Monthly Archives: March 2018

Has modern farming increased the retinol in the liver you eat?

Liver is about the most concentrated dietary source of pre-formed vitaminĀ A (retinol) that you could hope to find, along with a number of other vitamins. Like in us humans, animals store retinol in their liver and the more they consume … Continue reading

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Does bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) from the gut cause obesity?

Does lipopolysaccharide (LPS), also known as endotoxin, cause obesity? Reasons to think it might (in mice at least) come from a high-profile paper published in the journal Diabetes in 2007 and titled “Metabolic Endotoxemia Initiates Obesity and Insulin Resistance” (cited … Continue reading

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