New research shows potential for fatty acids to treat serious conditions. How many times have you read an article or seen a doctor on television telling you the benefits of including Omega-3 fatty acids as part of your diet? Well, … The post Omega 3s may be a new treatment for Alzheimer’s appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Scientists have found the pathways through which the body makes anti-inflammatory molecules from cannabinoids derived naturally from omega-3 fatty acids.
Omega-3 fatty acids are found in fish oil, various types of nuts, and some types of seeds. This consumable substance can help lower high triglyceride levels, effectively decreasing your risk for heart disease. Omega-3’s are also great...Show More Summary
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Chemical compounds called cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3 fatty acids. A well-known cannabinoid in marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinol, is responsible for some of its euphoric effects, but it also has anti-inflammatory benefits. Show More Summary
Adolescent male mice fed a diet lacking omega-3 fatty acids show increased anxiety-like behavior and worse performance on a memory task in adulthood, according to new research.
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) Fish is a healthy diet, it supplies important omega-3 fatty acids and trace elements like iodine and selenium. However, eating fish caught in certain regions can sometimes also have its risks. Show More Summary
(Michigan State University) Michigan State University scientists have received a $2.3 million, five-year National Institutes of Health grant to help uncover why an omega-3 fatty acid, known as DHA, is so effective in stopping a known trigger of lupus.
Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known to decline early in aging. The studies add to the evidence that dietary intake of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids can promote healthy aging, the researchers said. Further research is needed to test this hypothesis, they said.
Omega-3 fatty acids can neutralize Listeria monocytogenes, making the listeriosis-causing bacterium vulnerable to attack, new research finds.
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures and cognitive abilities that are known to decline early in aging. The studies...Show More Summary
A new study suggests that maternal dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids, if breastfed to infants, can lower their risk of type 1 diabetes.
At a glance: (mid dot) New study reveals that blood-brain barrier function relies on the balance between omega-3 fatty acids and other lipids in cells that line blood vessels in the central nervous system. (mid dot) This lipid make-up...Show More Summary
(Harvard Medical School) Already extolled for their health benefits as a food compound, omega-3 fatty acids now appear to also play a critical role in preserving the integrity of the blood-brain barrier, which protects the central nervous system from blood-borne bacteria, toxins and other pathogens, according to new research from Harvard Medical School.
In a new Frontline documentary, one man ate fish for a year to try to see if it'd change his health—it didn't. Experts explain why the research on omega-3 fatty acids is still inconclusive, but that eating fish is beneficial.
For a one-two punch of omega-3s in your breakfast, try baking eggs in an avocado. Beyond the heart-healthy fatty acids and high protein count, this low-sugar and fiber-filled breakfast will kick off your day on a healthy high note. If...Show More Summary
What is it? Coromega is a fish oil supplement that comes in a creamy, orange flavored gel, boasting no fishy burps or aftertaste. This product contains a full dose of omega-3 fatty acids, and boasts more absorption than your average … Continue reading ?
A new study finds omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves blood sugar metabolism, decreases type 1 diabetes occurrence, and may regenerate beta cells.
Adding DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, to infant formula or prenatal supplements doesn’t improve babies’ brain development, recent reviews have found.
(Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ) Tasty, versatile, and rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids: salmon is one of the most popular edible fish of all. Shops sell fish caught in the wild, but their main produce is salmon from breeding farms which can pollute rivers, lakes and oceans. Show More Summary