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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Help Shrinking Brains
2014-01-24 05:08:20

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A shrinking brain is a particularly worrying aspect of growing older. Although this is a normal part of aging, it can indicate Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, a study has discovered good news regarding brain shrinkage. People who have high levels of omega-3 fatty acids also have larger brain volumes in old age. This new research discovered that larger brain volumes from higher levels of omega-3 are approximately equivalent to...

2013-12-11 23:02:14

Fish oil "omega 3's" have many unique benefits that many people aren't even aware of. These incredible health benefits of fish oil are discussed in a new video from Health Nutrition News. Boston, MA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Health Nutrition News has released a new video where their panel of health researchers discuss fish oil, or omega-3 essential fatty acids, and the very unique health benefits they offer to those that use them. Almost everyone with some basic...

2013-11-20 16:22:17

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Burdens on world salmon populations from overfishing, global warming, and habitat pollution, make sustainability in fish oil capture ever more critical for supplement manufacturers, and place southern California's MRM at the head of the class for high marks with FreshOMEGA(TM) extra-virgin salmon oil (EVSO). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130604/LA26268LOGO) FreshOMEGA(TM) EVSO is sourced from free-range salmon, swimming...

2013-06-30 23:01:19

Omega3 Innovations' co-founder says, "I told you so" to pharmaceutical companies and fish oil manufactures fixated on EPA and DHA omega-3s alone. New research suggests EPA and DHA are only a part of what makes omega-3 effective. Venice, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 A University of California, Davis research team recently found what they believed to be the connection between fish oil and cancer prevention: metabolites of omega-3 molecules that are components of full-spectrum fish...

2013-05-20 23:20:29

Targeted Support in One of the Most Powerful EPA-Only Concentrates Available Without a Prescription. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Nordic Naturals®, the leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements, now offers EPA Elite, one of the most powerful EPA-only concentrates available without a prescription. With 1600 mg of the omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in each serving, EPA Elite provides high intensity, therapeutic support for healthy triglyceride levels and heart health, while promoting key...

2013-02-14 10:25:09

Study of tiny roundworms provides clue to observed human health benefits A search for genes that change their levels of expression in response to nutrient deprivation has uncovered potential clues to the mechanism underlying the health benefits of omega fatty acids. In the Feb. 15 issue of Genes & Development, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers describe finding that feeding omega-6 fatty acids to C. elegans roundworms or adding them to cultured human cells activates a...

2012-11-28 16:24:45

MIAMI, November 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Newly reported Canadian study finds essential fatty acids work with the body's serotonin levels to relieve stress in new mothers and aid their babies' childhood development - High concentrations of essential fatty acids make dietary supplements such as Omegafort[scc] particularly efficient sources of Omega-3 The "feel-good" hormone serotonin, depleted by pregnancy, can be...

2012-08-09 10:25:24

WOODBRIDGE, ON, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pivotal Therapeutics Inc. (OTCQX:PVTTF) (CNSX:PVO), a specialty pharmaceutical company with a focus on cardiovascular health, is pleased to announce that data from a scientific study related to the company's product VASCAZEN(TM) concluded that highly purified Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) with a 6:1 ratio caused potent endothelium-dependent relaxations of isolated blood vessels, relaxations superior to that of...

2012-05-15 23:27:33

For the first time, researchers at the University of California, San Diego have peered inside a living mouse cell and mapped the processes that power the celebrated health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. More profoundly, they say their findings suggest it may be possible to manipulate these processes to short-circuit inflammation before it begins, or at least help to resolve inflammation before it becomes detrimental. The work is published in the May 14, 2012 online Early Edition of the...

2012-02-28 14:42:38

A diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids, nutrients commonly found in fish, may cause your brain to age faster and lose some of its memory and thinking abilities, according to a study published in the February 28, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Omega-3 fatty acids include the nutrients called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). "People with lower blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids had lower brain volumes...