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Omega-3 Supplements Could Be a Useful Intervention for Childhood Behavior Problems

Behavioral problems in children are troubling, but it turns out there may be an easy way to treat these issues. A new study suggests that omega-3, a fatty acid commonly found in fish oil, may have long-term neurodevelopmental effects that ultimately reduce antisocial and aggressive behavior problems in children. At the forefront of a field […]

Fish Oil Shows Promise for Diabetic Neuropathy in Mouse Study

According to a new mouse study, the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil supplements may be able to reverse some of the nerve damage of the condition... The post Fish Oil Shows Promise for Diabetic Neuropathy in Mouse Study appeared first on Diabetes Self-Management.

Vegan Guide to Omega-3s

Here's the skinny on incorporating enough omega-3 fatty acids into your vegan diet. The post Vegan Guide to Omega-3s appeared first on PETA.

Omega-3 fatty acids enhance cognitive flexibility in at-risk older adults

A study of older adults at risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease found that those who consumed more omega-3 fatty acids did better than their peers on tests of cognitive flexibility -- the ability to efficiently switch between tasks -- and had a bigger anterior cingulate cortex, a brain region known to contribute to cognitive flexibility.

Omega-3: Intervention for childhood behavioral problems?

Omega-3, a fatty acid commonly found in fish oil, may have long-term neurodevelopmental effects that ultimately reduce antisocial and aggressive behavior problems in children, a new study suggests.

Fish with Omega 3s, and Fish without Them

Authorities recommend adequate fish in your diet to receive the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, and nutritionist Karen Collins gives some advice on the best fish for your body as well as the environment. Fish with Omega 3s, and Fish without Them is a post from:

Fish Oil May Help with Diabetic Neuropathy

New study finds that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can slow or reverse nerve damage from diabetes

4 Claims On Egg Labels -- And What They Really Mean

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

We unscramble the claims on the carton to give you the hard-boiled facts. By Leslie Goldman 1. The Label: Omega-3 Enriched What it means: The animals' feed boasts added omega-3 fatty acids, typically from flaxseed, fish oil, or algae. Eggs-tra healthy? Yes. Show More Summary

Resolvin D1 reduces post-heart-attack heart failure

Mice that are given the lipid Resolvin D1 after experimental heart attacks have substantially reduced amounts of inflammation and heart failure. Resolvin D1 is naturally produced in the body as a metabolite of one omega-3 fatty acid that is especially present in fish oil. It and other resolvins have potent anti-inflammatory effects.

Study: Pregnant women not getting enough omega-3’s

Consuming omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy benefits both the development of the baby, as well as the health of the mother. They have been found to be essential for both neurological and early visual development of the baby, and have been shown to prevent pre-term labor and delivery, lower the risk of preeclampsia for moms-to-be.

Pregnant women not getting enough omega-3, critical for infant development, research shows

A research team studied the first 600 women in a cohort during and after their pregnancy to see whether they were consuming enough omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega 3-LCPUFA) to meet current recommendations. They found that in fact, most of these women were not.

Omega-3 fatty acids help improve boys' attention spans, research shows

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In boys with and without Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, new research has found that an extra daily dose of Omega-3 fatty acids reduced symptoms of inattention.

How fatty acids can fight prostate cancer

A mechanism by which omega-3 fatty acids inhibit the growth and spread of prostate cancer cells has been found by researchers. The findings, which are at odds with a 2013 study asserting that omega-3s increase the risk of prostate cancer, point the way to more effective anti-cancer drugs.

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, protect damaged heart after heart attack

Taking omega-3 fatty acids appeared to lower inflammation and guard against further declines in heart function among recent heart attack survivors already receiving optimal standard care, according to results from a randomized, controlled trial to be presented at the American College of Cardiology's 64th Annual Scientific Session in San Diego. read more

Vitamin D Benefits Common Mental Illnesses By Regulating Serotonin

3 months agoAcademics / Psychology : PsyBlog

Study reveals how vitamin D benefits mental disorders, as do omega-3 fatty acids. Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick" Related articles: Autism:...Show More Summary

Cartels are Poaching Toothfish from Antarctic Waters

Toothfish are one of the most lucrative catches for Australian fishermen. They've got a high oil content which gives them a rich flavour, they're full of omega-3 fatty acids, and they're nearly impossible to overcook. The fish are so...Show More Summary

How a Basic Building Block of the Body Could Prevent Breast Cancer

KU Cancer Center physician is leading a study for women with a higher risk of breast cancer that focuses on two natural approaches to preventing breast cancer: weight loss and omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA.

Heart Disease Prevention - Would You Eat Tuna Everyday?

Being rich in omega-3 fatty acids, tuna fish contains 2 main kinds of omega-3 fatty acids, namely DHA and EPA. People who eat foods rich in DHA and EPA will have a lower risk of developing heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and stroke. Show More Summary

3 things you should know about fish oil supplements

Fish oil supplements are the easiest way to get healthy omega-3 fatty acids, but according to Dr. Barry Sears in "The Mediterranean Zone," there are some things you should know before you go shopping.

Extracting bioactive compounds from marine microalgae

Microalgae can produce high value health compounds like omega-3s, traditionally sourced from fish. With declining fish stocks, an alternative source is imperative. Researchers evaluated various methods for extracting fatty acids and carotenoids from two microalgae species.

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