omega 3 fatty acids

DHA ‘fish oil’ supplements ‘not useful for those with mild Alzheimer’s’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): In a new study, experts from Oregon Health and Science University discovered that omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements did not seem to slow cognitive, functional decline ... Read more...

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The humble butter is a casualty of brand war (Comment)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Animesh Banerjee Butter has been around almost since the inception of civility. The records reveal that butter originated during the Mesopotamian civilization, between 9000 and 8000 BC. It was initially prepared ... Read more...

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Fish Oil Supplements Hardly Of Any Use During Pregnancy, Study Says


October 21st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pregnant women are often given the advice to have fish oil supplements which are believed to accentuate brain development in the unborn baby while also helping ... Read more...

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Fish oil in pregnancy doesn’t boost baby’s brain power


October 20th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Taking fish oil during pregnancy does not reduce the chance of post-natal depression or boost brain development in babies, research has shown. Many women take supplements including ... Read more...

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Fish-oil components can treat chronic illness?


October 9th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): A new study has been undertaken to find out how healthful natural compounds known as Omega 3 fatty acids, which are found in fishes like salmon and albacore, ... Read more...

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Fish oil ups risk of colon cancer in mice


October 6th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A new research led by Michigan State University has shown that fish oil - long encouraged by doctors as a supplement to support heart and joint health, among ... 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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Bill Clinton’s crash diet ‘weird and extreme’, says dietitian


September 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sept 24 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has been slammed for going on a restricted diet to lose 10kg before daughter Chelsea's wedding.An Australian dietitian has labeled Clinton's diet ... Read more...

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Now a heart-healthy soybean oil


September 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Providing good news for heart patients, researchers have developed a soybean variety that produces oil naturally low in saturated and trans fats. Saturated and trans fats clog arteries, ... Read more...

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Vegetable oil from soybeans that is much healthier than others created


September 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 14 (ANI): Craving for that pack of cookies but its fat content is stopping you? You may not have to do it now, as scientists have developed vegetable oil from ... Read more...

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How fish oils work against diabetes


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered why eating fish may be a great idea to ward off chronic inflammation and insulin ... Read more...

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Giving fish oil capsules to heart patients can save 10,000 lives a year


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2(ANI): Fish oil capsules can save upto 10,000 lives a year by cutting down deaths caused by heart problems, according to a review.A review revealed omega-3 supplements prevented the deaths ... Read more...

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Fish good for your child’s brain


August 25th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Your child needs lot of fish for brain and nerve development, says a University of Illinois food science professor."First, babies need a lot of the omega-3 fatty acids ... Read more...

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Lot of fish good for baby’s brain development


August 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Your toddler needs lot of fish for brain and nerve development. "First, babies need a lot of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish for brain, nerve, and ... Read more...

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Here’s how you can promote brain health


August 18th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): An expert has suggested some activities that may enhance memory and promote overall brain health.John H. Byrne of the University of Texas studied the neuronal and molecular ... Read more...

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‘Go Greek’ with foods to prevent skin cancer


August 17th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Love basking in the sun, but scared of those harmful sunrays? Well, now there's a safer way to make fun in the sun safer-stick to a Mediterranean diet.Dr. ... Read more...

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Junk food linked to ADHD in teens


July 30th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A 'Western style' diet, which typically consists of processed, fried, and sugary foods, has been linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adolescents by scientists.Associate Professor Wendy ... Read more...

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Now, a perfect sandwich for every mood


July 15th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Now you can choose a perfect recipe for every thing - whether you are trying to get rid of a hangover or to boost your mood.Dietician Dalhia Campbell ... Read more...

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Walnuts can help fight Alzheimer


July 13th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Walnuts might be helpful in reducing or delaying the process of Alzheimer, a research has found. According to Abha Chauhan who led the research, Walnuts may have a beneficial ... Read more...

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Fish oil cuts breast cancer risk


July 9th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Fish oil supplements could reduce the risk of developing breast cancer by up to a third, a study has found. Fish oil have long been credited with health benefits ... Read more...

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Daily dose of nutrients could save your sight


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Regular healthy eating could not only cut health care costs, but also prevent vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases.Agricultural Research Service ... Read more...

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No heart benefit from Omega-3 for diabetic women


June 27th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study has found that consuming higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids is not linked to lower heart disease risk ... 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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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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How omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have found new mediators that not only can explain how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, but also hint at ... Read more...

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Fish oil does not improve memory of elderly


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) The largest ever trial of fish oil supplements has found no evidence that they offer benefits for cognitive function in older people. A study investigated the effects of ... Read more...

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Fish oil supplements ‘don’t boost brain power’


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Fish oil supplements offer no benefits for cognitive function in older people, according to a new study.The OPAL study investigated the effects of taking omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty ... 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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Lots of nuts, poultry and less of red meat, butter ‘can cut Alzheimer’s risk’


April 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Eating lots of vegetables, fish, fruit, nuts and poultry, and less of red meat and butter may reduce a person's risk of Alzheimer's disease, says a new report.The ... Read more...

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Fatty fish may help treat male infertility


April 13th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Besides keeping the heart healthy, omega-3 fatty acids may also have implications for treating male infertility, say researchers.Fatty fish are a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids."In ... Read more...

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Key components of Mediterranean diet that keep heart healthy


February 12th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): It is known that eating a Mediterranean diet similar to Italians or Greeks is beneficial for the heart.Now, the February issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource has covered ... Read more...

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Brits looking to Haryana for key to tackling Alzheimer’s


February 5th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 5 (IANS) The small town of Ballabgarh in Haryana has become the focus of a major international medical probe after figures this week showed more Britons than ... Read more...

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Fatty acid protects brain cells from dying


February 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) Falling fatty acid DHA levels in brain cells activates the rise of zinc levels, killing the cells, says a new study. Researchers at Deakin University believe they have discovered ... Read more...

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Fish oil may be the true ‘elixir of youth’


January 20th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Fish oil may be the true 'elixir of youth' because of its effects on our biological ageing, according to a new study.Scientists from the University of California at ... Read more...

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Fish oil improves ICU patient’s health


January 19th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Fish oil fed intravenously to patients in Intensive Care Units (ICUs), improves gas exchange, reduces inflammatory chemicals and cuts down hospital stay. A randomised controlled trial, which examined the ... Read more...

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