Omega-3 basic concepts


Weight and BMI influence the response to omega-3 PUFA supplementation

  • 10/02/2017

Data from observational and experimental studies indicate that consuming omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) is beneficial to cardiovascular health in children aged 8 to 15 (they reduce systolic blood pressure and increase high-density lipoproteins (HDL)), while data from randomised, c

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DHA and abnormal cognitive impairment

  • 07/19/2016

In the ageing process, the accumulative inflammatory and oxidative effect, together with environmental damage, increases requirements for normal cell maintenance.

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DHA in cognition during development

  • 05/23/2016

Human cognitive capacity (attention, memory, language, problem-solving, comprehension, reasoning, calculation, reading and speaking) are associated with the cerebral cortex area and the highly developed prefrontal cortex.

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Omega-3: beyond cholesterol

  • 11/16/2010

Rapid advances in the understanding of the biological effects of omega-3 fatty acids and the enormous amount of scientific output on this subject currently in progress make it necessary to focus on what is essential, on what is really scientifically relevant and has a clinical application.

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Key ideas regarding Omega-3 fatty acids

  • 11/29/2010

When we talk about omega-3 fatty acids, we need to consider the following aspects of EPA and DHA:

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The most important contributions at the ISSFAL Congress

  • 06/07/2012

Between 26 and 30 May, the 10th Congress of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids, the most important event in the field worldwide, was held in Vancouver.

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IFFO has produced a video on omega-3 and its health benefits

  • 12/11/2012

In the video produced by IFFO (The International Fishmeal and Fish Oil Organisation), professor Michael Crawford, Director of the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition at Im

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Observations on the study ''Diets rich in n-6 PUFA induce intestinal microbial dysbiosis in aged mice''

  • 11/27/2013

The results of a study recently published by Ghosh and colleagues (Br. J. Nutr.

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Mercury levels in the body are higher than recommended in Spanish women

  • 10/29/2013

Supplements obtained from supercritical fluid technology as an alternative

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Consumption schedule influences bioavailability of EPA and DHA

  • 03/05/2014

Extrapolations are often made from controlled studies on supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids compared to consumption of blue (or fatty) fish.

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