palmitate

  1. haidut

    Simple, Non-invasive Test For Adrogenic / Estrogenic Tone

    One of the core issues in modern endocrinology is the relatively weak correlation between serum levels of steroids and the overall activity in the organism associated with a particular steroid. For example, post-menopausal women have very low levels of estradiol yet very high whole-body...
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    Evidence For Brain Sensing Of Circulating FFA

    A Fall in Plasma Free Fatty Acid (FFA) Level Activates the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Independent of Plasma Glucose: Evidence for Brain Sensing of Circulating FFA Endocrinology. 2012 Aug; 153(8): 3587–3592. Published online 2012 Jun 1. doi: 10.1210/en.2012-1330 PMCID: PMC3404348...
  3. haidut

    Saturated Fat (palmitate) Does NOT Activate TLR4

    We must have had hundreds of discussions on this topic on the forum. Some forum users strongly believe that saturated fat (SFA) increases inflammation by binding to and activating the endotoxin (LPS) receptor TLR4. Among all SFA, palmitate is the one most commonly blamed and has been...
  4. haidut

    Palmitic Acid (palmitate) Strongly Increases Oxidative Metabolism

    This is yet another thread as a follow up on the recent posts about plamitic acid inhibiting fatty acid oxidation and having therapeutic roles in cancer, diabetes and all other disease characterized by elevated/abnormal fatty acid metabolism. Palmitic Acid (palmitate) Is A Fatty Acid Oxidation...
  5. haidut

    Palmitic Acid (palmitate) Dramatically Inhibits Liver Cancer Progression

    I posted a thread yesterday showing that palmitic acid is a strong inhibitor of fatty acid oxidation, perhaps more effective than established drugs like Mildronate. Palmitic acid also seems to be able to double oxidative metabolism when used in relatively low doses. Palmitic Acid (palmitate) Is...
  6. haidut

    Palmitic Acid Is Androgen Agonist, Increases Androgen Synthesis, Decreases Cortisol

    Palmitic acid has a bad reputation in mainstream medicine and the blogosphere. It is claimed to directly cause insulin resistance, obesity and even hypogonadism. Well, these studies found the exact opposite. The first one found that methyl-palmitate (MP) is an actual androgen receptor agonist...
  7. haidut

    Palmitic Acid Inhibits Cortisol Synthesis

    Palmitic acid has a bad reputation in mainstream medical circles. It is being blamed for insulin resistance, obesity, and even triggering diabetes II. Ray has written a few times about palmitic acid, and has explained that it is one of the few known exogenous factors that can activate the enzyme...
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