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Medical News Today: Can omega-3, omega-6 fatty acids improve reading skills?

Taking a fatty acid supplement improved reading skills of schoolchildren in Sweden. Results were particularly relevant for kids with attention problems.

Omega-3, omega-6 supplement improves reading for children

Supplement of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may improve reading skills of mainstream schoolchildren, according to a new study. Children with attention problems, in particular, may be helped in their reading with the addition of these fatty acids.

Stroke-like brain damage is reduced in mice injected with omega-3s

Researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acids reduced brain damage in a neonatal mouse model of stroke.

Stroke-Like Brain Damage Is Reduced in Mice Injected with Omega-3s

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) found that omega-3 fatty acids reduced brain damage in a neonatal mouse model of stroke.

Greater intake of dietary omega-3 fatty acids associated with lower risk of diabetic retinopathy

In middle-aged and older individuals with type 2 diabetes, intake of at least 500 mg/d of dietary long-chain ?-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, easily achievable with two weekly servings of oily fish, was associated with a decreased risk of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy, according to a study.

8 Surprising Ways Kids Benefit from Omega-3s

Post by The Stir Bloggers. We’ve all heard of omega-3s, but what are these essential fats and how do our kids benefit from them? Omega-3 essential fatty acids are nutritional cornerstones of human health. They’re called “essential” because we all need them for proper health – kind of like vitamins and minerals – but we can’t produce them on our own. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Omega-3 improves heart damage, function after heart attack

Taking a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids every day may reduce heart muscle scarring and improve heart function following a heart attack, say researchers.

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, may aid healing after heart attack

Taking a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil daily for six months after a heart attack improved the function of the heart and reduced scarring in the undamaged muscle, according to a new study.

Fish Oil Has Benefits After a Heart Attack: Study

2 months agoHealth : Time: Healthland

A new study provides clues about how omega-3 fatty acids can slow or even prevent damage from a heart attack

Lemony Trout with ?Quinoa-Bean Salad

2 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

This meal gives you 12 grams of fiber per serving and the trout is a source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help nerve cells in the brain communicate better. The post Lemony Trout with ?Quinoa-Bean Salad appeared first on Yoga Journal...

Consumption of omega-3s linked to lower risk of fatal heart disease

BOSTON (Embargoed until 11 AM EDT, June 27, 2016)--Blood levels of seafood and plant-based omega-3 fatty acids are moderately associated with a lower risk of dying from heart attacks, according to a new epidemiological study, published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, led by Liana C. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Omega-3 fatty acids reduce risk of death from heart attack

A study of more than 45,000 people found that those with high blood levels of omega-3 had around a 10 percent lower risk of death from heart attack.

Consumption of Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk of Fatal Heart Disease

A global consortium of researchers banded together to conduct an epidemiological study analyzing specific omega-3 fatty acid biomarkers and heart disease. They found that blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood and plant-based foods are associated with a lower risk of fatal heart attack.

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

New study finds link between omega-3 supplementation and reduced hospital stays

A new meta-analysis published in Clinical Nutrition found that cardiac surgery patients who received omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (compared to placebo) in advance of surgery experienced reduced postoperative cardiac arrhythmias and significantly reduced the length of hospital stay by up to 2.4 days. The results are based on 11 RCT's with 1038 patients. read more

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

5 months 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.

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