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New Analysis Finds Vast Majority of Dietary Supplements to have no Effect on Heart Disease and Overall Lifespan

July 18, 2019

A massive new analysis published on 8 July in the Annals of Internal Medicine, which included findings from…
Plants could replace fish as vegetarian source of Omega-3

May 8, 2019

University of Southampton scientists have tested genetically modified plant oil as a sustainable vegetarian source of Omega-3. The…
Study links nutrient patterns in blood to better brain connectivity, cognition in older adults

December 21, 2018

A new study links higher levels of several key nutrients in the blood with more efficient brain connectivity…
Vital Insights into Omega-3 and Vitamin D

November 19, 2018

For years, it’s remained an open question: What effects do dietary supplements such as high doses of vitamin…
Omega-3 can reduce chances of premature birth

November 16, 2018

Premature births can be dangerous and have life-long effects. It is the best for the baby to stay…
Omega 3 supplements have little or no heart or vascular health benefit

July 19, 2018

Omega 3 supplements have little or no effect on the risk of heart disease, stroke or death –…
Products of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism may have anticancer effects, study shows

July 17, 2018

A class of molecules formed when the body metabolizes omega-3 fatty acids could inhibit cancer’s growth and spread,…
Omega-3s from fish oil supplements no better than placebo for dry eye

April 17, 2018

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements taken orally proved no better than placebo at relieving symptoms or signs of dry…
Researchers aim to further enrich eggs, poultry meat with omega-3 fatty acids

April 3, 2018

Research has shown that the consumption of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids provides a myriad of health benefits,…
Omega-6 fats may help prevent type 2 diabetes

October 12, 2017

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes could be significantly reduced by eating a diet rich in omega-6…
Study: Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids

July 21, 2017

Chemical compounds called cannabinoids are found in marijuana and also are produced naturally in the body from omega-3…
Studies link healthy brain aging to omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in the blood

May 20, 2017

Two new studies link patterns of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the blood to the integrity of brain structures…
Unlocking the blood-brain barrier

May 4, 2017

Already extolled for their health benefits as a food compound, omega-3 fatty acids now appear to also play…
Omega-3 fatty acid supplements help reducing the risk of childhood asthma

January 2, 2017

All parents want some good for their children and want them to be healthy and happy. People have…
Study confirms long-term effects of ‘chemobrain’ in mice

August 18, 2016

Women undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer have long complained of lingering cognitive impairments after treatment. These effects are…
Nutrient supplements give antidepressants a boost

April 27, 2016

An international evidence review has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people…
Vitamin E protects critical nutrient, prevents neurologic damage and death in embryos

April 22, 2016

Researchers have discovered that a dietary deficiency of vitamin E in laboratory animals can cause significant neurological impairment…
Oily fish eaten during pregnancy may reduce risk of asthma in offspring

April 8, 2016

Children born to mothers who eat salmon when pregnant may be less likely to have doctor diagnosed asthma…
Fatty acids from GM oilseed crops could replace fish oil

January 22, 2016

Researchers studied the effect in mice of consuming feed enriched with oil from glasshouse-grown genetically engineered Camelina sativa,…
Why fish intake by pregnant women improves the growth of a child’s brain

January 16, 2016

Researchers at Tohoku University’s School of Medicine have found an explanation for the correlation between eating fish during…
New strategy discovered for treating arthritis

November 26, 2015

Microvesicles are very small subcellular structures (0.05 to 1 micrometer in diameter) that consist of fluid enclosed by…
Lower availability of omega-3 fatty acids associated with bipolar disorder

November 26, 2015

People with bipolar disorder have lower levels of certain omega-3 fatty acids that cross the blood-brain barrier than…
What the Inuit can tell us about omega-3 fats and ‘paleo’ diets

September 19, 2015

The traditional diet of Greenland natives — the Inuit — is held up as an example of how…
NIH study shows no benefit of omega-3 or other nutritional supplements for cognitive decline

August 26, 2015

While some research suggests that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids can protect brain health, a large…
Omega-3 hope for cancer patients

April 21, 2015

The chemistry involved in designing drugs with the potential to treat cancer is complex and finicky. The placement…
Can Omega-3 Fatty Acids Combat COPD?

January 29, 2015

The National Institutes of Health awarded $1.6 million to Rochester researchers to study a group of compounds derived…
Transgenic mice produce both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids on carbohydrate diet

May 22, 2014

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a transgenic mouse that synthesizes both the omega-3 and omega-6 essential…
Controversy of fatty acids in cancer is unraveling: instead of upping the supplements, reduce processed foods

February 21, 2014

Many questions have been raised about the health effects of omega-3 fatty acids recently, especially after evidence came…
Excess omega-3 fatty acids could lead to negative health effects

October 30, 2013

A new review suggests that omega-3 fatty acids taken in excess could have unintended health consequences in certain…
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