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Fish oil dramatically improves brain health

Posted February 13, 2014

Researchers have known for quite some time that fish oil is highly beneficial to optimal human health. These benefits include better brain health, which is why so many manufacturers of infant milk substitutes rushed to add both DHA and omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids found in high quantities in fish, to their products. Some recent research has shown that these benefits go beyond the developing brains of the smallest people and can help people of all ages enjoy a dramatic increase in the health of their brains.

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More Benefits Emerging for One Type of Omega-3 Fatty Acid: DHA

Posted January 24, 2014

A study of the metabolic effects of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, concludes that these compounds may have an even wider range of biological impacts than previously considered, and suggests they could be of significant value in the prevention of fatty liver disease.

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Clinical Effects of Diet Supplementation with DHA in Pediatric Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Posted October 6, 2013

In a study involving pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis, supplementation with the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA, for a period of 6 months, was found to be associated with improvements in clinical condition of patients, as well as reductions in pulmonary and intestinal inflammation. One g/10 kg/d was adminstered for the first month, followed by 250 mg/10 kg/d for the following 5 months.

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Are These the Two Best Nutrients For Brain Health?

Posted July 25, 2013

A recent study published in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry just may quiet some of the anxiety we all face about growing older. According to the researchers, taking a supplement combination of resveratrol, a naturally occurring antioxidant compound found in red wine, and DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid prominent throughout the brain, may reduce the hippocampal inflammation associated with neurodegenerative conditions such as age-associated memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

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‘Far-reaching benefits’: DHA omega-3 may boost memory for healthy young people

Posted March 29, 2013

Supplements of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may improve memory and reaction times for healthy young people, says a new study that could ‘translate into far-reaching benefits’.

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Study: Prenatal DHA Reduces Early Preterm Birth, Low Birth Weight

Posted February 26, 2013

University of Kansas researchers have found that the infants of mothers who were given 600 milligrams of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA during pregnancy weighed more at birth and were less likely to be very low birth weight and born before 34 weeks gestation than infants of mothers who were given a placebo.

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The Algae Alternative

Posted November 8, 2012

Water has long been a reservoir of prime sources of omega-3s, which are touted for numerous benefits to the heart, brain and other areas of health. During the past decade, consumers have increasingly taken to omega-3s, making fish oil a rapidly growing health item in the marketplace. However, consumers have several concerns about fish oil, despite some of the innovations to address issues such as taste, repeat (fish burps), quality and sustainability.

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DHA improves ADHD

Posted October 11, 2012

If your child acts like he or she has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you may want to give them some fish oil supplement or DHA/EPA supplements. A new study in Nutrition suggests that high intake of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA helps improve the condition of ADHD.

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Algal DHA Helps Kids Read and Behave

Posted September 8, 2012

Healthy kids who underperform in school may benefit from increased DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) intake, as University of Oxford, England, researcher found supplementation with algal DHA can help improve reading and behavior in such children.

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How to have better hair and a healthier body with a little-known source of silica

Posted April 30, 2012

Recently someone in my community asked how to get rid of pesky critters. A neighbor who own a garden center said that they use Diatomaceous Earth. Well – that seemed to me to be a golden opportunity to reveal my little secret to the world – that I have been eating Diatomaceous Earth for about a year now.

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