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2014-07-02 08:27:08

Researchers Confirm "Gut Instinct" of Anti-Inflammatory Effects of EPA and DHA STOCKHOLM, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows that dietary fats impact gut bacteria - some for the better (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFAs) and some for the worse (omega-6 PUFAs). The omega-3s EPA and DHA found in seafood and marine oils may reduce inflammation and increase beneficial microorganisms to protect against gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. These findings were...

2014-05-19 10:24:59

Massachusetts General Hospital Animal model may help improve understanding of omega fatty acids' impact on human health Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have developed a transgenic mouse that synthesizes both the omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids within its tissues on a diet of carbohydrates or saturated fats. Called "essential" because they are necessary to maintain important bodily functions, omega fatty acids cannot naturally be synthesized by mammals and...

2014-04-07 11:01:42

Given omega 6 fatty acid's reputation for promoting cancer — at least in animal studies — researchers are examining the role that antioxidants play in blocking the harmful effects of this culprit, found in many cooking oils. After all, antioxidants are supposed to prevent DNA damage. But employing antioxidants could backfire, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In their study, being reported at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, researchers found that vitamin...

2014-01-07 23:24:52

Tropical mango Omega Boost™ is a creamy, delicious formulation of omega-3s that supports optimal health and wellness, and provides increased bioavailability of these essential fats. Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 What’s velvety smooth, tastes like tropical mangos, and provides omega-3s the whole family will love? Omega Boost, the latest innovation from Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil in the U.S! Omega Boost is a delicious way for adults and children to enjoy 525 mg of...

Regular Milk Can't Beat Organic When It Comes To Heart-Healthy Fats
2013-12-11 09:47:33

[ Watch the Video: Researchers Tout The Effects Of Organic Milk ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In promoting the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a new study led by Washington State University has recently found that organic milk contains a significantly higher amount of the heart-healthy fats than regular milk from cows on conventional dairy farms. While all milk offers heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, the new research concludes that organic whole...

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...

2013-11-19 23:29:48

Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent research demonstrating the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids derived from fish oil on heart disease, cancer, and strokes. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 The American Heart Association states that heart disease, cancer, and strokes are the three leading causes of death in the United States. Recent research reports reveal that these three diseases can be reduced by consuming omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil reports Sturgeon Bay,...

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...

Lack Of Omega-3 In Diet Can Affect Behavior, Cognitive Ability In Offspring
2013-07-29 15:05:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research from the University of Pittsburgh and the National Institutes of Health has found that a diet deficient in omega-3 fatty acids can have a multi-generational effect on behavior and cognitive ability. According to their report in Biological Psychiatry, the American research team reached their findings by examining two generations of omega-3 deficient rodents, which exhibited signs of anxiety, hyperactivity and cognitive...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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