First lipid hormone discovered

Fatty acid helps boost insulin action and protects against fat buildup in the liver.

12:15pm, September 18, 2008
Some fats are just better than others. Omega-3 fatty acids, such as the fats that compose fish oil, have been recognized for their health-promoting benefits.
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