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What does IMF stand for?

IMF stands for Intramuscular Fat

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Examples of topics discussed include the effect of exercise and nutrition on intramuscular fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity, compartmentalization of mammalian folate-mediated one-carbon metabolism, iron homeostasis and the inflammatory response, targeting inflammation-induced obesity and metabolic diseases by curcumin and other nutraceuticals, fatty acid supply to the human fetus, iron-sensing proteins that regulate hepcidin and enteric iron absorption, the role of muscle insulin resistance in the pathogenesis of atherogenic dyslipidemia and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease associated with the metabolic syndrome, evolutionary adaptations to dietary changes, and physiological insights gained from gene expression analysis in obesity and diabetes.
Grain-fed beef has more marbling - the intramuscular fat - which makes for a more flavorful steak, he said.
Magnetic resonance imaging assessed visceral, liver and intramuscular fat (the so-called high-risk fat) over time, and the authors conclude that regular physical activity seems to be an important factor in preventing high-risk fat accumulating, even after controlling for genes and childhood environment.
The purpose of this paper was to compare the muscle volume, intramuscular fat infiltration, and strength of individual muscle groups of the thigh, and muscle endurance of the quadriceps in people with COPD and restrictive lung disease who were recipients of lung transplants (lung transplant group) to those who had not undergone lung transplant (COPD group).