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3 hrs ago | NutraIngredients

DEFRA gives GM camelina omega-3 project go-ahead

Omega-3 enriched camelina trials will be the only GM field trials currently in the UK.

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Related Topix: EPA, Supplement, Aquaculture, Agriculture, Science

10 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

The science behind dietary supplements

From multivitamins to fish oil, daily pills and powders have become routine for millions around the world.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Biotech, D and K Healthcare Resources, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Nutrition, EPA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Examiner.com

Osteoarthritis in cats may improve with fish oil supplements

Osteoarthritis in cats is becoming a more common diagnosis when they start "slowing down with age."

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Medicine, Osteoarthritis, Health, Arthritis, EPA

Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

Chia Seeds: A super food or a super sell?

Chia , found in the mint family, was commonly grown in Central America as a food staple of the ancient Mayan and Aztec cultures.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Supplement, ALA, EPA, Medicine, Nutrition

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bakery & Snacks

EU backs bioactives to help Metabolic Syndrome

"PATHWAY-27 will determine the impact of BEF on physiologically-relevant endpoints of the Metabolic Syndrome , a risk factor for many diseases, performing three pilot studies and one larger intervention trial," the project said on its website .

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Related Topix: Metabolic Syndrome, Health, Supplement

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Optometric Management

Nutrition: "Wet" the Appetite: Alleviate Dry Eye with These Dietary Directions

Given that scores of studies support the benefit of anti-inflammatory omega-3s on the ocular surface, this makes sense.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Dieting, EPA, Supplement, Fish Oil

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Health News Digest

Best Fish Oil?

White Plains, New York - April 10, 2014 - Recent laboratory tests of fish oil, krill oil, algal oil, calamari oil, and green-lipped mussel oil supplements by ConsumerLab.com revealed quality problems with four out of 30 supplements selected for review.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, White Plains, NY, EPA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

NutraIngredients

The importance of nutritional lipids in childhood

Little research has been conducted into the relationship between nutritional lipids and sleep in children.

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Related Topix: Supplement

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Star Online

Sciene behind dietary supplements: Do we really need to take them?

Doctors say we need them. Advertising encourages us to take them. And with industry estimates of more than 36bil being spent on them worldwide we are clearly buying them.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Medicine, Nutrition, EPA

BioSpace

Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. Grants Incentive Stock Options

Options to acquire a total of 4,176,000 common shares of the Company were granted in accordance with the provisions of the Company's 2011 stock option plan approved by shareholders on Pivotal Therapeutics is a publicly traded specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on cardiovascular disease and overall health.

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Related Topix: Supplement, EPA, Environmental Law, Law

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Give aging brain nutritional boost - Mon, 07 Apr 2014 PST

It's ironic. Here I am feeling stressed and losing sleep trying to finish a column about how to keep my brain from aging prematurely.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Magnesium, Supplement, Life, Food, Chocolate, EPA

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Psychology Today

Autism Cures: Natural Therapies, First Steps

Thousands of children have been cured of autism - shedding their diagnosis and returning to mainstream classrooms - with a variety of natural therapies.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Magnesium, Supplement, Medicine, Nutrition, Recipes, Life, Food

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Nutrition Journal

U.S. adults are not meeting recommended levels for fish and omega-3...

The American Heart Association's Strategic Impact Goal Through 2020 and Beyond recommends >= two 3.5-oz fish servings per week partly to increase intake of omega3-fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid .

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Related Topix: EPA, Supplement, Life, Food, Nutrition, ALA, 9

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Examiner.com

Vegan sources of omega 3 fatty acids from microalgae

What plant sources provide DHA and omega 3 fatty acids? Docosahexaenoic acid is an omega-3 fatty acid that supports heart and vascular health.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Vegan, Heart Disease, Health, EPA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

NutraIngredients

NICE to update heart health guidance; omega-3s and sterols-stanols considered

Guidance on the prevention of cardiovascular disease relating to sugar, salt and fats - including omega-3s - should be updated, the UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has concluded.

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Related Topix: EPA, Supplement, Unibail, Real Estate, Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Genesee Country Express

5 Best Brain Foods

You complete crossword puzzles daily; you relish stimulating novels; you're constantly picking up new, invigorating hobbies.

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Related Topix: EPA

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Nutrition Journal

Effects of supplementing n-3 fatty acid enriched eggs and walnuts on...

Plant and marine n-3 fatty acids may favorably modify select markers of cardiovascular disease risk.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, Dieting, Supplement, ALA

Wed Mar 26, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Annals fatty acid-coronary disease article gets corrected but not retracted

The authors of last week's systematic review and meta-analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine have issued a correction that changes the correlation of omega-3s to the relative risk for coronary outcomes from non-significant to significant.

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Related Topix: Supplement, EPA

Tue Mar 25, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Frutarom jumps into the omega-3 sea

The health division of Swiss ingredients player Frutarom has launched omega-3s for the first time with the company noting their potential in heart, brain and eye health along with inflammation and general well-being.

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Related Topix: Supplement, EPA, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Mon Mar 24, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Vegans respond 'robustly' to algal-derived omega-3 fatty acid supplement

The omega-3 index is a measure of the fatty acid levels in red blood cells, and reflects long-term intake of EPA and DHA.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Vegetarian, EPA, Supplement, Vegan, University of San Diego, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

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