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Omega 3 Fatty Acids


AboutIs your diet providing enough Omega 3 fatty acids? This important fatty acid has been found to help lower blood pressure, cholesterol and keep bad fatty acids from sticking to your arteries. Researchers have also found it’s good for your skin, colon, eyes and especially your brain. See whether this is all true by clicking on links below.


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► 6 Healthy Reasons to Get More Fish Oil  -  Mild white fish like tilapia are healthy and popular sources of protein. However, for even greater health benefits, you should look to fatty fish like salmon, tuna, and mackerel as well. These types of fish contain omega-3 fatty acids like docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)...

 How Much Omega-3 Do You Need?  -  You already know the importance of omega-3 fatty acids such as those found in fish oil; but how much fish oil a day do you really need to get the benefits? A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology helps to answer this question. Researchers compiled data from more than 40,000...

 Is Krill Oil a Natural Treatment for Arthritis?  -  Arthritis causes its sufferers a great deal of pain and stiffness and can make getting around a challenge – especially in the morning. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications reduce the pain and inflammation, but the side effects can be offsetting for some people. Is there a way to...

 Omega-3's May Slow Down Aging  -  In a study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, researchers looked at the telomere length of blood cells from 608 people with uncomplicated heart disease. Telomeres are short segments of DNA located at the end of chromosomes that helps to protect them from damage. Telomere...

 Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids - Striking a Balance  -  Though consumers hear a great deal about the benefits of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, many people don’t know the difference between these two compounds nor how they act on the body. The average American diet often contains 14 to 25 times more omega-6 fatty acids than omega-3...

 Omega 3 Fatty Acid Deficiency: A Cause of Early Death?  -  A shocking analysis recently published in the Public Library of Science Medicine Journal reveals that omega 3 fatty acid deficiency may result in 96,000 additional deaths each year in the United States. This conclusion comes from a study carried out by researchers at Harvard University...



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