Tag: omega-3


Feb

07

2012

Omega-3s Linked to Healthy Heart Beats

Extra-reliable study links higher omega-3 levels to a 30% drop in the risk of A-fib … the most common kind of erratic heart rhythm by Craig Weatherby Omega-3s are clinically proven to reduce the risk of “sudden cardiac death” … the kind that accounts for about one-half of all heart-related deaths. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) usually occurs because a person’s heart rhythms go awry, causing...

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Aug

23

2011

Take your fish oil – Omega-3 users are different

The International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, held this year in Paris, was the site of a presentation by Lori Daiello, PharmD of the finding of differences in brain structure between individuals who supplement with fish oil and those who do not. Fish oil contains the omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) which have been associated with improved cognitive function. The current...

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Apr

19

2010

Omega-3s Enhance Glucosamine’s Arthritis Relief

The arthritis patients who reported the most pain relief were more likely to have taken the combination than glucosamine alone When this writer co-authored The Arthritis Bible with Leonid Gordin, M.D., back in 1999, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate were very new to the U.S market. At the time, only a few small clinical trials supported their alleged ability to relieve the joint pain of knee...

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Mar

14

2010

Effect of a combined therapeutic approach of intensive lipid management (fish oil & Vit D)

Am J Ther. 2009 Jul-Aug;16(4):326-32. Effect of a combined therapeutic approach of intensive lipid management, omega-3 fatty acid supplementation, and increased serum 25 (OH) vitamin D on coronary calcium scores in asymptomatic adults. Davis W, Rockway S, Kwasny M. Milwaukee Heart Scan, Milwaukee, WI, USA. heartprotection@aol.com The impact of intensive lipid management, omega-3 fatty acid, and vitamin D3 supplementation on atherosclerotic plaque was assessed through...

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Mar

08

2010

DHA (found in fish oil) destroys neuroblastoma cells

An article in the March, 2010 issue of the Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB Journal) reports the discovery by scientists at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, in collaboration with researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, of the ability of docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, to kill neuroblastoma cells in vitro. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that...

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Feb

26

2010

Association of very high intakes of Fish Oil and Chronic Disease Risk

Associations of very high intakes of eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids with biomarkers of chronic disease risk among Yup’ik Eskimos1,2,3,4 Zeina Makhoul, Alan R Kristal, Roman Gulati, Bret Luick, Andrea Bersamin, Bert Boyer and Gerald V Mohatt 1 From the Division of Public Health Sciences Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Seattle WA (ZM ARKRG)the Center for Alaska Native Health Research Institute of Arctic Biology University of...

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Feb

26

2010

Improving outcome of chemotherapy of metastatic breast cancer by use of DHA

Improving outcome of chemotherapy of metastatic breast cancer by docosahexaenoic acid: a phase II trial P Bougnoux1,2, N Hajjaji1,2, M N Ferrasson1,2, B Giraudeau3, C Couet1,4 and O Le Floch1,2 1.  INSERM U921 ‘Nutrition, Croissance et Cancer’, Tours, France 2.  Henry S. Kaplan Cancer Center, University Hospital Bretonneau, University François Rabelais, Tours, France 3.  INSERM CIC 202, University Hospital Bretonneau, University François Rabelais, Tours, France...

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Feb

07

2010

Fish Yields Statin-Like Benefits

Eating more fish and less saturated fat is linked to blood-fat benefits that statin drugs did not boost any further by Craig Weatherby – Vital Choice Surprisingly, there is relatively little evidence on the extent to which blood fat and cholesterol levels in older persons respond to dietary changes. Nor has it been clear whether dietary changes add to or rival the effects that statin-type...

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Feb

06

2010

Fish Oil supplements “beat psychotic mental illness”

Taking a daily fish oil capsule can stave off mental illness in those at highest risk, trial findings suggest. A three-month course of the supplement appeared to be as effective as drugs, cutting the rate of psychotic illness like schizophrenia by a quarter. The researchers believe it is the omega-3 in fish oil – already hailed for promoting healthy hearts – that has beneficial effects...

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Jan

29

2010

Fish Oil for Everyone

Food for thought…these are some of the reasons I’m so passionate about clean fish oil for everyone… Study #1: Higher blood levels of omega-3s linked to better mental performance Researchers at the Netherlands’ Maastricht University examined the fatty acid levels in 807 people aged 50 to 70, both at the beginning and the end of a three year period (Dullemeijer C et al 2007). Likewise,...

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