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Essential Science: Fish-oil can assist with reducing heart risk

People are generally told to cut down on the amount of fat in their diets. However, there are some types of fats regarded as essential, such as Omega-3 fatty acids. New research considers how Omega-3 can benefit the heart.

Taking fish oil pills does not help with type 2 diabetes

A new medical study finds no benefits from taking omega-3 fish oil supplements where someone has been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. This follows concerns that taking omega-3might actually be harmful for those with this form of diabetes.

Omega fatty acids contribute to brain health

Many studies indicate the importance of omega fatty acids and the body of evidence has recently been expanded upon by two new studies, looking at polyunsaturated fatty acids and the structure of the brain.

Omega-3 levels drop by half in farmed salmon

Stirling - A new report indicates that farmed salmon have considerably lower levels of omega-3s compared with wild salmon. Omega-3 oils are considered beneficial to many diets.

Omega-3’s lower heart attack risk

A new study suggests that taking omega-3 fatty acids on a regular basis lowers the risk of having a heart attack. This is when the food supplements are taken over the longer term.

Soybeans seen as a new source of Omega-3, sparing fish Special

Boston - Omega-3 fatty oils, mainly derived from fish, are essential for nutrition. The problem is that there’s not enough fish to satisfy the dietary needs of a growing human population (and obviously not everyone likes seafood).

Saturated fat may not be so bad

Cambridge - A recent analysis of data from studies looking at the link between saturated fats and increased risk for heart disease suggests that the “fat is bad for your heart” line of thinking may not be entirely accurate.

Canadian transplant survivor launches omega-3 shake Special

Paul Underhill has recently launched a shake that’s formulated with omega 3's, which makes it the first beverage of its kind on shelves in Canada. He developed the shake based on his own formula, designed to help him to recover for a major illness.

Transgenic plants engineered to create Omega-3s

Researchers at U.K. biotech Rothamsted Research have generated a transgenic plant that produces omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Excess Omega-3 fatty acids can trigger bad health

Omega-3 fatty acids taken in excess could have unintended health consequences in certain situations. A research team has called upon governments to issue better guidance.

Omega-3 'may help to protect against type 2 diabetes'

Scientists in the U.S. have run a study that indicates that omega-3 fatty acid capsules could help to deliver lower risks of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Research: Some polyunsaturated fats worse than saturated fats

Researchers evaluated the effects of replacing saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats from safflower oil. Subjects who used the safflower oil had higher rates of death from all causes and from cardiovascular disease.

Fish oil can help you remain younger

While the health benefits of omega-3-fatty acid is well known, a recent research conclusively endorses the benefits of omega-3-fatty acid to slow a key biological process linked to aging.

Dietary supplements may help spinal injury recovery

Los Angeles - Certain dietary supplements may offer benefits to spinal injury patients in relation to retaining some mobility after an injury.

New study shows omega-3 improves memory

A recent Canadian study has provided an explanation as to why consumption of omega-3 fatty acids can help improve the memory in some people.

Swiss researchers examine potential formula for healthy aging

Researchers in Europe have recently launched a new study called DO-HEALTH that will examine strategies to promote healthy aging.

Study: Non-fried fish consumption can ward off Alzheimer's

A recent study suggests that eating fish that is baked or broiled (not fried) at least once every week can prevent the advent of Alzheimer's Disease later in life.

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