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Keep brain shrinkage at bay with fish oils

Posted March 9, 2014

Can an abundance of fish oils in the diet keep your brain from shrinking? A new study published in the January 2014 issue of Neurology says yes. A natural indicator of normal aging (but also a sign of Alzheimer’s disease), reduced brain size can foreshadow problems involving mental health, clarity and cognition. Due to this connection, researchers are enthusiastic about the latest findings linking omega-3 fatty acid consumption with larger brain volume.

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High consumption of fish oil may benefit cardiovascular health, Pitt Public Health finds

Posted March 7, 2014

Eating fish in amounts comparable to those of people living in Japan seems to impart a protective factor that wards off heart disease, according to an international study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

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Omega-3-rich fish intake during pregnancy may boost birth weight for babies: European data

Posted February 26, 2014

Higher intakes of fish during pregnancy may lead to infants with a higher birth weight, as well as reducing the risk of pre-term births, according to data from 19 European birth cohort studies.

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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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Plant-sourced omega-3 science builds but don’t fry fish oil supply, says IFFO

Posted January 28, 2014

An international marine ingredients group says overfishing is a concern, but one that is being managed, and fish will remain a sustainable and reliable omega-3 source in the long term future.

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Fish oil benefits the brain and more, but with some warnings

Posted January 26, 2014

The benefits of fish oil are well documented. Now researchers have found the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can help preserve brain volume as we age. Scientists from the University of South Dakota in Sioux Falls and Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc., in Richmond, Va say fish oil can help preserve memory with aging.

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Fish Derived Serum Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Posted January 15, 2014

High concentrations of serum long-chain omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a University of Eastern Finland study published recently in Diabetes Care. The sources of these fatty acids are fish and fish oils.

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Omega-3 Fats from Fish Oil Found to Significantly Lower the Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted January 12, 2014

Breast cancer is among the most common forms of the disease among women, accounting for 23 percent of total cancer cases and 14 percent of cancer deaths in the US. So what can women do to improve their chances of dodging this devastating disease?

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Fish Oil Supplementation Protects Pulmonary Function and Reduces Airway Inflammation Induced by a High-fat Meal

Posted January 10, 2014

In a placebo-controlled study involving 17 non-asthmatic men (on average, 22 years of age), supplementation with fish oil (3000 mg/d) for a period of 3 weeks was found to protect against the increased airway inflammation induced by consuming a high-fat meal.

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7 Easy Ways to Dodge Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted November 21, 2013

The greatest risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease is aging, but that doesn’t mean that symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are a normal part of aging. Unfortunately, many people who experience “senior moments” think they’re simply experiencing a completely normal part of growing older. They chalk it up to stress, being busy, being tired, you name it. But the truth is, the physiological characteristics of Alzheimer’s are often present in the brain long before more defined symptoms arise.

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