Omega-3s boost brain health by improving neuron cell membrane functionality
Most Americans have an omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid imbalance due to the prevalence of unsaturated omega-6 fatty acids from polyunsaturated processed oils in processed foods.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Scientific Data Supports Superiority of Pivotal's Unique Omega-3 Formulation
The findings of Zgheel et al. demonstrate that the sustained endothelial vasodilatory effect of Omega-3 formulations are EPA:DHA ratio and purity dependent and involve predominantly the endothelial nitric oxide synthase derived nitric oxide formation.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Get a grip on periodontal disease before it causes damage
Q: I've been diagnosed with periodontal disease. I want to reverse it ASAP, because I hear it leads to more problems than just tooth decay.
Study: omega-3 uptake higher in women; we must account for gender in research, Goed VP says
A study aiming to determine the effect of taking multivitamin and fish oil supplements together on the uptake of omega-3s into the blood cells found that gender contributes to uptake levels, with higher LC n-3 PUFA uptake in women.
Lake Country Sun
Back-to-school nutrition primer: Give kids a healthy head start on academic success
Parents arm their kids with a plethora of school supplies, new attire and the latest technology to prepare them for a successful school year.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The good oil . . . or snake oil?
But her view is at odds with New Zealand-driven research that is rattling the multi-billion-dollar health supplement industry with claims fish oil delivers no measurable health benefits as well as raising questions about how the industry uses spin to push pills.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Finding the Right Fish Oil
It's common knowledge: Fish oil works. Doctors agree that its essential fatty acids can help prevent heart disease and may ward off diabetes, arthritis, obesity, and other illnesses.
Albany Times Union
Chia, and sesame and flax, oh
As mentioned in my What's in your fridge blog? , I always find a place, and purpose for three tiny seeds with big nutritional value.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Natural Treatments to Depression.
It was heartbreaking to hear the news of Robin Williams suicide a few days ago. Williams provided us with decades of laughter and entertainment all while fighting his demons of depression and addiction.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Functional food giving supplements a run for their money: Packaged Facts
After taking a hit due to recent negative press and a consumer shift toward more use of functional food and beverages, the US nutritional supplements market will see growth return to just over 6% per year through 2018, when sales will reach $16.4 billion, according to Packaged Facts.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Latest heart health studies look at oils, vitamins, algae, polyphenols
Rising rates of cardiovascular disease was once the heart of the matter when identifying what was going on with Western diets and the risk posed by modern lifestyles.
Drs. Oz & Roizen: Aspirin, improved oral hygiene can help reverse periodontal disease
I've been diagnosed with periodontal disease. I want to reverse it as soon as possible, because I hear it leads to more problems than just tooth decay.
DHA Omega-3 Cures Periodontal Disease: Harvard Scientists Report
A recent Harvard report confirmed that DHA omega-3 supplements can substantially improve periodontal outcomes for individuals suffering from periodontitis.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Diet and Alzheimer's disease
This is in response to Dr. L.H. Schilling's letter about Alzheimer's disease. I fully agree that prevention is superior to treatment, and he is correct that many of the genes associated with disease can be turned on or off by environmental influences, such as food, environmental toxins, inactivity and stress, but I was shocked by his assertion that ... (more)
Omega-3 deficiency associated with perinatal depression: case control study.
Psychiatry research , Vol. 166, No. 2-3. , pp. 254-259, doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2007.12.011 Women are depleted of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids during the perinatal period due to fetal diversion.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Alltech To Celebrate Agriculture At The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games
ALLTECH TO CELEBRATE AGRICULTURE AT THE ALLTECH FEI WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES Aug. 7, 2014 Source: Alltech news release With less than four weeks to go to the official opening ceremony of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, excitement is brewing as construction commences of the Alltech Pavilion in the 2014 Games Village.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Pivotal Therapeutics To Explore Potential Commercial Partnership Opportunities in China
A leader in ACGT was founded by Dr. Hai Shiene Chen in 1995 and is a privately owned provider of oligonucleotide synthesis and DNA sequencing services to customers in the and across Canada.
Calamari Gold squid takes on cod liver in big omega-3 showdown
Missing mom-of-two is found DEAD near SUV in Oregon forest after her husband sobbed through televised plea for her to come home Compromising photographs claiming to show married Billionaire Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, 71, with two young women are posted online in apparent blackmail plot Miracle pill aspirin could even ward off major cancers: ... (more)
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Squid takes on cod liver in big omega-3 showdown: Oil from the fish ...
Hated by generations of children, it took being put into a capsule to make cod liver oil palatable, but even that might not be enough to save it.
'Not enough people are talking about nutrition and brain...
Vitamins and the omega-3 DHA are a 'viable alternative approach to delaying brain aging', says a new review of the scientific literature, but are people talking about nutrition and brain function? According to a new review in Nutrition , many members of the general population consume inadequate amounts of various vitamins, even in industrialized ... (more)