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Tag: Short-chain Fatty Acids

Olive oil
In a new study published in the journal Nutritional Epidemiology, scientists have found a strong association between olive oil consumption and lower risk of cardiovascular, cancer, and all-cause mortality [1]. Does olive oil prolong life? Olive oil being healthier than most other oils and fats is not exactly news. Some of olive oil’s purported benefits...
Fish Oil
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has shown that a model built on the concentration of four fatty acids predicts mortality in older people at least as well as a model that uses smoking and diabetes. A long-term cohort study This study used data from the Framingham Offspring Cohort. This particular...
Somewhat serendipitously, Salk Institute researchers discovered that depleting the microbiomes of mice causes the animals to have lower levels of blood glucose as well as improved insulin sensitivity [1]. Abstract Antibiotic-induced microbiome depletion (AIMD) has been used frequently to study the role of the gut microbiome in pathological conditions. However, unlike germ-free mice, the effects...