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  • adjective organic chemistry, of an aliphatic compound Having a chain of fewer that about six carbon atoms.

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  • ALA alpha-linolenic acid is a “short-chain” form found in plant sources like walnuts, flaxseed, and canola and soybean oils, and is probably less effective because relatively little is converted to the more active EPA and DHA forms.

    The Flex Diet

  • TDP adds water and heat to the feedstock in such a way as to transform the feedstock's long-chain polymers into short-chain polymers which are more useful to us.

    I just want to say one word to you -- just one word (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • ALA alpha-linolenic acid is a “short-chain” form found in plant sources like walnuts, flaxseed, and canola and soybean oils, and is probably less effective because relatively little is converted to the more active EPA and DHA forms.

    The Flex Diet

  • A related but different concept is prebiotics, which are short-chain carbohydrates thought to improve the composition or metabolism of gut bacteria.

    The Doctor is In

  • A related but different concept is prebiotics, which are short-chain carbohydrates thought to improve the composition or metabolism of gut bacteria.

    The Doctor is In

  • Late last year, the agency quietly said that it would review the safety of phthalates, long-chain perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and short-chain chlorinated paraffins.

    Industrial Chemicals Lurking In Your Bloodstream

  • These include: reduction in short-chain fatty acid and increase in long-chain fatty acid levels, posing cardiovascular risks; increase in levels of a thyroid hormone enzyme; frequency of pus cells in milk due to mastitis; and contamination of milk with unapproved drugs for treating mastitis.

    Samuel S. Epstein: The Dangers of Genetically Engineered Milk

  • A related but different concept is prebiotics, which are short-chain carbohydrates thought to improve the composition or metabolism of gut bacteria.

    The Doctor is In

  • These include: reduction in short-chain fatty acid and increase in long-chain fatty acid levels, posing cardiovascular risks; increase in levels of a thyroid hormone enzyme; frequency of pus cells in milk due to mastitis; and contamination of milk with unapproved drugs for treating mastitis.

    Samuel S. Epstein: The Dangers of Genetically Engineered Milk

  • These include: reduction in short-chain fatty acid and increase in long-chain fatty acid levels; increase in levels of a thyroid hormone enzyme; contamination with unapproved drugs for treating mastitis; and frequency of pus cells due to mastitis.

    Samuel S. Epstein: An FDA Ban On Genetically-Engineered Milk Is 20 Years Overdue

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