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Nutraceuticals in heart failure patients

Nutraceuticals in heart failure patients

2019-11-15

Only one nutraceutical, omega-3 PUFA, received a positive recommendation in the Australian heart failure guidelines.

Could Omega-3 help brain volume in infants?

Could Omega-3 help brain volume in infants?

2019-11-15

Study shows positive correlation between omega-3 intake and brain volume.

Omega-3 may boost brain health in people with a common heart disease

Omega-3 may boost brain health in people with a common heart disease

2019-11-15

Omega-3 fatty acids have drawn attention for their potential to keep people's thinking sharp as they age, and new research appears to support that notion for some heart patients.

The study found taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements was associated with better brain function in people with coronary artery disease, which increases risk for dementia.

Omega-3 fatty acids to prevent preterm birth: Australian pregnant women’s preterm birth awareness and intentions to increase omega-3 fatty acid intake

Omega-3 fatty acids to prevent preterm birth: Australian pregnant women’s preterm birth awareness and intentions to increase omega-3 fatty acid intake

2019-11-15

Preterm birth is the leading cause of death in children under five. A recent Cochrane review found a 42% reduction in early preterm birth (< 34 weeks’ gestation) and 11% reduction in preterm birth (< 37 weeks’ gestation) with omega-3 fatty acid supplementation. 

 

Polluted air and heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids may protect against the negative effects of air pollution

Polluted air and heart health: Omega-3 fatty acids may protect against the negative effects of air pollution

2019-11-08

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients with a variety of benefits that boost general health, such as reducing the risk of heart disease and relieving inflammation. Now, recent evidence suggests that omega-3 intake can also fight the harmful effects of air pollution.
Study Shows Omega-3 Improve Outcomes in Youths at Ultra-High Risk for Psychosis

Study Shows Omega-3 Improve Outcomes in Youths at Ultra-High Risk for Psychosis

2019-11-08

Data suggests that omega-3s can exert therapeutic effects in ultra-high-risk individuals. This finding has implications for early intervention and treatment guidelines, as omega-3 supplementation can easily and safely be used in a wide variety of settings, from primary care to specialist services.
DPA shows comparable chemotherapy sensitizing effects as EPA upon cellular incorporation in tumor cells.

DPA shows comparable chemotherapy sensitizing effects as EPA upon cellular incorporation in tumor cells.

2019-11-08

Dietary supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids has been reported to enhance the sensitivity of tumor cells towards chemotherapy. 

The Importance of the Right Omega-6 to Omega-3 Ratio

The Importance of the Right Omega-6 to Omega-3 Ratio

2019-11-08

Your body needs both omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids. They’re essential – and they have to come from the foods you eat. Each has an important role to play. But, your body can only take a limited amount of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids at one time, and it’s really important to get the ratio right. When you do, you’re setting your body up to reap all of the benefits that omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids have to offer such as hormone balance, heart health, and a healthy weight.
Successful Omega-3 Studies Continue to Generate New Findings

Successful Omega-3 Studies Continue to Generate New Findings

2019-11-08

Studies are showing that high doses of omega-3 are beneficial in slowing the progression of atherosclerosis, lowering the risk for coronary heart disease events, and decreasing risks for blood clots and arrhythmias.

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