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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.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Life, Food, Seafood, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Recreational Vehicle, Alaskan

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, ALA, DHA

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.


Canada NewsWire

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA, Environmental Law, Law

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Australia, World News, DHA

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, DHA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Men's Journal

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Heart Disease, Health, DHA, ALA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Albany Times Union

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.


Related Topix: Blog News, Supplement, ALA, DHA, Life, Fruits, Food, Recipes

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.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Supplement, DHA, Fish Oil, Turmeric

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Environmental Law, Law, DHA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Canada NewsWire

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA

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.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA, Environmental Law, Law, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food, Heart Disease, Health

Sun Aug 03, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

Eat smaller, shorter-lived fish

Toxicologists at the United States FDA and EPA advise that shark, swordfish, king mackerel and tilefish should not be consumed by young children and women who are pregnant, nursing or who want to become pregnant.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Thu Jul 31, 2014


NutriGold Fish Oil Ranked #1 in the USA for "Highest Quality" by

A recent comparison was performed on 30 of the top-selling fish oil supplements and then ranked according to highest quality and best value.


Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, DHA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Microbiology and Biotechnology Study Findings Reported from A.C....

Editor at Biotech Week -- New research on Biotechnology is the subject of a report.


Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Supplement, DHA, Journalism, Medicine, Nutrition

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Common ground on GMOs may be in the oceans

Scientists at DuPont have genetically modified a yeast to produce a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid, essential to human health and previously available in meaningful quantity only from marine sources.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Supplement, DHA, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

What is Hemp Protein?

Plant-based proteins are becoming more and more popular as people are moving away from beef, pork, fowl and fish for essential amino acids.


Related Topix: Protein, Supplement, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, Vegetarian

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Dr. Jorn Dyerberg of Marine Ingredients Honored With Nutrition...

"Dr. Dyerberg is the father of omega-3 and this award is long overdue," said Tom Aarts, NBJ Summit co-founder and member of NBJ's Editorial Advisory Board for Lifetime Achievement Awards.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Dana Point, CA, Supplement, DHA

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Acasti Pharma Announces Oral Presentation On COLT Study Results At In Boston

Acasti Pharma Inc. , an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and commercialization of new krill oil-based forms of omega-3 phospholipid therapies for the treatment and prevention of certain cardiometabolic disorders, announces that it has been selected to give an oral presentation at the 19th World Congress on ... (more)


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA

Marine Phytoplankton Improves Memory, Cognition, Immune System & More

Marine Phytoplankton is the highest plant source of the long chain omega-3 essential fatty acids -there are long chains, which are the hardest to find, and short chains of omega-3 essential fatty acids EPA and DHA.


Related Topix: Supplement, DHA, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Vegetarian, Vegan