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Thursday | Live Science

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, DHA

Thursday Apr 17 | 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.


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

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.


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

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."


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


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)


Related Topix: Supplement

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, Life, Food, Vegetarian

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.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition, Medicine, Dieting, Supplement, DHA, 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 revealed quality problems with four out of 30 supplements selected for review.


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

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA, 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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, African-American, Fish Oil, US News, Conservative Political News

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 .


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

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.


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


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.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA, 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.


Related Topix: DHA

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA

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.


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

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.


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