"Watch your sugar, use caution with the salt shaker and limit those saturated fats.
That's the guidance from the updated U.S. nutritional guidelines, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health "...
INTRALIPID®20% IS METABOLIZED AND UTILIZED AS A SOURCE OF ENERGY CAUSING AN INCREASE IN HEAT PRODUCTION, DECREASE IN RESPIRATORY QUOTIENT AND INCREASE IN OXYGEN CONSUMPTION. THE INFUSED FAT PARTICLES ARE CLEARED FROM THE BLOOD STREAM IN A MANNER THOUGHT TO BE COMPARABLE TO THE CLEARING OF CHYLOMICRONS.
INTRALIPID® 20% (20% i.v. fat emulsion) WILL PREVENT THE BIOCHEMICAL LESIONS OF ESSENTIAL FATTY ACID DEFICIENCY (EFAD), AND CORRECT THE CLINICAL MANI-FESTATIONS OF THE EFAD SYNDROME.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/30/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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