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Supplements not associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease in elderly

Daily dietary supplements of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (also found in fish) or lutein and zeaxanthin (nutrients found in green leafy vegetables) were not associated with reduced risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in elderly patients with the eye disease age-related macular degeneration. Show More Summary

Uh Oh, Unsaturated Fats May Not Be As ‘Good’ As We Thought

last monthHealth : Healthland

New analyses don’t support the current thinking that foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids are far superior to those with saturated fats

Better sleep linked with higher omega-3 levels in new study

Omega-3 fatty acids are most commonly derived from fish oils, including tuna and salmon, and they have been linked to numerous health benefits. But now, a new study suggests that having higher levels of omega-3 DHA is associated with...Show More Summary

Higher levels of omega-3 in diet associated with better sleep

A randomised placebo-controlled study by the University of Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA, the group of long-chain fatty acids found in algae and seafood, are associated with better sleep. The researchers explored whether 16 weeks of daily 600 mg supplements of algal sources would improve the sleep of 362 children. Show More Summary

BOOK’S FOODIE: Make a Black Olive Pesto Sandwich (from Tarla Dalal’s Kitchen)

If you are looking for a sandwich that is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids but aren’t sure where to start, then begin here. It’s a Black Olive Pesto Sandwich made by Tarla Dalal that doesn’t look too difficult to make, and probably isn’t hard to chow down on either.

New insight into similarity of complex brain networks in monkeys, humans

Monkeys that ate a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids had brains with highly connected and well organized neural networks - in some ways akin to the neural networks in healthy humans - while monkeys that ate a diet deficient in the fatty...Show More Summary

Monkeys that eat omega-3 rich diet show more developed brain networks

PORTLAND, Ore. — Monkeys that ate a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids had brains with highly connected and well organized neural networks — in some ways akin to the neural networks in healthy humans — while monkeys that ate a diet deficient in the fatty acids had much more limited brain networking, according to an Oregon Health & Science University study. read more

How to Get Healthier, Shinier Hair

First things first: You want your hair to be healthy. Eat a balanced diet, rich in foods filled with protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamin D (nuts, eggs, salmon, and Greek yogurt are particular champs). But if you’re dealing with...Show More Summary

Surprising research results for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA

A study of the metabolic effects of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, concludes that these compounds may have an even wider range of biological impacts than previously considered, and suggests they could be of significant value in...Show More Summary

Omega 3 Fatty Acids Slow Brain Aging?

3 months agoOdd : FuturePundit

More omega 3 fatty acids are correlated with larger brain sizes. MINNEAPOLIS ? People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may also have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two years...Show More Summary

More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study of the metabolic effects of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, concludes that these compounds may have an even wider range of biological impacts than previously considered, and suggests they could be of significant value in the prevention of fatty liver disease. read more

Can Fish Oil Help Preserve Brain Cells?

People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may also have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two years of brain health, according to a study published in the January 22, 2014, online issue of Neurology(r), the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Show More Summary

Fish derived serum omega-3 fatty acids help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

High concentrations of serum long-chain omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. The sources of these fatty acids are fish and fish oils.

Fish derived serum omega-3 fatty acids help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes

High concentrations of serum long-chain omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a University of Eastern Finland study published recently in Diabetes Care. The sources of these fatty acids are fish and fish oils. read more

Scientists Genetically Engineer Omega-3 Rich Seeds as an Alternative to Wild Fish Oils

Scientists in the UK are working on a new crop of seeds rich with essential Omega-3 fatty acids that could be a sustainable alternative to getting them from wild salmon. Omega-3s are vital for our health and while you can get shorter-chain fatty acids from

Amount, types of fat we eat affect health, risk of disease

Healthy adults should consume between 20 percent and 35 percent of their calories from dietary fat, increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and limit their intake of saturated and trans fats, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Amount and Types of Fat We Eat Affect Health and Risk of Disease: Updated Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Healthy adults should consume between 20 percent and 35 percent of their calories from dietary fat, increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and limit their intake of saturated and trans fats, according to an updated position paper from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Evidence finds organic whole milk increases heart health

A Washington State University research professor, Charles Benbrook, and his team on Monday released a study finding that organic whole milk has more omega-3 fatty acids, beneficial for the heart,... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!

Fresh Research Finds Organic Milk Packs In Omega-3s

Organic milk contains about 62 percent more omega-3s than milk from cows on conventional dairy farms, a new U.S.-based study finds. To get the full boost of these healthful fatty acids, you'll need to drink whole milk.

Omega-3s cross blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer's patients

The blood-brain barrier protects the brain from harmful chemicals in the blood, but it also blocks drugs from reaching it. However, researchers have suggested that omega-3 fatty acid supplements can cross this barrier in Alzheimer'sShow More Summary

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