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Fish Oil May Prevent Long-Term Disability in Newborns After a Stroke

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Fish Oil May Prevent Long-Term Disability in Newborns After a Stroke

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Ischemic stroke, with an incidence of 1 in 2,300 or 5,000 births, is a not-uncommon complication of birth in newborns born at or near full-term. Long-term neurological disabilities result in 20% to 60% of cases. These may include cerebral palsy, cognitive or behavioral disorders and seizures1. Dr Nicholas Bazan and colleagues at Louisiana State University…

Want to Make Your Kids Smarter? Give Them Fish Oil!

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Want to Make Your Kids Smarter? Give Them Fish Oil!

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According to a meta-analysis published in “Perspectives on Psychological Science,” parents can improve their young children’s IQ levels by supplementing their diet with fish oils that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids1. A meta-analysis is a method of research that combines the results from different studies with the aim of identifying patterns in the common…

9 Benefits Omega-3 Supplements Could Have for Your Body and Mind

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9 Benefits Omega-3 Supplements Could Have for Your Body and Mind

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You might be wondering what the omega-3 hype is all about. Nowadays it seems like every health magazine is recommending omega-3, and the pharmacy section of every major grocery store has a wide selection of fish oil supplements. Last week I even came across omega-3 supplements for dogs. So in case you are wondering what…

Why Do You Need More Omega-3 and Less Omega-6 in Your Diet

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Why Do You Need More Omega-3 and Less Omega-6 in Your Diet

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Omega-3 and omega-6 are terms that seem to be thrown around constantly in health magazines and websites these days. You might be wondering what they mean to you, and what you need to know in order to ensure that your intake of these substances will give you the health benefits you desire. What is the…

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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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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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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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…

Do Men Need Different Omega-3s than Women?

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Do Men Need Different Omega-3s than Women?

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


Omega-3 Supplements Boost Brain Function

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Omega-3 Supplements Boost Brain Function

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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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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…