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2011-08-10 07:11:00

DENVER, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Omega-3 polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) found in seafood may reduce arterial stiffness and improve heart function in chronic heart failure, according to new research. These fats, better known as EPA and DHA, may also help in the immediate aftermath of a stroke. These findings and more are summarized in the August 2011 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life newsletters for health professionals and consumers, respectively. "The consumption of nearly 1...

2011-04-27 11:49:00

In the news release, Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Risk of Childhood Obesity, Recurrent Breast Cancer, Eye Disease and Stroke, issued 27-Apr-2011 by FatsofLife.com over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that "Reduced" was inadvertently omitted from the headline. The headline should read "Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Reduced Risk of Childhood Obesity, Recurrent Breast Cancer, Eye Disease and Stroke." The complete, corrected release follows: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Reduced...

2011-04-27 07:15:00

DENVER, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows a possible connection between the risk of childhood obesity and maternal consumption of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy. Intake of the omega-3s found in seafood is also linked to reduced risk of recurrent breast cancer, stroke in women and early age-related macular degeneration (AMD). These findings and more are summarized in the April 2011 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life e-newsletters for health professionals...

2011-03-02 10:00:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2nd Annual Educational Summit by International Omega-3 Awareness Day is this Thursday, March 3rd at the Discovery Science Center in Santa Ana with keynote speaker William Harris, PhD, Founder of OmegaQuant and Co-Founder of the Omega-3 Index, a new bio-health marker recently discussed by Dr. Oz. An international expert on Omega-3, Harris states, "There is no nutrient more important for heart disease protection - and more missing from...

2010-08-11 09:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Research continues to unveil potential benefits of omega-3 fatty acids found in seafood, pointing to healthful effects on the lungs in children, the uterus in women and hearing in older adults. The August 2010 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life e-newsletters for health professionals and consumers, respectively, report the latest findings about these and other topics. Two large studies from Europe reported that middle-aged and older adults who ate at least 3...

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2008-07-28 12:15:00

More research shows that polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), mainly the omega-3s found in fish, benefit maternal and infant health, immune function and total parenteral nutrition (TPN). The June 2008 Fats of Life and PUFA Newsletter electronic publications summarize new findings in these areas. One study showed that providing greater amounts of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 PUFA, and arachidonic acid, an omega-6 PUFA, to preterm infants with very low birth weights resulted in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.