this accumulation back in 1906 but the observation was "dismissed" and "forgotten". If a finding of the...