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Results tagged “omega 3” from Natural Health News

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Omega 3 fatty acids for Macular Degeneration



Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), which is characterized by choroidal neovascularization (CNV), or blood vessel growth, is the primary cause of blindness in elderly individuals of industrialized countries. The prevalence of the disease is projected to increase 50% by the year...

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Diet can predict cognitive decline



The importance of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to brain health has been demonstrated in multiple studies. To assess whether lower dietary intake of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) were risk factors for cognitive decline,...

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Higher levels of omega-3 in diet are associated with better sleep



A randomized placebo-controlled study by the University of Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA, the group of long-chain fatty acids found in algae and seafood, are associated with better sleep. The researchers explored whether 16 weeks of daily...

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Omega-3 Dietary Supplements Pass Blood-Brain Barrier



Dec. 4, 2013 -- New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that omega-3 fatty acids in dietary supplements can cross the blood brain barrier in people with Alzheimer's disease, affecting known markers for both the disease itself and...

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High Serum Fatty Acid Protects Against Brain Abnormalities



Oct. 17, 2013 -- According to a new study, high long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content in blood may lower the risk of small brain infarcts and other brain abnormalities in the elderly. The study was published in Journal of the...

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Amount, Types of Fat We Eat Affect Health, Risk of Disease



Jan. 8, 2014 -- Healthy adults should consume between 20 percent and 35 percent of their calories from dietary fat, increase their consumption of omega-3 fatty acids, and limit their intake of saturated and trans fats, according to an...

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Omega-3 Dietary Supplements Pass Blood-Brain Barrier



Dec. 4, 2013 -- New research from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden shows that omega-3 fatty acids in dietary supplements can cross the blood brain barrier in people with Alzheimer's disease, affecting known markers for both the disease itself and inflammation. The...

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Taking Omega-3 Supplements May Help Prevent Skin Cancer



  Feb. 26, 2013 -- Taking omega-3 fish oils could help to protect against skin cancer, according to researchers at The University of Manchester. The team has just carried out the first clinical trial to examine the impact of the...

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Omega-3 Lowers Inflammation in Overweight Older Adults



  ScienceDaily (June 20, 2012) -- New research shows that omega-3 fatty acid supplements can lower inflammation in healthy, but overweight, middle-aged and older adults, suggesting that regular use of these supplements could help protect against and treat certain...

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Could Prevent and Treat Nerve Damage



ScienceDaily (Jan. 11, 2012) -- Research from Queen Mary, University of London suggests that omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fish oil, have the potential to protect nerves from injury and help them to regenerate. When nerves are...

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Alzheimer's: Diet Patterns May Keep Brain from Shrinking



ScienceDaily (Dec. 29, 2011) -- People with diets high in several vitamins or in omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have the brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease than people whose diets are not high in those...

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Young Women May Reduce Heart Disease Risk Eating Fish With Omega 3 Fatty Acids



  ScienceDaily (Dec. 5, 2011) -- Young women may reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease simply by eating more fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids, researchers reported in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association. In the first...

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Omega-3 Reduces Anxiety and Inflammation in Healthy Students, Study Suggests



  ScienceDaily (July 13, 2011) -- A new study gauging the impact of consuming more fish oil showed a marked reduction both in inflammation and, surprisingly, in anxiety among a cohort of healthy young people. The findings suggest that...

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Omega-3 May Cut Risk of Artery Disease, Heart Attacks for Patients With Stents



  ScienceDaily (May 27, 2011) -- Omega-3 fatty acids, combined with two blood-thinning drugs, significantly changed the blood-clotting process and may reduce the risk of heart attacks in patients with stents in their heart arteries, according to research reported...

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Fish Oil May Have Positive Effects on Mood, Alcohol Craving



Fish Oil May Have Positive Effects on Mood, Alcohol Craving, New Study Shows ScienceDaily (May 27, 2011) -- Omega 3 fatty acids may be beneficial for more than just the heart. Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine...

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Fish Oil Boosts Responses to Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen,



Fish Oil Boosts Responses to Breast Cancer Drug Tamoxifen, Researchers Find ScienceDaily (Apr. 8, 2011) -- Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, with more than 200,000 women diagnosed each year. Being exposed to estrogen over a...

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New Evidence for Eye-Protective Effects of Omega-3-Rich Fish



New Evidence for Eye-Protective Effects of Omega-3-Rich Fish, ShellfishScienceDaily (Dec. 1, 2010) -- Researchers at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, wanted to know how the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) would be affected in a population...

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Treating Depression With Omega-3



Treating Depression With Omega-3: Encouraging Results from Largest Clinical StudyScienceDaily (June 21, 2010) -- The use of Omega-3 supplements is effective among patients with major depression who do not have anxiety disorders, according to a study directed by Dr. Fran├žois...

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NASA Studies Find Omega-3 May Help Reduce Bone Loss



NASA Studies Find Omega-3 May Help Reduce Bone LossScienceDaily (May 11, 2010) -- NASA-sponsored studies have found that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may play a role in mitigating bone breakdown that occurs during spaceflight and in osteoporosis....

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Effects of omega-3 fatty acids in patients with rheumatoid arthritis



Researchers at State Hospital Muerzzuschlag, in Austria looked for changes in swollen and tender joints. First, the details. 23 patients with moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis were assigned to a treatment group. Either 0.2 grams of fish oil emulsion/kg (active) or...

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Omega3 Fatty Acids and children's behavior.



From C.A.M Report- It's suggested that omega-3 fatty acids might have an effect on disorders such as ADHD, autism, and dyslexia. Researchers from the University of Wales, in Newport, UK looked for an association between omega-3 tissue levels and learning...

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Exercise Recovery



Exercise Recovery      the road to optimal sports performance by Dr. Christine Louden In years past, many of us were exposed to the "no pain, no gain" school of thought when it came to fitness and strength. Recently, though, research has shown that...

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