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Latest Omega-6 fatty acid Stories

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...

2013-07-23 12:27:17

Hundreds of published studies support benefits of fish oil. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently released analysis on a small subgroup of study subjects that assessed omega-3 fatty acid levels in plasma is misleading and irresponsible according to Life Extension scientists at in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120223/FL58611LOGO-b) Conducted by researchers from The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center at the...

2013-07-17 23:19:13

Nordic Naturals® introduces Pro EPA™ with Concentrated GLA, formerly known as ProEFA® Xtra. Watsonville, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Nordic Naturals®, the leading manufacturer of omega-3 supplements, introduces Pro EPA™ with Concentrated GLA, formerly known as ProEFA® Xtra. This unique product offers an exceptionally high concentrate of the omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and the beneficial omega-6 gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), as well as the omega-3 docosahexaenoic...

2013-06-28 11:15:00

Study Shows Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Blood Linked to Postmenopausal Bone Health Higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in the blood may reduce the risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women, recent research suggests. Scientists analyzed red blood cell samples from women with and without a history of having a broken hip. The study showed that higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids from both plant and fish sources in those blood cells were associated with a lower likelihood of having...