Fat Patterns and Health Risk

Fat Patterns and Health Risk

For several years doctors, have said how and where fat is deposited can affect our general health. For example, those who have fat deposits in the mid-section, or visceral fat, are at greater risk for heart disease and diabetes. Visceral fat deposits around the organs, which can attract a particular cell called a macrophage (M1) […]

Fat Enzymes and the Brain Connection

Fat Enzymes and the Brain Connection

Fat is fat right? Well maybe not. It turns out that fat has particular enzymes that help the brain and maybe even contribute to good health and a longer life. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine say that the enzyme called NAMPT helps control energy levels in the brain. The hypothalamus helps maintain sleep […]