Fatty Essays

  • Fatty Acids: The Structure And Structure Of Fatty Acids

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    Structure of fatty acids: Differentiating between fatty acids can be in two main ways: the length of free fatty acid chains and the fatty acids degree of saturation. The number of carbon atoms determine the length of fatty acid chains which often categorized as short chain fatty acids (SCFA), Medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), Long-chain fatty acids (LCFA), and Very long chain fatty acids (VLCFA) with aliphatic tails longer than 22 carbons, while the number of double bonds between carbon atoms

  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

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    Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or simply NAFLD, describes a condition where excess fat accumulates in the liver of people who consume little or no alcohol at all. Although some amount of fat may accumulate in the liver of a normal individual, having fat that takes up to five to ten percent of your liver weight can cause fatty liver disease, which may lead to serious health problems. What is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease ? The liver is a large, complex organ with many vital functions. One

  • Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

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    More and more research studies are finding that getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids is critical to our health in many ways. Omega-3 fats are essential for the survival of the human body, but our bodies can't manufacture them on their own, so we need to get them from the foods we eat. Good dietary sources of Omega-3 fatty acids are fish and seafood, like salmon, tuna, sardines, halibut, herring, algae and krill, plus some plants and nut oils such as flaxseeds and flaxseed oil, canola oil, soybeans

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Protect the Liver

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    Omega-3 fatty acids are often associated with many health benefits, including lowering triglyceride (a type of fat) levels in the blood, protection from heart disease, dementia, depression, and many more. In addition, recent research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids may play a role in preventing chronic liver disease. What are Omega-3 Fatty Acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids that one needs to obtain from the diet to maintain health. There are three types of omega-3 fatty acids involved

  • Psychopathic Prefrontal Lobe Functioning & Omega-3 Fatty Acid Potential

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    and omega-6 fatty acids, have the potential to reduce violent tendencies with individuals with psychopathic disorder (Gesch, Hammond, Hampson, & Eves, 2002) (McNamara & Carlson, 2006). Additional studies show strong correlations between individuals with antisocial, psychopathic disorder and deficits in functioning of the prefrontal cortex, and reductions in grey matter (Oberstar, Anderson, & Jensen, 2005) (Gregory, 2012)(Raine, 2013). Although associations have been found between fatty acid deficiencies

  • Fatty And Diet Essay

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    Fatty and Sugary Foods This group includes spreading fats (such as butter), cooking oils, sugar, biscuits, cakes, crisps, sweets, chocolate, cream and ice-cream and sugary drinks. These foods shouldn't be eaten too often; when they are, they should only be consumed in small amounts. They're loaded in calories, fat and sugar, but don't contain many vitamins and minerals. In addition, sugary foods and drinks (including fruit juice) can significantly contribute to

  • Pre-eclampsia And Eclampsia Disorders In Pregnant Women

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    coma. Resulting in retardation for the child with lack of oxygenation and other proteins to fetus. A term that must be known is chronic hypertension due to increased pressure in the arteries and often associated with atherosclerosis (collections of fatty substances on the inside wall of the arteries). It is not caused by pregnancy, but may cause problems if a woman with chronic hypertension becomes pregnant. It has an unknown cause. 15% of the time chronic hypertension is secondary to a primary problem-that

  • Knowledge and Attitudes of A Healthy Lifestyle

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    healthy lifestyle include many things. A few examples of these components are eating right, exercising regularly, and keeping your mind calm and content. Eating right means staying on a healthy diet. This does not mean that you cannot eat sweets or fatty foods, it just means that you should constantly keep in mind how a certain food will affect your body. One wants to always remain in control, do not gorge yourself and then skip a few meals to make up for it. Always keep things in proportion, such

  • High Cholesterol

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    Cholesterol High cholesterol is the best known of all the many threats to a healthy heart. When excess amounts fatty like plaque substance build up along the walls of the arteries, you face a significantly higher risk of a complete blockage, leading to a heart attack or stroke. At normal levels, cholesterol is not a bad thing. On the other hand, its an essential material used by the body to make cell walls and produce hormones, such as testosterone and estrogen. The body produces its own supply

  • Rabies

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    Rabies Rabies is an infectious disease of animals which is a member of a group of viruses constituting the family Rhabdoviridae. The virus particle is covered in a fatty membrane, is bullet-shaped, 70 by 180 nanometres and contains a single helical strand of ribonucleic acid (RNA). Although rabies is usually spread among domestic dogs and wild carnivorous animals, all warm-blooded animals are susceptible to infection. The virus is often present in the salivary glands of infected animals, referred

  • Heart Attacks

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    to a portion of the heart muscle is severely reduced or stopped. This happens when one of the arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle is blocked by an obstruction. This blockage can be due to a condition called atherosclerosis (a build up of fatty like substance along the wall of the artery), a blood clot or a coronary vessel spasm along with a total obstruction. If the blood supply to a portion of the heart stops, that area of the heart will no longer receive the oxygen or nutrients needed

  • Antibacterial Soap

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    Antibacterial Soap Dial antibacterial soap advertises that it is "over 10x more effective at killing disease-causing germs than ordinary liquid hand soaps"(1). To the average consumer a soap with the ability to kill more germs seems to be more effective. But is a more powerful antibacterial soap always better? Various studies suggest that antibacterial soaps can be harmful and may lead to problems like super bugs, dry skin, and hand eczema. According to current research antibacterial soaps are

  • Catalase Lab Report

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    The Effect of pH on the Activity of Catalase Planning Experimental Work Secondary Resources Catalase is a type of enzyme found in different types of foods such as potatoes, apples and livers. It speeds up the disintegration of hydrogen peroxide into water because of the molecule of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) but it remains unchanged at the end of the reaction. This is a type of reaction where a molecule is broken down into smaller pieces. It is called an anabolic

  • Gauchers Disease

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    and the father must to carry the necessary gene. If in fact the child inherits the disease he or she will experience problems with the liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow, and in some cases the brain. The disease is caused by excessive amounts of a fatty substance called glucocerebroside. Glucocerebroside accumulates in the organs when there is a deficiency of the enzyme, glucocerebrosidase. This particular enzyme helps break down glucocerebroside. Therefore, if there is a lack of the enzyme, the lipid

  • Cellulite

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    areas. By common definition, "cellulite is lumpy unevenly distributed bulges of fatty tissue which often have a cottage cheese consistency. It is composed of gel-like lumps of water, fat and residues of toxic substances that should have been eliminated from the body." (http://www.beautiful-body.com/) So in other words, cellulite is the way in which fat is arranged underneath the skin. Its lumpy appearance is due to fatty tissue trapped in spaces between connective tissues called septa. The amount of

  • why parrot repeat

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    warthogs were a sort of uneducated animal, but nice at the same time, as long as you were kind to them they would do anything for you). They parrots saw them playing as they were and immediately started to make fun of them. They called them names like “fatty” and “slowpoke.” This upset the warthogs so much that they went to the mammoth, the king animals, and told him what the parrots had done. So at the next town meeting the mammoth talked to the parrots about their behavior towards their fellow animals

  • The Transformation of Jack in William Golding's Lord of the Flies

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    English are the best at everything. So we've got to do the right things" (42).  Although originally portrayed as a pretty normal boy, evidence of his hostility begins to emerge. While Piggy is talking, Jack exclaims, "you're talking to much. Shut up fatty" (21). Jack is made the leader of the hunting tribe. He and his hunters have much trouble trying to hunt and kill a pig. Since he was raised as part of a sophisticated and wealthy family in England, he has not had any experience with hunting before

  • Chemistry-soaps And Detergents

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    chemistry is understood. Soap is made from the process called saponification, the alkaline hydrolysis of fats and oils. It is essentially the reverse of esterification. O O R-C-O-R’ + NaOH ---- R-C-O-Na+ + R’OH Ester(fat) + base(caustic soda) ---- salt of fatty acid(soap) + alcohol(glycerol). Caustic potash (potassium hydroxide) can be used instead of caustic soda (sodium hydroxide)but is more expensive. The base used to come from wood ash containing potassium carbonate which formed potash as this was not

  • Lord of the Flies: Is There Hope for Man?

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    to explain "the creature was a party of boys." Ironically, that is exactly what happens. The beast turns out to be the evil within the children themselves. Jack conflicts with most of the other major characters from the beginning. He calls Piggy "Fatty" repeatedly and opposes Jack almost every step of the way. As the novel progresses, Jack becomes more domineering and assertive, slowly losing all of his former morals and civility. The one point in the novel where this happens is when Jack paints

  • Gaucher Disease: A Rarity in Three Types

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    neuronopathic. Yet even though the three types of Gaucher produce different symptoms, all three types result from the same cause: a lack of glucocerebrosidase enzyme. The glucocerebrosidase enzyme functions to break down the compound glucocerebroside, a fatty compound which usually is stored in all cells of the body in very small amounts. In Gaucher patients, an excess of glucocerebroside builds up in the body, and is stored abnormally in lysosome, or storage cells (3) . Typically, macrophages are able