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This Is How Much Fish You Should Eat To Protect Your Memory

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A serving of seafood a week could be the key to preventing the memory loss that occurs with advancing age. A new study, published in the journal Neurology, suggests that foods with omega-3 fatty acids can have a protective effect onShow More Summary

Stave Off Cognitive Decline with Seafood

Eating a meal of seafood or other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week may protect against age-related memory loss and thinking problems in older people, according to a team of researchers at Rush University Medical Center and Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

Fructose alters hundreds of brain genes, which can lead to a wide range of diseases

Consuming fructose, a sugar that's common in the Western diet, alters hundreds of genes that may be linked to many diseases, life scientists report. However, they discovered good news as well: an important omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA seems to reverse the harmful changes produced by fructose.

Is Fish Oil Beneficial for the Brain?

All the latest data about mental health and omega-3 fatty acids for dementia, depression, and ultra-high risk of schizophrenia.

DHA Supplement Being Studied to Reduce Preterm Births

A new, multicenter National Institutes of Health study to determine whether an over the counter fatty acid supplement, called DHA (Docosahexaenoic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid), can assist with reducing early preterm births.

Omega-3 Supplements Could Help Lower Depression, Study Says

Omega-3 fatty acids, which can be found in hemp, fish, and flaxseed, yield a number of health benefits including prevention of heart disease. But recent research found that a high dose of omega-3 supplements is not only great for one's...Show More Summary

Organic Milk and Beef Have More Good Fats, But Not Enough to Impact Your Diet

Good news for people who buy organic milk and beef: there may really be more good omega-3 fatty acids in those products than their non-organic counterparts. The not-so-good news: they’re still expensive, and the nutritional difference won’t make much of a dietary impact. Read more...

Omega-3 fatty acids shown to exert a positive effect on the aging brain

Changes in cognitive function and memory decline form a normal part of aging. However, in neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment (the pre-dementia phase of Alzheimer's disease), these changes occur more quickly. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Salmon: Health Benefits, Nutritional Information

Salmon is an oily fish that is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Learn all about the potential health benefits of salmon, along with a nutritional breakdown for this fish.

F.D.A. Deal Allows Amarin to Promote Drug for Off-Label Use

3 months agoHealth : NYTimes: Health

The Food and Drug Administration will now allow Amarin to sell Vascepa, an omega-3 fatty acid, for both high and low triglyceride levels.

Medical News Today: Omega-3s could lower breast cancer risk in obese women, study suggests

A study has found that omega-3 fatty acids could reduce breast density - a risk factor for breast cancer - in postmenopausal obese women.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Postmenopausal Obese Women

Omega-3 fatty acids may lower the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal obese women, according to researchers. The protection likely comes from the fatty acids' anti-inflammatory effects, said Dr. Andrea Manni, professor and division chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, Penn State College of Medicine.

New Study Finds Clear Differences Between Organic and Non-Organic Milk and Meat

In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced produc...

Organic Meats and Milks Have More Good Fat – Here’s Why That Matters

The review, which will be published in the British Journal of Nutrition, found that organic meat and milk contain about 50 percent more omega-3 fatty acids than “regular” meat and milk despite having the same amount of calories and saturated fat. Show More Summary

If You Don't Buy Organic Meat and Dairy, This Study Is About to Change Your Mind

3 months agoHealth / Fitness : FitSugar

We all know that organic products tend to be better for us by nature, but just how much better? A new study has found that both organic milk and meat contain around 50 percent more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced...Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Organic milk, meat contain more omega-3 than non-organic alternatives

Compared with non-organic milk and meat, the organic alternatives contain much higher levels of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, new research reveals.

New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat

Both organic milk and meat contain around 50 percent more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products, report researchers who conducted systematic literature reviews and analyzed data from around the world.

New study finds clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat

Key findings: both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products organic meat had slightly lower concentrations of two saturated fats (myristic and palmitic acid) that...Show More Summary

A rare industry-negative study brings the score to 119/12

Short-term studies of DHA ( docosahexaenoic acid, a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid) have suggested that DHA supplements promote the visual acuity of infants born prematurely.  This study, for which supplement and formula companies donated products, and in which some of the investigators had connections to those and other companies with a vested interest in the results, […]

Could Eating Fish Help in the Alzheimer’s Fight?

The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and including fish in our diet for heart health are well documented, but now an observational study published this week by The Journal of the American Medical Association states that eating fish at least once a week could help in the battle against Alzheimer's disease. Despite concerns regarding mercury in seafood, […]

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