omega 3 fatty acids

Omega-3 pills unable to prevent heart attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Popping pills of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, the type found in oily fish like salmon, may not help prevent heart attacks, although previous research suggested that ... Read more...

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Algal oil answer to dwindling fuel reserves


July 20th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 20 (IANS) Algal oils could be a sustainable solution to dwindling fuel reserves, says a researcher.Roger Huerlimann, doctoral student at the James Cook University, Townsville, said microalgae, tiny ... Read more...

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Eat light, healthy food to stay cool this summer: Doctors


May 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With summers in full swing and the mercury heading north, doctors advise that apart from drinking lots of water, a special summer diet consisting of ... Read more...

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Bingeing on soda, sweets makes you a dim wit


May 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Don't be surprised if you lose your mental acuity after bingeing on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks while cramming for your midterms ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids limit smoking damage


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, April 22 (IANS) Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, commonly found in marine and plant oils, could help limit damage caused by smoking, says a new study from Greece.The study ... Read more...

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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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Omega-3 fatty acids boon for undersized babies


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Omega-3 fatty acids commonly found in marine and plant oils could be a boon for undersized babies in preventing heart attack or strokes when they grow ... Read more...

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Fish diet in pregnancy bolsters progeny’s intelligence


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Babies born to women who ate more fish during pregnancy scored higher in verbal intelligence and fine motor skill tests and also fared better socially.The study, ... Read more...

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Diet patterns may keep brain from shrinking


December 29th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) People whose diets are rich in vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease, say experts.Those whose ... Read more...

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Low fat, fish oil diet helps slow down cancer


October 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) A low-fat, fish-oil combo diet, taken weeks before prostate removal, slows down prostate cancer growth as compared to a traditional, high-fat Western diet. The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Eating fish powers brain


October 25th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Eating fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, boosts blood flow to the brain and improves its performance.New research shows it can also quicken reaction ... Read more...

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No old wives’ tale: Omega-3 prevents osteoarthritis


October 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and slow its progression.Omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally ... Read more...

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Walnuts reduce breast cancer risk


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A modest amount of walnuts in diet knocked off much of the breast cancer risk among mice.Elaine Hardman from Marshall University's School of Medicine, compared the ... Read more...

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Beat diabetes with a wheat and rice free diet


August 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Forget the much advertised cornflake or the humble roti and rice -- they can kill. Workday menus of Indians living in big cities are being ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids good for heart, bad for prostate


April 26th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Researchers are suggesting that high levels of Omega-3s, while good for the heart, may present a higher risk for developing prostate cancer.Analyzing data from a nationwide study involving ... Read more...

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Eating fish oil while pregnant may cut risk of postpartum depression


April 13th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Eating fish during pregnancy could cut risk of developing postpartum depression, according to a new study.It found that the omega-3 fatty acids found in oily fish such as ... Read more...

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Vegan lifestyle ‘ups risk of heart attack, stroke’


April 7th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 7 (ANI): People who follow a vegan lifestyle - strict vegetarians who try to eat no meat or animal products of any kind - may increase their risk of developing ... Read more...

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Study says that eating fish leads to stronger bones


April 1st, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has found that older adults who consume more fish end up having strong bones compared with those who consume less. The scientists ... Read more...

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Eating fish can reduce blindness risk by half


March 15th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Eating fish just once or twice a week could reduce the risk of suffering from the most common form of blindness by nearly half. Research shows ... Read more...

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Eating fish ‘cuts women’s eyesight loss risk in old age’


March 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who regularly consume fish and omega-3 fatty acids have a lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new study.Researchers at Brigham and Women's ... Read more...

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Diets high in fish oil ‘help maintain weight during chemotherapy’


February 28th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A new study has found that fish oil may help cancer patients-who undergo tremendous weight loss during chemotherapy-regain weight.Researchers suspect that supplementing the diet with fish oil-which contains ... Read more...

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Fish oil fights weight loss from chemotherapy


February 28th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 28 (IANS) Supplementing diet with fish oil may prevent muscle and weight loss that commonly occurs in cancer patients who undergo chemotherapy. The process can cause cancer patients to lose ... Read more...

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Go for dark chocolate, red wine to keep your partner heart-healthy this Valentine’s


February 11th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Want to keep your true love's heart beating strong? Then serve dark chocolate and red wine instead of oysters and the champagne this Valentine's Day.If you want ... Read more...

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How omega-3 fatty acids keep blindness at bay


February 10th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Previous research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids - commonly found in fish oil - can prevent retinopathy, a major form of blindness that affects people with diabetes ... Read more...

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High heart attack risks in vegans can be cut by omega-3s and B12


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that including more omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12 in their diet could help vegans reduce the risk of developing heart disease.Though ... Read more...

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Organic milk less fatty than ‘ordinary’ milk


January 17th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Milk from organic cattle that eat fresh grass is better for your health, says a new study. Researchers have found that organic milk had less saturated fat ... Read more...

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Climate change can have detrimental effect on milk


January 17th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): A new research has suggested that wetter, cooler summers can have a detrimental effect on the milk we drink.Researchers found milk collected during a particularly poor UK summer ... Read more...

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Omega-3 fatty acids could help prevent traumatic brain injury


January 9th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Taking the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexanoic acid (DHA) might offer a new way of protecting against traumatic brain injury (TBI), suggest animal experiments.Although only preliminary, the results raise ... Read more...

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Will fish oil accelerate weight loss?


January 4th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you want to lose weight, fish oil may not be what you have to rely on.Researchers of a new study have concluded that people who ... Read more...

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Vitamin pills ‘could damage your health’


December 21st, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): People could be jeopardizing their well-being as well as wasting their money by popping vitamin pills, according to the consumer watchdog.A survey by Which? found many products were ... Read more...

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Kids Vitamins Deception Leads to $2.1M Claims and Refunds


December 16th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The makers of children's vitamin supplements have been order to stop making deceptive claims about their products under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The claims, such ... Read more...

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Omega-3 in seafood may protect seniors’ eyes


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that omega-3 fatty acids in fish and other seafood have eye-protective effects.Researchers at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, wanted to ... Read more...

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Eating more fish ‘can ensure better bone health for astronauts’


December 1st, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Astronauts, when in space, are vulnerable to bone loss, which can cause fractures or breaks. However, a simple change in diet could mitigate that risk - eat more ... Read more...

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In winter, eat right to good skin


November 30th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Rishabh P. Nair New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Winter and vehicular pollution can leave your skin dry and dull. But you can get the golden glow back by sprinkling some flax seed ... Read more...

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Fish oil does not help with people with heart rhythm problem: Study


November 16th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Prescription supplements of omega-3 fatty acids do not prevent recurrences of atrial fibrillation, say scientists.Although some data have suggested that omega-3 fatty acid supplements, such as from fish ... Read more...

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