Why Are You Taking Fish Oil Supplements?
The other day, I was chatting with a friend about supplements, and found out something that concerned me a bit.
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Thursday Apr 17
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.
Thursday Apr 17
Mail & Guardian
The science behind dietary supplements
From multivitamins to fish oil, daily pills and powders have become routine for millions around the world.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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."
Plasma eicosapentaenoic acid is inversely associated with severity of ...
Plasma eicosapentaenoic acid is inversely associated with severity of depressive symptomatology in the elderly: data from the Bordeaux sample of the Three-City Study Background:Depressive symptoms are commonly observed in elderly people, and nutritional factors such as polyunsaturated fatty acids have been proposed as potential protective ... (more)
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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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Almega PL: An Omega-3 with Superior Bioavailability
Qualitas Health develops high-value vegetarian food supplements and pharmaceutical ingredients based on microalgae.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Daily Caller
EPA to study outdoor air pollutants' effects on young blacks with asthma
Already under fire for human testing, the Environmental Protection Agency will next study the effects of outdoor air pollutants on African-American teens.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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 .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
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.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
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.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
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.