Personal Health: Is It Time to Give Up on Fish Oil?
Fish clearly has health benefits, but fish oil supplements may not carry the same ones. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Seafood Fish Farming Mercury (Metal) Heart Diet and Nutrition Cholesterol Source Type: news

How Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids Improve Longevity
Cardioprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids accrue over multiple risk factors; the higher the Omega-3 Index, the lower the risk of mortality. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 23, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Linda Peckel Tags: Cholesterol Disorders Source Type: news

Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Management of Hypertriglyceridemia
The consequences of elevated triglycerides range from xanthomas to CVD. Here, a primer on the mechanism of omega-3 fatty acid therapy. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - March 22, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Linda Peckel Tags: Cardiovascular Disease Cholesterol Disorders Source Type: news

Omega-6s in Nuts, Seeds and Vegetable Oils May Aid the Heart
Men who had the highest omega-6 levels tended to have fewer deaths from heart disease and other causes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Oils and Fats Heart Vegetables Nuts Diet and Nutrition Omega-3 Fatty Acids Source Type: news

Two oily fish dishes a week cut your risk of premature death by 33%
A study by the University of North Dakota of 2,500 older people found those who had the highest amounts of omega-3 were 34 percent less likely to die within the next seven years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study shows omega-3 levels better predictors of death risk than serum cholesterol
(GOED) A recent study in 2500 participants in the Offspring cohort of the Framingham Heart Study looked at the value of measuring blood levels of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids to assess an individual's risk for developing certain diseases and determined that the risk for death from any cause was reduced by about 33% in participants with the highest omega-3 blood levels. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nutritional supplements for the treatment and prevention of sports-related concussion - omega 3 fatty acids: evidence still lacking? - Oliver JM, Anzalone AJ, Jones MT, Kirk KM, Gable DA, Gao Y, Harris WS, Zetterberg H.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Probiotics and Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Curb Allergies in Kids
Omega-3s and probiotics during pregnancy and breast-feeding may reduce risk for food allergies and eczema in early childhood. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Probiotics Food Eczema Allergies Children and Childhood Breastfeeding Oils and Fats Omega-3 Fatty Acids Source Type: news

Omega-3-Rich Fish, Supplements Linked to Lower MS Risk Omega-3-Rich Fish, Supplements Linked to Lower MS Risk
The potential benefits of fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids are well studied in cardiology, but what is the association between omega-3s and multiple sclerosis?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could eating more fish lower MS risk?
Diets rich in seafood and therefore omega-3 fatty acids bring many health benefits. A new study asks whether omega-3 can lower multiple sclerosis risk. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Eating fatty fish once a week linked to lower MS risks
A Kaiser Permanente study found that people who regularly ate fatty fish or took fish oil were 45 percent less likely to have MS than those whose diets incorporated less of the Omega-3-rich seafood. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple sclerosis: Risk SLASHED by eating oily fish just once a week
EATING oily fish just once a week slashes the risk of multiple sclerosis by nearly half, according to new research. The omega-3 fatty acids in fish including sardines, salmon and tuna could play a key role in lowering the risk of developing the disease, researchers found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 Dietitians on the One Nutrition Tweak You Should Make
For many people, “eating better” is an intimidating and abstract concept. What counts as healthy? Is calorie counting necessary? Is all junk food off limits? This confusion is familiar to many people, but improving your nutrition doesn’t always have to mean a diet overhaul. In fact, sometimes small changes can make the biggest impact. In honor of National Nutrition Month this March, TIME asked registered dietitians for five quick and easy diet resets that will put you on the path to better health. Embrace fat. “Most people think all fats can negatively impact health. But in reality, unsaturated fats...
Source: TIME: Health - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Trial of omega fatty acid supplementation in toddlers born preterm shows promising results
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) Thirty-one toddlers who were born prematurely participated. For three months, half took a daily dietary supplement that contained a special combination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, and half took a placebo. The group that took the daily omega fatty acid supplement exhibited a greater reduction in ASD symptoms than those who took the placebo, according to ratings provided by the children's parents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Forage-based diets on dairy farms produce nutritionally enhanced milk
(University of Minnesota) In a collaborative research project, researchers have found that cows fed a 100 percent organic grass and legume-based diet produce milk with elevated levels of omega-3 and CLA, and thus provides a markedly healthier balance of fatty acids. The improved fatty acid profile in grass-fed organic milk and dairy products (hereafter, 'grassmilk') brings the omega-6/omega-3 ratio to a near 1 to 1, compared to 5.7 to 1 in conventional whole milk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Should the FDA Approve the Mediterranean Diet for Depression? Should the FDA Approve the Mediterranean Diet for Depression?
Two studies show impressive improvements in depression scores with a healthy diet high in plant-based foods and omega-3 fats.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news

FAKE SCIENCE: New JAMA study falsely claims no benefit for heart disease sufferers taking omega 3s – but there are major flaws in their "research"
(Natural News) When a natural cure starts to gain a lot of attention for its efficacy in treating a particular ailment, those who profit from the conventional medical treatments do their best to downplay its abilities and protect their income stream. A recent meta-analysis in JAMA Cardiology casting doubt on omega-3 supplementation’s cardiovascular benefits is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you eat salmon skin?
A look at salmon skin, the skin of the oily fish rich in omega-3 ’s. Included is detail on the nutritional benefits and the potential risks of eating it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Omega-3 supplements may not cut heart disease risk
(Reuters Health) - Omega-3 fatty acid dietary supplements may not help reduce the risk of heart problems in people already at high risk, a research review suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

No CVD Benefit With Omega-3 Fatty Acids No CVD Benefit With Omega-3 Fatty Acids
The results of a new meta-analysis provide no support for current recommendations for use of omega-3 fatty acid supplements in patients with a history of CHD, the investigators say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Best supplements for arthritis: £1.20 a day capsules could cure joint pain
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK. But, symptoms - including inflammation and joint pain - could be reduced by taking omega-3 supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplements May Not Help The Heart: Study
Millions of people take fish oil supplements, hoping to benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids they contain. And the American Heart Association recommends omega-3 fatty acids supplements for people with a history of heart disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fish Oil Supplements May Not Help Your Heart: Study
THURSDAY, Feb. 1, 2018 -- Claims that fish oil supplements help prevent death from heart disease, heart attacks and stroke may be unfounded, British research suggests. Millions of people take fish oil supplements, hoping to benefit from the omega-3... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Omega-3 Pointless for PreventingHeart Disease?
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis showed no significant link to coronary disease, any major vascular events (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - February 1, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Omega-3 Supplements Don ’ t Protect Against Heart Disease
“ Carefully done trials provide no support for the hypothesis that fish oil supplements help, ” the senior author of a new study says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Heart Omega-3 Fatty Acids Oils and Fats Fish and Other Marine Life Source Type: news

Is Omega-3 Pointless for Preventing Heart Disease?
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis showed no significant link to coronary disease, any major vascular events (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 31, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Fish-Based Omega-3s Better Than Plant-Based For Prevention Of Breast Cancer
BOSTON (CBS) – Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women, but does the source of those good fats matter? Researchers at the University of Guelph, ON, Canada say, “Yes.” They looked at mice predisposed to develop an aggressive type of breast cancer and found that a diet rich in fish-based omega-3 fatty acids was eight times more effective at preventing breast tumor growth than a diet rich in plant-based omega-3s. Plant-based omega-3 fatty acids are found in soy, canola oil, walnuts, and flaxseed. Fish-based omega-3s are found in salmon, tuna, trout and oth...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Breast Cancer Health Healthwatch Local News Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fish-derived omega-3 best for preventing breast cancer
Compared with the plant-based omega-3 ALA, EPA and DHA — which come from fatty fish — are much better for preventing breast cancer, researchers suggest. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Salmon may help to prevent breast cancer
Researchers from  University of Guelph in Ontario found fish-based sources of omega-3 fatty acids also reduce the number of breast cancer tumors by 30 percent in mice with the disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer cure? 17p a day supplements could cut your tumour risk by EIGHT times
CANCER symptoms should always be checked by a doctor, but eating more omega-3 fatty acids from fish could lower your risk of developing a tumour, scientists have revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 from Fish Better Than from Flax for Cancer Prevention
Study shows Omega-3s from fish pack a stronger punch than flaxseed and other oils when it comes to cancer prevention (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - January 27, 2018 Category: Disability Tags: Fats and Oils Source Type: news

Omega-3 supplements reduce self-reported physical aggression in healthy adults - B ègue L, Zaalberg A, Shankland R, Duke A, Jacquet J, Kaliman P, Pennel L, Chanove M, Arvers P, Bushman BJ.
There is emerging evidence that Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) supplements can decrease aggression. However, experimental studies with adults from non-specific populations are scarce. We hypothesized that Omega-3 supplements would decrease self... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Essential brain food: Here's why you probably need DHA supplements
(Natural News) More than half, or 60 percent, of the brain is composed of fat. Thus, healthy fats play a crucial role in the brain’s development. In particular, omega-3 fatty acids are the most important when it comes to the brain’s structure and performance. These are essential fats that can be found in foods such... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A student has discovered that feeding cows microalgae increases the omega-3s in cheese
(Natural News) A recent study has proven that feeding cows microalgae can increase the omega-3 fatty acid content of the milk they produce. Bethan Till, a Ph.D. student at Harper Adams University, reports that her project, which involved feeding cows microalgae to increase the omega-3 content of their milk, was successful. The cows that she observed... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A New Form of This Miracle Nutrient Is 8 Times More Powerful …
CoQ10 has made the mainstream. You can find it everywhere. But the type of CoQ10 I want to tell you about has been completely ignored. That’s too bad, because this new form is 8 times better at getting into your blood and staying there. And that’s where it has its miracle-like anti-aging effects. This new form of CoQ10 may give you the opportunity to live disease-free for the rest of your life. Today, I’ll show you how this new “reduced” form of CoQ10 gives you greater power to prevent and reverse disease. You’ll also discover that it ramps up your energy levels and slows your aging proc...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - January 3, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Francisco Cabrera Tags: Nutrition antioxidants CoQ10 ubiquinol Source Type: news

Omega 3 fatty acids are crucial to proper brain nourishment, throughout life according to recent research
(Natural News) Omega-3 fatty acids, the essential fat that our bodies can’t seem to produce, is important for long-term brain development, according to a study conducted by Inserm and the National Institute of Agricultural Research (INRA). It also noted that a lack of this essential fat in our system can lead to a depressed state... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A controlled study of plasma fatty acids in Indian patients with depressive episode - Patra BN, Khandelwal SK, Chadda RK, Lakshmy R, Abraham RA.
AIM: To study the plasma omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acid levels in patients with depressive episode and in matched healthy controls. METHOD: Thirty patients with first episode depression and thirty healthy matched control subjects were recruited fro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Best supplements for the brain: Take these THREE nutrients to PREVENT memory loss
BEST SUPPlEMENTS for the brain include not just omega-3, but magnesium and zinc too. Here ’s why they could help memory and prevent dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 benefits for brain health are well documented; now researchers have determined they help prevent Alzheimer’s
(Natural News) As mainstream science continues to pour endless money into trying to find that ever elusive “cure” for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers from Texas have been busy identifying more of the ways that natural omega-3 fatty acids can help to protect the brain against this horrible degenerative disease. In a recent study published in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novaliq ’ s NovaTears, Omega-3 combo approved in Europe for evaporative dry eye disease
Privately-held pharma company Novaliq GmbH said this week that its NovaTears+Omega-3 combo therapy for patients with evaporative dry disease was registered in Europe. The treatment uses Novaliq’s water-free EyeSol drug delivery tech and is available in a multi-dose bottle. The company touted its product as the first eye drop to contain high concentrations of Omega-3 ethyl ester. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Novaliq’s NovaTears, Omega-3 combo approved in Europe for evaporative dry eye disease appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Optical/Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Novaliq GmbH Source Type: news

Omega-3 fatty acids: Your super weapon against stress and anxiety
(Natural News) When the stress piles up or your anxiety gets out of control, you probably already have a few trusty tools to help take that edge off. Perhaps you try some yoga stretches or spend a few minutes meditating. These are all great ways of coping, but if you really want to counter stress... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating plenty of fish protects against sight loss
Researchers from Louisiana State University found a chemical in fish oil, known as omega-3, boosts the survival of cells that are critical to vision, protecting against sight loss. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marine Omega-3 PFA Intake and Survival After CRC Diagnosis Marine Omega-3 PFA Intake and Survival After CRC Diagnosis
Could increasing intake of marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids--commonly supplemented as dietary fish oils--improve outcomes after a diagnosis of colorectal cancer?Gut (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Fish oil component preconditions vision cells to survive future injury or disease
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) A team of LSU Health New Orleans scientists discovered that a component of fish oil not only protects cells critical to vision from potentially lethal initial insults, but also from those that occur in the future. The study showed that the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA, and its derivatives 'precondition' photoreceptor and retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells to survive. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Can Fish Oil Help Reading?
Discussion Fats and fatty acids are essential for good human health. Saturated fats have hydrogen pairs linked to each carbon on the carbon backbone. They are solid or semi-solid at room temperature. Common examples are butter, lard, or hardened vegetable shortening. They are linked to higher cholesterol and triglycerides and only a small amount of them are recommended to be consumed in the diet. Unsaturated fats have one or more hydrogen atoms missing from the carbon backbone. They are liquid at room temperature. Monounsaturated fatty acids have one hydrogen pair that is missing from the carbon backbone. They are liq...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Naturally occurring molecule may help prevent and treat atherosclerosis and gum disease
(Boston University School of Medicine) Resolvin E1, a molecule produced naturally in the body from an omega -3 fish oil, topically applied on gum tissues not only prevents and treats gum disease as previously shown (Hasturk et al 2006 and 2007), but also decreases the likelihood for advanced arterial atherosclerotic plaques to rupture and form a dangerous thrombus or blood clot. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clinical trials review confirms: Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are an effective treatment for ADHD
(Natural News) Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) could soon be playing a therapeutic role in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) treatments. According to researcher and public health nutritionist Dr. Emma Derbyshire, these fatty acids are “an effective and safe treatment” for this common neurodevelopmental disorder. This was the conclusion Derbyshire came to in her major review... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could chicken fed omega 3 cut risk of a heart attack?
The world-first clinical trial was carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland on behalf of Belfast-based farming and food company Devenish. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Fish Oil, Vitamin D Help Ease Lupus?
THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2017 -- People with lupus may fare better if they have enough vitamin D and omega-3 fats in their diet, preliminary research suggests. In separate studies, researchers linked the two nutrients -- or lack thereof -- to higher risks... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news