DPA shows comparable chemotherapy sensitizing effects as EPA upon cellular incorporation in tumor cells
Dietary supplementation with DPA omega-3 fatty acids has been reported to enhance the sensitivity of tumor cells towards chemotherapy.
Some studies have shown that omega-3 may be beneficial in treating people with depression and some psychiatric disorders.
The Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Skeletal Muscle Protein Turnover in Health, Disuse, and Disease
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.
Randomized control trails found that 840mg/day of EPA and DHA significantly reduced risks of CHD and CV death, especially in people who do not consume seafood and fish frequently.
Taking the correct amount of an omega-3 product appears to be effective in improving long-term cardiovascular health, especially for those who do not consume fish regularly.
Study shows importance of prenatal omega-3 supplementation – a higher imbalance of high omega-6 to low omega-3 in the 2nd trimester shows this may be a risk factor for childhood atopic dermatitis.
New study from Harvard shows that people who received omega-3 supplements in randomized clinical trials had lower risks of heart attack and other cardiovascular disease than those given a placebo.