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Eating saturated fats protects you from complications of pancreatitis

A recent study issued by the University of Washington College of Medicine revealed that there is a relationship between eating saturated fats and reducing the severity of pancreatitis, which indicated that people who eat foods containing saturated fats may experience fewer symptoms if they develop pancreatitis, according to what was published on the website Medical Express.

The study confirmed that inflammation affects the pancreas, which is due to several scientific reasons, such as undergoing abdominal surgery or drinking a lot of alcohol, and previous research has also shown that people who are obese are more likely to develop pancreatitis, although the reason for this is not known. , As there is a link between pancreatitis and the consumption of saturated or polyunsaturated fats.

The researchers said that past research was looking for the relationship between obesity and the increase in infections and diseases related to the pancreas, the symptoms of which are the feeling of constant pain in the upper part of the abdomen that extends to the back sometimes with fever, nausea and rapid pulse with feeling also vomiting and oily diarrhea, which gives a dangerous indication. For chronic pancreatitis.

The researchers attributed the causes of pancreatitis to several reasons, the most important of which are also cystic fibrosis, gallstones, suffering from increased calcium levels, obesity and high blood triglyceride levels.

Saturated fats are found in many household foods such as milk, chicken, red meat, potatoes and potatoes.

It is worth noting that pancreatitis leads to the secretion of fewer enzymes, which lead to malnutrition, diarrhea and weight loss, despite eating large amounts of food.