alpha linolenic acid

Canola-type rapeseed oil cuts levels of inflammation

November 9th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Researchers have found that consumption of canola-type rapeseed oil decreases the level of fibrinogen detrimental to health in the body.Universities of Helsinki and Tampere scientists conducted the study ... Read more...

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Diet rich in walnuts, walnut oil can fight stress

October 4th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): If daily stress is taking a toll on your health, it's time to eat walnuts, as they help fight stress, says a new study."We wanted to find out ... Read more...

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Flaxseed-rich diet decreases severity of ovarian cancer in chickens

May 5th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): After spending five years researching on ovarian cancer in chicken models, University of Illinois scientists have discovered that a diet enriched with flaxseed decreases severity of the deadly ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acid in diet can make men fertile

April 13th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) The introduction of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet may help in restoring fertility in males, a new study says. The three most nutritionally important omega-3 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Omega-3 oils from GM soybeans safe to eat: US FDA

October 28th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A genetically modified soybean that produces oil containing omega-3 fatty acids - recommended for heart and brain health - is safe to eat, says the US Food and ... Read more...

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Yak cheese may be more heart-healthy than cheddar

March 18th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): If you love cheese, then you would be better off digging into the one made from yaks milk rather than cows milk, for a new study has ... Read more...

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Fatty acids helpful in treating dry eye syndrome

February 12th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (MEEI) Cornea Service Director and Harvard Medical School have found that alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a fatty acid supplied by diet can ... Read more...

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