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2013-11-26 23:30:48

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish have shown many health benefits for arthritis, cardiovascular disease, strokes and many other health problems. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP reviews recent research regarding how omega-3s can also lower the incidence of some cancers. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Breast cancer is the most common cancer worldwide, responsible for 23% of all cancer cases and 14% of all cancer deaths in 2008. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath...

Vegetable Oils Labeled As 'Healthy' Could Increase Heart Disease Risk
2013-11-12 05:32:16

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal reveals that some vegetable oils that claim to be healthy might actually increase the risk of heart disease. Due to the results, the research team is now calling for Health Canada to reconsider cholesterol-lowering claims on food labeling based on their findings. It has become common practice to replace saturated animal fats with polyunsaturated vegetable oils because...

Eat Fish: It Is So Good For You
2013-03-05 09:18:37

Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena Scientists of Friedrich Schiller University Jena and Jena University Hospital decode the antihypertensive impact of omega-3 fatty acids Jena (Germany) Fish is healthy: easy to digest and with a high level of precious proteins, fish is considered an important part of a healthy diet. And with the so-called omega-3 fatty acids fish contains real 'fountains of youth'. These fatty acids — like docosahexaeonic acid (DHA) occur mostly in fatty fish...

2012-11-13 08:33:24

FOLSOM, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A meta-analysis published in the recent issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition evaluates how the plant-based omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) offers protective effects on cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The study found ALA to be associated with a lower risk of CVD, particularly coronary heart disease (CHD) death. These findings support the potential heart health benefits of ALA and suggest consumers should obtain adequate...

2012-10-21 04:00:20

Natural Health Sherpa reveals new information about how chia seeds can benefit the body. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Natural Health Sherpa revealed the things that make chia seeds a super superfood: it has omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, fiber, and antioxidants. According to Natural Health Sherpa, chia seeds aren´t new. “Native Americans have long relied on the seeds of the chia plant (Salvia hispanica) as a staple food and an energy source,” says the website....

2012-09-04 14:23:37

FOLSOM, Calif., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service California Field Office released the annual crop estimate for walnuts, predicting the annual yield to be 470,000 short tons. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120112/MM34615LOGO-a) Higher than last year's crop of 461,000 short tons, the 2012 estimate suggests the second largest crop on record and will be confirmed in February 2013. According to California Walnut Commission board...

2012-07-26 02:30:16

ST. LOUIS, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More Americans than ever consider omega-3s "healthy." The number of consumers who perceive omega-3 as a healthy fatty acid rose five points to 84 percent, according to the United Soybean Board's (USB) 19(th) annual Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition survey (vs. 79 percent in 2011). "Omega-3 continues to be the only fat consumers perceive as more healthy than unhealthy," says Lisa Kelly, MPH, RD, for the United Soybean Board. (Photo:...

2011-09-22 11:01:54

When the enzyme fatty acid synthase sparks the production of long chain fatty acids, the cells have energy, can make membranes and carry out activities important to life. However, too much of the enzyme is associated with inflammation and cancer. A new study by Baylor College of Medicine in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences elucidates the crystal (x-ray) structure of a part (domain) of the enzyme. That study — which refined the structure to atomic level -- revealed...

2011-09-02 16:30:00

FOLSOM, Calif., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the USDA NASS California Field Office released the annual crop estimate for walnuts, predicting the annual walnut yield to be 485,000 short tons. Slightly lower than last year's record breaking crop of 503,000 short tons, the 2011 estimate suggests the second largest crop on record and will be confirmed in February 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090904/SF71353LOGO) According to California Walnut Commission...

2011-08-24 07:05:00

Nutri-Med Logic Corp. says that the Meta analysis of 8,866 subjects, the findings of genetic variations relating to the conversion rate of Alpha Linolenic to EPA and/or DHA of Omega-3, is a form of suggesting, in our opinion, that EPA and DHA of Omega-3 from dietary supplements might be a more suitable from than the type of Omega-3 found in conventional foods. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Nutri-Med Logic Corp: Which one is more efficient, Omega-3 from dietary supplements or...