fatty acids

Pregnancy, Drinking and Diet: Researchers Urge Women to Consider Their “Whole Health” when Pregnant 

February 08, 2016

Scientists at the UNC Chapel Hill Nutrition Research Institute are developing a “whole health” message for pregnant mothers emphasizing evidence-based, nutritional research that empowers them to make their own decisions on everything from drinking to dietary choices. Don’t eat this. Don’t drink that. In the face of recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Genetic and epigenetic transgenerational implications related to omega-3 fatty acids. Part II: Maternal FADS2 rs174575 genotype and DNA methylation predict toddler cognitive performance

September 10, 2015

Genetic and epigenetic transgenerational implications related to omega-3 fatty acids. Part II: Maternal FADS2 rs174575 genotype and DNA methylation predict toddler cognitive performance, Nutrition Research, September 10, 2015, Carol L. Cheatham, Daniel S. Lupu, Mihai D. Niculescu UNC Chapel Hill Abstract Maternal transfer of fatty acids is important to fetal brain development. The prenatal environment may differentially affect the substrates supporting […]

Fatty acids linked to cardiovascular mortality are associated with risk factors

August 25, 2015

Fatty acids linked to cardiovascular mortality are associated with risk factors, International Journal of Circumpolar Health, Aug 2015, Sven O. E. Ebbesson1,2*, Venkata S. Voruganti3, Paul B. Higgins4, Richard R. Fabsitz5, Lars O. Ebbesson6, Sandra Laston7, William S. Harris8,9, John Kennish10, Benjamin D. Umans11, Hong Wang12, Richard B. Devereux13, Peter M. Okin13, Neil J. Weissman12, Jean W. MacCluer7, Jason G. Umans12 and Barbara V. Howard12,14 1Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA; 2Norton Sound Health Corporation, Nome, AK, USA; 3Department of Nutrition and UNC Nutrition Research Institute, […]

Wound healing properties of fatty acids fromPouterialucumae.

March 13, 2010

Rojo, Leonel, Caren Villano, G. Joseph, B. Schmidt, V. Shulaev, Mary Ann Lila and Ilya Raskin. 2010. Wound healing properties of fatty acids fromPouterialucumae. Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology 9: 185-195. Abstract BACKGROUND: Cell migration, angiogenesis, inflammation, and extracellular matrix remodeling are key events in wound healing. Natural products, including fatty acids (FAs), can accelerate wound […]