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2012-09-12 11:00:12

In a study that included nearly 70,000 patients, supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with a lower risk of all-cause death, cardiac death, sudden death, heart attack, or stroke.

Omega 3s in Fish Oils May Not Prevent Heart Disease
2012-09-12 10:20:55

Contrary to widespread medical opinion, a new study indicates that taking fish oil supplements that contain omega-3 fatty acids may not actually help to prevent death, heart attacks or strokes.

2012-07-17 15:13:00

A study of teenage girls with eating disorders has shown that reduced essential fatty acid levels returned to normal once the girls increased their weight to a healthy level.

2012-07-04 01:40:50

Women with a higher intake of dietary saturated fats have fewer mature oocytes available for collection in IVF, according to results of a study from the Harvard School of Public Health funded by the US National Institutes of Health.

Specific Salad Dressings Impact Nutrient Absorption
2012-06-20 06:02:13

Researchers from Purdue University found that certain salad dressings can help consumers get the best nutrients and vitamins from their salad.

2012-06-15 06:23:11

Think giving your grandparents omega-3 fish oil supplements will help in preventing cognitive decline? Researchers say, no!


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