lipotropic


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lipotropic

[‚lip·ə′trä·pik]
(biochemistry)
Having an affinity for lipid compounds.
(pharmacology)
Having a preventive or curative effect on the deposition of excessive fat in abnormal sites.
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Total cost for the "antioxidants, B-complex energy enhancers, macrominerals, lipotropic factors, enzymes, and herbal extracts" in Perricone's Skin & Total Body Nutritional Supplements: $120 a month.
Best, his associates, and students conducted basic studies on the lipotropic effects of the dietary factor choline and pioneered in the isolation and development of heparin.
The lipotropic factors: choline, methionine and inositol also improve the breakdown of estrogen in the liver.
Testosterone is both anabolic (muscle building) and lipotropic (reduces subcutaneous fat).
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Choline and inositol, the lipotropic factors in lecithin, are of special protective value against breast cancer because they help in hepatic degradation of excess estrogen.