Study Reviews

NASA examines omega-3 for bone health during space flight

  • 03/18/2011

Date: 18/03/2010 NASA examines omega-3 for bone health during space flight Supplements of omega-3 EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) may protect against bone loss during weightlessness, according to a new study from NASA. Omega-3 is one...

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Omega-3-rich meals have blood vessel benefits: Study

  • 03/16/2011

Auhtor: Stephen Daniells Date: 16/03/2010 Omega-3-rich meals have blood vessel benefits: Study Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids may improve blood vessel health following a meal, says a new study from the UK. Arteries were...

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Nutritional intervention with fish oil provides a benefit over standard of care for weight and skeletal muscle mass in patients with nonsmall cell lung cancer receiving chemotherapy

  • 03/10/2011

Author: Rachel A. Murphy, Marina Mourtzakis, Quincy S.C. Chu, Vickie E. Baracos, Tony Reiman MD, Vera C. Mazurak Date: 28/02/2011 Nutritional intervention with fish oil provides a benefit over standard of care for weight and skeletal...

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Omega-3 may improve depression measures for seniors

  • 03/08/2011

Author: Stephen Daniells Date: 18/02/2011 Omega-3 may improve depression measures for seniors: Study Daily supplements of omega-3 fatty acids may improve measures of depression in seniors with mild to moderate depression, according...

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Vegan diet requires omega-3 and B12 boost: Study

  • 03/08/2011

Author: Nathan Gray Date: 24/02/2011 Vegan diet requires omega-3 and B12 boost: Study People following a vegan diet may require additional omega-3 and vitamin B12 supplementation to reduce an excess risk of heart disease, according...

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Adult rats’ sodium appetite linked to early polyunsaturated fat deficiency

  • 03/01/2011

Author: Caroline Scott Date: 29/06/2010 Adult rats’ sodium appetite linked to early polyunsaturated fat deficiency Diets that include too little polyunsaturated fat in early childhood could lead to increased appetite for sodium...

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EPA and DHA Omega-3 intake during pregnancy and developmental outcomes in children

  • 02/21/2011

Author: Review of: Hibbeln JR, Davis JM, et al. Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): An observational cohort study. Lancet, 2007;369:578-585. ARTÍCULO: EPA and DHA...

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Insufficient ALA could be linked to obesity trend

  • 02/16/2011

Author: Nathan Gray Date: 06/08/2010 Insufficient ALA could be linked to obesity trend The study, published in the Journal of Lipid Research, describes an increase in fat mass of mice over several generations when fed an ‘unbalanced...

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Omega-3 may combat mouth bacteria, boost oral health

  • 02/16/2011

Author: Stephen Daniells Date: 05/02/2010 Omega-3 may combat mouth bacteria, boost oral health The dental health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids may include anti-bacterial effects, extending the benefits beyond inflammation, says a...

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Omega-3 mood mechanism mooted

  • 02/02/2011

Author: Nathan Gray Date: 31/01/2011 Omega-3 mood mechanism mooted A potential mechanism for the effects of omega-3 on mood have been suggested by a new study published in Nature Neuroscience. The research studied mice fed a life...

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