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Low levels of Omega fatty acids weaken memory


February 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Diet lacking in omega-3 fatty acids -- nutrients found in fish -- may weaken memory and also accelerate brain ageing, says a new study."People with lower ... Read more...

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Pregnant women should eat two portions of fish a week


May 31st, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Expectant mothers should eat two portions of fish a week to reduce the risk of their children developing brain disorders, say experts. Recent research has shown that omega-3 fatty ... Read more...

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How much omega-3 fatty acid is ‘just right’ for optimal heart health


September 1st, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A team of French scientists has found how much DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 fatty acid, is required to prevent cardiovascular disease in healthy men.In a new study, ... Read more...

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Fish oil could help prevent Parkinson’s disease


April 20th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Incorporating an omega three fatty acid- found in fish oil- in the diet could help prevent diseases like Parkinson's and Huntington's.Dr. Nicolas Bazan, form the Louisiana State University ... Read more...

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