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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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Omega-3, vitamins C and E may boost pancreatic health

  • 01/31/2011

Author: Stephen Daniells Date: 09/09/2010 Autores: Z. Gong, E.A. Holly, F. Wang, J.M. Chan, P.M. Bracci Omega-3, vitamins C and E may boost pancreatic health Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamins C and E may...

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Omega-3s could improve metabolic syndrome outcomes

  • 01/31/2011

Author: Nathan Gray Date: 18/08/2010 Omega-3s could improve metabolic syndrome outcomes Omega-3-rich supplements may improve blood lipid levels of people with metabolic syndrome, reducing the risks of developing serious health...

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Omega-3 may protect against traumatic brain injury: Rat study

  • 01/12/2011

Author: Stephen Daniells Date: 07/01/2011 Omega-3 may protect against traumatic brain injury: Rat study   Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexanoic acid) may prevent traumatic brain injury, according to a new...

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Omega-3 may boost lung function during sport

  • 01/11/2011

Author: Stephen Daniells Date: 03/03/2010 Omega-3 may boost lung function during sport Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids may improve lung function of athletes during and after exercise, suggests a new study from Germany and Iran...

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