Lipids in Health and Disease
Relative abundance of short chain and polyunsaturated fatty acids in...
Fatty acids are essential dietary nutrients, and one of their important roles is providing polyunsaturated fatty acids for the growth and function of nervous tissue.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
New DHA Omega-3 Benefits Discovered By Scientists
Scientific studies have uncovered new information that DHA provides more health benefits beyond brain, eyes and heart than originally thought Austin, Texas / ACCESSWIRE / August 29th, 2014 / Many clinical studies have confirmed the health benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids, mainly DHA and EPA.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
DSM to increase omega-3s capacity in light of dietary reference intake review
The move by Canadian and US health authorities to look at the establishment of a dietary reference intake for omega-3s will be a boon both for public health and the health of the market for these important nutrients, omega-3s supplier DSM says.
Low dose omega-3s and sterols effective for triglyceride and cholesterol reductions: Unilever study
A combination of low dose omega-3s and plant sterols can effectively reduce both cholesterol and triglyceride levels in people with elevated cholesterol levels, says a new study that should allay fears over omega-3s negating the effects of sterols.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Pivotal Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
"While not yet reflected in our financial results, we believe that we are on the right track, with a stronger focus now being placed on identifying and targeting healthcare practitioners that have already recognized the benefits of addressing Omega-3 deficiency in their CVD patients through the utilization of a medical food like VASCAZENA that ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Eat Right For Period Pain: 7 Foods Every Woman Should Add To Her Diet To Ease PMS Symptoms
Lower your risk of experiencing PMS symptoms by replacing unhealthy cravings, and adding these seven healthy foods - from pumpkin seeds to quinoa - to your diet today.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Diet to Lower Triglycerides Naturally
What are the causes of high triglycerides? What are the best foods and diet to lower triglycerides naturally? And why is lowering triglycerides naturally so important in the first place? The answers to these questions and how to lower triglycerides naturally may surprise you.
Epax keen to discuss the benefits of premium omega 3
Epax, a leading supplier of high-purity, marine-derived, premium grade omega-3 fatty acid concentrates, will exhibit its premium-quality Omega-3 EPA/DHA Core and Ultra ranges of high concentrates in TGN, TG and EE formats at Vitafoods Asia.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Pregnant Women Advised To Avoid All Tuna, But Don't Worry: There Are Other Fish In The Sea
This week, Consumer Reports put the Food and Drug Administration's fish recommendation for pregnant women on the hook.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Omega-3s boost brain health by improving neuron cell membrane functionality
Most Americans have an omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid imbalance due to the prevalence of unsaturated omega-6 fatty acids from polyunsaturated processed oils in processed foods.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Natural remedies for weight loss fast that work
A couple years ago, a friend of mine who jumped on a scale and he was both surprised and terrified because he had gained 20 more pounds.
Scientific Data Supports Superiority of Pivotal's Unique Omega-3 Formulation
The findings of Zgheel et al. demonstrate that the sustained endothelial vasodilatory effect of Omega-3 formulations are EPA:DHA ratio and purity dependent and involve predominantly the endothelial nitric oxide synthase derived nitric oxide formation.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Study: omega-3 uptake higher in women; we must account for gender in research, Goed VP says
A study aiming to determine the effect of taking multivitamin and fish oil supplements together on the uptake of omega-3s into the blood cells found that gender contributes to uptake levels, with higher LC n-3 PUFA uptake in women.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
The good oil . . . or snake oil?
But her view is at odds with New Zealand-driven research that is rattling the multi-billion-dollar health supplement industry with claims fish oil delivers no measurable health benefits as well as raising questions about how the industry uses spin to push pills.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Finding the Right Fish Oil
It's common knowledge: Fish oil works. Doctors agree that its essential fatty acids can help prevent heart disease and may ward off diabetes, arthritis, obesity, and other illnesses.
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Chia, and sesame and flax, oh
As mentioned in my What's in your fridge blog? , I always find a place, and purpose for three tiny seeds with big nutritional value.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Natural Treatments to Depression.
It was heartbreaking to hear the news of Robin Williams suicide a few days ago. Williams provided us with decades of laughter and entertainment all while fighting his demons of depression and addiction.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Functional food giving supplements a run for their money: Packaged Facts
After taking a hit due to recent negative press and a consumer shift toward more use of functional food and beverages, the US nutritional supplements market will see growth return to just over 6% per year through 2018, when sales will reach $16.4 billion, according to Packaged Facts.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Pivotal Therapeutics To Explore Potential Commercial Partnership Opportunities in China
A leader in ACGT was founded by Dr. Hai Shiene Chen in 1995 and is a privately owned provider of oligonucleotide synthesis and DNA sequencing services to customers in the and across Canada.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Nutrition Facts overhaul is a missed opportunity for long chain omega-3s EPA and DHA, says GOED
The FDA's overhaul of the Nutrition Facts panel misses a public health opportunity by prohibiting firms to even highlight long chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA on the panel on a voluntary basis, says GOED, the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s.