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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.
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.

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

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. 

Study Shows Omega-3 Reduces Cardiovascular Events

Study Shows Omega-3 Reduces Cardiovascular Events

2019-10-25

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.

Omega-6/Omega-3 Imbalance – Atopic Dermatitis

Omega-6/Omega-3 Imbalance – Atopic Dermatitis

2019-10-23

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.

Omega-6/Omega-3 Imbalance and AMD

Omega-6/Omega-3 Imbalance and AMD

2019-10-23

Study shows that an imbalance of too much omega-6 to too little omega-3 may lead to an elevated risk of age-related macular degeneration.
Prevention of Cardiovascular Events with Omega-3

Prevention of Cardiovascular Events with Omega-3

2019-10-21

A study of Greenlandic Inuit has shown that omega-3 was important in preventing atherosclerotic disease and is beneficial in preventing cardiovascular disease.

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Combined with Exercise Increased Lean Mass in Women

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplement Combined with Exercise Increased Lean Mass in Women

2019-10-21

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.

Study suggests that Canadian moms need to take more omega-3

Study suggests that Canadian moms need to take more omega-3

2019-10-21

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. 

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