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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.

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: What is Their Role in Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders?

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids: What is Their Role in Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders?

2019-11-01

Some studies have shown that omega-3 may be beneficial in treating people with depression and some psychiatric disorders.

Most Dietitians Take Supplements Themselves and Recommend Them to Patients

Most Dietitians Take Supplements Themselves and Recommend Them to Patients

2019-11-01

Top reasons for recommendations include dietary deficiencies, poor nutrition, and caloric needs.

Diet, Physical Activity and Premature Aging in Adults.

Diet, Physical Activity and Premature Aging in Adults.

2019-11-01

Telomere length (TL) is a predictive biomarker of premature aging. A healthy diet may help to maintain telomere diet, and this includes having omega-3 in your diet.

The Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Skeletal Muscle Protein Turnover in Health, Disuse, and Disease.

The Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Skeletal Muscle Protein Turnover in Health, Disuse, and Disease.

2019-11-01

Ingestion of omega-3 fatty acids is known to exert favorable health effects on a number of biological processes such as improved immune profile, enhanced cognition, and optimized neuromuscular function.

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