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fatty

offensive slang A derogatory term for someone who is fat or obese. Yes, I took three desserts like a total fatty, so what? Hey fatty, why don't you pick on someone your own size?

fatty

n. a derogatory nickname for a fat person. (Cruel. Also a rude term of address.) Okay, fatty, you get the biggest piece of cake because you deserve it.
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In recent years, fatty liver has become more appreciated as a sign of obesity and resistance to insulin, a hormone that controls the body's glucose levels.
Unsaturated fatty acids are classified as omega-3 or omega-6 based on their chemical structure.
Ultimately the overall goal of the research is to develop a system which consistently produces high quality pork with a verifiably enhanced fatty acid profile.
"We want to find out the key factors and pathways that lead to liver cancer in fatty liver patients so we can slow or even prevent the liver cancer.
Caption: Omega-9 fatty aCIds are found in certain oils
Fatty Liver Disease is rapidly becoming the most common liver disease worldwide.
without partial hydrogenation and generation of trans fatty acids.
Caption: ASABE member Xueyang Feng (left) and Jiayuan Sheng discovered a novel way to produce fatty alcohols from yeast.
Fatty liver is the accumulation of abnormal amounts of fat in liver cells exceeding more than 5% of weight of liver.
There are two types of fatty liver: alcoholic liver disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
In this study which was done in a tertiary hospital in Maharashtra, India, 100 patients who were on treatment for diabetes mellitus type 2 were screened for fatty liver disease by USG.
Fish is the major food source of omega-3 fatty acids, including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosapentaenoic acid (DPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), researchers said.
"We found a small to modest positive effect of omega-3 fatty acids, compared with placebo, but the size of this effect is unlikely to be meaningful to people with depression, and we considered the evidence to be of low or very low quality All studies contributing to our analyses were of direct relevance to our research question, but most of these studies are small and of low quality," Katherine M.
The dietary modifications employed in this study included a reduction in intake of omega-6 fatty acids.