Functional lipids and the prevention of the metabolic syndrome.

  title={Functional lipids and the prevention of the metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Teruyoshi Yanagita and Koji Nagao},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={17 Suppl 1},
The metabolic syndrome is increasingly prevalent in worldwide. The quality and quantity of dietary lipids could be important modulators associated with the cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. At present, functional lipids such as conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and phospholipids have attracted considerable attention because of their beneficial biological effects in attenuating metabolic syndrome. Supplementation of CLA reduces abdominal white adipose tissues, serum triacylglycerol (TAG… CONTINUE READING
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