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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

2 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.

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

4 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

5 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

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