The Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acids on Skeletal Muscle Protein Turnover in Health, Disuse, and Disease
There are reports of clinically-relevant gains in muscle size and strength in healthy older persons with omega-3 fatty acid intake as well as evidence that omega-3 fatty acid ingestion alleviates the loss of muscle mass and prevents decrements in mitochondrial respiration during periods of muscle-disuse.
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.
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.
A study of Greenlandic Inuit has shown that omega-3 was important in preventing atherosclerotic disease and is beneficial in preventing cardiovascular disease.
Study shows that older adults who take an omega-3 supplement showed improved exercise response and lower muscle damage. Omega-3 fatty acid supplement combined with exercise increased lean mass in women.
Fatty acids plays an important role in building an infant’s nervous system, and Canadian mothers need more of it, a new study has found.