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Do Men Need Different Omega-3s than Women?

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Do Men Need Different Omega-3s than Women?

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

Researchers are now telling us that women should be taking a different form of omega-3 than men. Read more »


DHA from Algae: A Great Source of Omega-3 for Vegetarians and Vegans

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DHA from Algae: A Great Source of Omega-3 for Vegetarians and Vegans

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

There are many types of omega-3 fatty acids, but experts agree that Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is the most important of them all. DHA plays a critical role for the proper development and function of the human brain. So critical, in fact, that NASA scientists searched high and low for a nutrient-rich source of DHA to…

Fish Oil or Krill Oil: What’s the Better Source of Omega-3?

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Fish Oil or Krill Oil: What’s the Better Source of Omega-3?

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

Omega-3 fatty acids are found in algae, plants, krill, squid, and fish. For many years, oil from cold water fish, such as mackerel, tuna, salmon, and sardines, has been the standard source of omega-3 found in supplements. Recently krill oil has gained popularity in the media with krill oil vendors claiming that their oil is…

Babies Nourished with Omega-3 Enriched Formula Have Better Eyesight

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Babies Nourished with Omega-3 Enriched Formula Have Better Eyesight

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

There is nothing more precious than those moments when your baby looks into your eyes and smiles. At that point you know that you would do anything to give her the best chance in life that she can possibly have. Supplementing her food with omega-3 fatty acids early on may just be one of the…

Omega-3 Supplements Boost Brain Function

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Omega-3 Supplements Boost Brain Function

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

An Australian research team just released the results of a pilot randomized controlled study that provides evidence that omega-3 supplements prevents death of cells in the brain… Read more »


Diet Rich in Omega-3 Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer by 33%

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Diet Rich in Omega-3 Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer by 33%

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

Scientists in Canada have just reported unequivocal experimental evidence that omega-3 can fight breast cancer. Dr David Ma and his colleagues at the University of Guelph in Ontario1 conducted an experiment involving laboratory mice. A group of the mice were fed omega-3s in the diet. These mice displayed a 33% reduction in the number of…

DHA Supplementation During Infancy Improves Performance in Early School Years

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DHA Supplementation During Infancy Improves Performance in Early School Years

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

The importance of omega-3 fatty acids in brain development and in healthy brain function is well recognized1. Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), a major lipid found in the brain, is essential for healthy brain function. Low brain DHA in animals leads to impaired learning and behaviour. In human infants, DHA is essential for development of vision and…

Can Supplementation with DHA Omega-3 Boost Your Memory?

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Can Supplementation with DHA Omega-3 Boost Your Memory?

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid and a key structural component of the human cerebral cortex. It is present at high concentrations in the brain at specialized junctions between nerve cells where neural transmission takes place. The adult human brain contains up to 500 trillion of these junctions, which makes DHA pretty important…

Improve Your Vision with Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Omega-3

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Improve Your Vision with Lutein, Zeaxanthin and Omega-3

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits, Other Nutrients

One of the many inevitable changes we face as we ageĀ is deteriorating eyesight. Age-related macular degeneration, AMD, is a major cause of visual impairment. In the United States, AMD affects an estimated 9 million adults over the age of 40. It occurs when a part of the retina, called the macula, becomes damaged and causes…

Fish Oil Supplements Lower Blood Sugar, Reduce Risk of Diabetes

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Fish Oil Supplements Lower Blood Sugar, Reduce Risk of Diabetes

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Category: Omega-3 Benefits

A recent study by the Harvard School of Public Health found that fish oil is able to significantly increase the hormone that is responsible for lowering the risk of diabetes. Jason Wu, PhD and the lead in the study was able to conclude that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements are able…