Sentence Examples


  • Hot showers sound great, but wreak havoc on your skin: According to MayoClinic.com, taking a hot shower or bath will break down the lipid barrier in your skin and make it easier for your skin to lose its moisture.
  • Free fatty acids from lipid stores are increased, encouraging the production of ketoacids in the liver, leading to an over-acidic condition (metabolic acidosis) that causes even more disruption in body processes.
  • This is due to the fact that the fibers in the spinal cord and cerebral cortex have not been completely covered in myelin, the protein and lipid sheath that aids in processing neural signals.
  • Referred to as oxidation, rancid fish oils lead to lipid peroxides, which "can (and do) start free radical cascades that can damage fatty cellular membranes," according to Dr. Eades.
  • Regular activity helps increase high-density lipoproteins (good cholesterol) and decrease low-density lipoprotein, contributing to an overall healthier blood lipid profile.