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    the FDA as treatment for sepsis was activated protein C, but it had adverse side effects, including severe bleeding.² In repeat studies, it also did not show a benefit and was withdrawn by the manufacturer.² The main treatment of sepsis are intravenous fluids, broad spectrum antibiotic therapy, and organ monitoring and support.¹׳² There have been difficulties finding therapies for sepsis because of the many different causative organisms, patient underlying health conditions, and patient immunity. Several clinical studies have noticed a link between lipid metabolism and systemic inflammation. In septic shock, patients can have an abnormal lipid profile which may be due to de novo lipogenesis.¹ The liver…

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    growth and regulation of body functions2. They are sources of vitamins (A, D, E and K) and essential fatty acids (EFA)2. EFA are required by the body for cell growth and nourishment, brain development, regulation of water loss by the skin, blood pressure regulation and for the development of placenta and mammary glands in pregnant women3.…

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    Ginseng Research Paper

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    There are many natural remedies available to help you lose weight. These remedies work by increasing your metabolism, controlling your cravings and improving the body 's ability to convert fat into energy. Additionally, many of these herbs help reduce inflammation throughout the body. Inflammation within the body not only makes you look heavier than you are, but it also prevents the body from absorbing the nutrients from your foods, causing vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Cinnamon Cinnamon…

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    Coconut Oil Benefits

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    Since it is an MCT, it is quickly turned into energy promoting a higher metabolism, thus giving you more energy. MCTs are quickly burned off and can even convert stored fat in your body into energy, leading to weight loss and a leaner body. Some people who have thyroid problems find it very hard to lose weight, but coconut oil can help boost thyroid activity. It can also curb your appetite and make you feel fuller faster, thus enabling you to eat less and still feel satisfied. There has not…

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    What I like the most about Camu powder benefits is a number of antioxidants it contains. As you know, antioxidants are a woman's best friend. We all need them to help fight free radicals and keep us looking younger. Besides vitamin C you also get a non-essential amino acid serine. Non-essential means your body can produce it. Serine is found in the bodies cells and will burn fatty acids and glucose for energy. It has two other essential (body does not produce it) amino acids valine and…

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    build up in body arteries, blocking the blood flow. • Visceral Fat is fat around organs. Its function is to insulate and protect organs. • Subcutaneous Fat is under the skin. This fat protects and insulate our body. Fat (visceral and subcutaneous) stores energy. • Omega-3 fatty acids have the first double bond on the third carbon counting from the carbon in the methyl end. These are essential fatty acids (our body can’t produce them). Alpha-linolenic is an example of omega-3 fatty acid. •…

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    of September an article was published in an ‘Emergency Nurse’ journal. The heading of this article is “Protein Test May Ensure Quick Diagnosis of Heart Attack.” We all know that the odds of knowing when a heart attack may happen are very low. While a group of research nurses have come to the conclusion that you may be able to predict when a heart attack may happen by doing a simple protein test. Heart attacks can be fatal and hard to detect. This is what makes this discovery and hypothesis…

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    Weight Loss Myths

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    Well, there is some truth to that especially if you’re taking in the wrong fats. However, your body needs fat but the fats need to be healthy fats such as omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are important for maintaining proper cell membrane function in every cell of the body and is particularly important for brain and heart. Most people don’t get enough omega-3s simply because they are eating fast foods and animal products that are not free range, grass fed and also not taking enough oily fishes. …

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    Sweet Almond Essay

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    Excerpts Badam rogan is oil extracted from almonds. The common type used world over is sweet almond oil. Almond oil is rich with fatty acids and vitamins. It enriches and rejuvenates skin and hair. Filled with omega -6 fatty acids it has beneficial effects on cardiovascular system. Overview Badam rogan commonly known as almond oil is extracted from almonds. Sweet almond oil is the widely used variety, both externally and internally. Badam rogan is popular for its beneficial effects on skin…

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    Dietary Analysis Example

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    total fat, linoleic acid, and alpha-linoleic acid. My consumption of proteins, carbohydrates, added sugars, saturated fat, and cholesterol were adequate. On the second day, I was deficient in the same nutrients. On either day, I was not in excess of any of the nutrients. A deficiency in total calories over time can lead to inadequate nutrient, mineral, and vitamin intake, which can result in innumerable health problems. I will increase my caloric intake by adding an extra meal or a couple snacks…

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