Marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids have a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils in cancer prevention, being eight times more effective at inhibiting tumor development and growth, according to researchers.Read More
If you`ve ever considered popping a pill of omega 3s, it’s probably been for your heart. After all, the American Heart Association says that the good-for-you fatty acids can reduce triglyceride levels, keep your arteries clear, and ward off irregular heartbeats.
And while no athlete is hitting a new PR without a healthy heart, the in-the-gym, on-the-field benefits of omega 3s go so much further.Read More
Vegetarians are likely to have lower intakes of preformed docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) than omnivorous populations who consume fish and animal products. As such, vegetarian populations have omega-3 indices up to 60% lower than those who consume marine products. Algae, the primary producer of DHA in the marine food chain, offer an alternative source of DHA...
Data from 51 randomized controlled trials support the ability of the omega-3s eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to reduce heart rate, report researchers from Soochow University (China) and DSM Nutritional Products.Read More
With one in three adults in the US qualifying as obese, food is at the root of most preventable death and disease in America – but it also could provide salvation if it is appropriately tailored to individual’s specific needs, suggests Supermarket Guru Phil Lempert.Read More
Omega-3s fatty acid supplements may improve symptoms and cognitive performance in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a meta-analysis of gold standard clinical trials.Read More
Supplementing children's diets with fish oil is one of several effective ways to raise a young child’s IQ levels, according to a new report.Read More
Increased intakes of omega-3s and higher blood levels of the fatty acids are associated with a 15% decrease in the risk of heart failure, says a new meta-analysis.Read More