Fish news, articles and information:
|1/22/2013 - New evidence suggests that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, probiotics and fish oil may relieve asthma in children, according to a recent study.
"A school-based, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial involving 192 asthmatic children aged 10-12 found that a supplement combining fruits,...|
|12/29/2012 - Once the bastion of purity, seafood has now entered the realm of "manufactured" sustenance, thanks to a couple of U.S. government bureaucracies.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted permission to a firm that will allow it to produce GM salmon, a decision that has been called a genetically...|
|12/26/2012 - After a few brief tests, GE salmon, meant to grow twice as fast as regular Atlantic salmon, was deemed safe both for the environment and for human consumption. The FDA added that it would take public comments for 60 days before finally deciding on whether or not to approve the salmon.
|12/17/2012 - According to a new study carried out by the ocean conservation group Oceana, nearly 40 percent of the seafood sold in New York's restaurants and grocery stores is mislabeled, with cheap fish being often substituted for more expensive varieties. What's worse is that some of the substitutes are downright...|
|12/6/2012 - There are a number of scientifically-proven reasons why supplementing with high-quality fish oil is an important part of a healthy diet. Your brain, joints, muscles, heart, and skin all rely on the omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients in fish oil to function as they should -- without these nutrients,...|
|11/15/2012 - A University of Pittsburgh research team recently published results in the journal PLOSOne regarding omega-3's ability to improve memory.
A major difference from other memory studies was their subjects were young, 18 to 25, non-smoking men and women from all walks of life with no evidence or background...|
|11/13/2012 - Scientists were shocked to learn recently that levels of ionizing radiation in sea life living off the eastern coast of Japan are still exceptionally high following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the region back in March 2011. And according to a new paper published in the journal...|
|11/6/2012 - Eating plenty of oily fish, which is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other life-giving nutrients, several times a week can significantly reduce people's risk of having a stroke or developing other cerebrovascular diseases. These are the findings of a new study out of England, which reinforces the plethora...|
|10/25/2012 - In March 2010, high school student Bobby Ghassemi was taken out of his crashed vehicle and airlifted to a nearby Virginia hospital more dead than alive with severe brain trauma.
He was so much more dead than alive that the physician who eventually advised the Ghassemi family on using fish oil, Dr....|
|10/24/2012 - It is a conundrum for many pregnant women to choose between forgoing fish in order to protect their unborn children from potential mercury exposure, and eating fish for the sake of consuming omega-3 fatty acids and other beneficial nutrients that promote proper fetal development. But a new study recently...|
|10/6/2012 - It is well known that omega-3 and 6 fatty acids are essential for human health. The common advice is to get a good supply in your diet, you need to eat oily fish or take fish oil supplements on a regular basis. Unfortunately, the majority of fish oil supplements are slowly killing our society and our...|
|10/3/2012 - Despite downright silly and inaccurate headlines just a few weeks ago proclaiming that fish oil supplements rich in omega-3 fatty acids are a waste of money, now comes research that reveals the opposite. Taking enough of these supplements appears to have enormous health benefits -- including dramatic...|
|9/25/2012 - According to U.S. News & World Report, there will be as many as 30,000 drones patrolling American skies in a few years. The Feds claim these unmanned planes will perform border security, disaster relief and, of course, search for supposed terrorists. But they will also be looking down on people and...|
|9/13/2012 - Fish-oil supplements high in omega-3 fatty acids may improve the body's ability to build muscle and help stave off age-related immobility, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Aberdeen, U.K., and presented at the British Science Festival in the same city.
|7/11/2012 - It is well known that many people are sensitive to electromagnetic pollution. Wi-fi gives them headaches. Being near high-voltage power lines can bring on migraines. Using a cell phone unleashes similar symptoms. Until recently, there was no medically-understood mechanism by which electromagnetic waves...|
|5/27/2012 - Over the past several years, astaxanthin has earned a reputation as one of the most potent and powerful nutritional supplements ever made. I first began spreading the word about astaxanthin in 2004 when I toured the BioAstin production farm in Hawaii and published a series of articles and interviews...|
|5/25/2012 - New research suggests that eating fish may have yet another huge health benefit to add to its repertoire - the prevention of colorectal cancers. A study centered around fish consumption and rectal and colon cancers found that participants who ate fish three or more times per week had a reduced chance...|
|4/15/2012 - New archaeological findings show that human beings were already deep-sea fishing at least 42,000 years ago, which is 30,000 years earlier than previously believed.
"All the bones we got inside were just the result of human meals, 40,000 years ago," said researcher Sue O'Connor of the Australian National...|
|2/8/2012 - By 2012, most people understand the importance of including omega-3 fatty acids to their diets. Commonly found in fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids have countless benefits to a person's health and complexion. From teens to the elderly, everyone can benefit from the wonders of omega-3 fatty acids, but what...|
|1/23/2012 - Over the past several years, astaxanthin has earned a reputation as one of the most potent and powerful nutritional supplements ever made. I first began spreading the word about astaxanthin in 2004 when I toured the BioAstin production farm in Hawaii and published a series of articles and interviews...|
|1/17/2012 - Scientists from the medical sciences division at Penn State University have discovered that a compound in fish oil appears to target leukemia stem cells and could lead to a cure for the disease. The compound is a natural extract from EPA, the Omega-3 fat component found most commonly in fish and fish...|
|12/26/2011 - Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that people who eat baked or broiled fish on a weekly basis may be improving their brain health and lowering their risk of developing Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer's disease. The results, released at the annual meeting of the Radiological...|
|12/20/2011 2:55:12 PM - According to a study published in Acta Paediatrica, feeding fish to infants under the age of nine months lowers their chances of developing preschool wheeze and asthma. At the same time, treatments based on broad spectrum antibiotics increase the risk of wheezing, asthma and allergic reactions. The...|
|12/19/2011 - The extra money you pay for seafood carrying an eco-label may not support better environmental fish farming. That's the conclusion of a study released December 7, 2011 by the University of Victoria's Seafood Ecology Research Group(SERG).
Fishy Eco Standards
"How Green is your Eco-Label" evaluates...|
|11/30/2011 - According to the National Institute on Aging, as many as 5.1 million Americans may already have the progressive brain disease known as Alzheimer's, and those numbers are expected to increase as the population ages. What's more, countless people also suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Although...|
|11/29/2011 - A study on the dietary habits of the Spanish population was recently completed. It focused mainly on the increased risk of cardiovascular dysfunctions associated with red meat consumption and pointed to a link between fish meat intake and an important decrease in the risks of diabetes development.
|11/12/2011 - A Greenpeace investigation has revealed that the European Union (EU) is actively subsidizing fishing operations in Spain and other places that are massively overfishing, and that have a history of bypassing regulatory protocols designed to protect fish stocks -- and the European authority is subsidizing...|
|11/3/2011 - Humans have been consuming omega-3 fats from natural fish, nut and seed sources for countless generations. Our core genetic structure depends on a regular supply of the long chain omega-3 fats EPA and DHA to form cell wall structures and perform millions of metabolic functions that we normally associate...|
|9/17/2011 - Two days before the massive 9.0+ magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, millions of dead fish were found mysteriously blanketing waters at King Harbor Marina in Redondo Beach, Calif. (http://www.naturalnews.com/031645_dead_fish_Redondo_Beach.html).
And in a similar turn of events, millions...|
|8/12/2011 - Leave it to Monsanto to take a good thing and corrupt it for financial gain. According to a recent report in Forbes, the multinational biotechnology-slash-agriculture-manipulating monolith has developed a new genetically-modified (GM) soybean that artificially produces stearidonic acid, a type of omega-3...|
|7/20/2011 - Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are the only essential fats that humans need from dietary sources. Although studies are inconsistent, some evidence indicates that consuming more omega-3s relative to omega-6s could be beneficial to the cardiovascular system and possibly have other health benefits as...|
|6/23/2011 - "My veterinarian made me do it! I love my veterinarian so much, that I do exactly what he/she tells me to do. I hear all the alternative practitioners warning about the potential side effects and how vaccination is not a simple thing but is a true medical procedure with risks and benefits just like...|
|6/17/2011 - Does the fish on your plate need a drug test? According to an April 14, 2011 report issued by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, The Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to ensure that the fish available to American consumers is uncontaminated by antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals....|
|6/4/2011 - More mysterious animal deaths have surfaced, this time in a volcanic lake in the Philippines. Reports say that 800 tons, or 1.6 million pounds, of fish have turned up dead in a lake near the Taal volcano, which is located south of the capital city of Manila. Oficials say the deaths may have been a result...|
|5/18/2011 - Experts are trying to figure out why thousands of dead walleye fish have been washing up on a roughly 25-mile stretch of Lake Erie between the northern Ohio cities of Toledo and Port Clinton over the past few weeks. The mysterious deaths add to the millions of others that have occurred since the beginning...|
|5/14/2011 - Federal caps that limit the volume and frequency of fish catches are quickly bankrupting and destroying the fishing industry throughout New England, according to recent reports. Catch shares, which have allegedly been designed to stop overfishing and the many problems caused by overfishing, have inadvertently...|
|5/12/2011 - Fish with strange skin lesions, abnormal fins, discolorations, liver blood clots, and other mysterious health issues are turning up in the inland and coastal waterways of the Gulf of Mexico, according to new reports. Unable to explain the phenomenon, many scientists suspect that the BP Deepwater Horizon...|
|5/2/2011 - A new study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology seems to confirm the notion that fish-based omega-3 fatty acids play a crucial role in proper fetal development. Dr. Mark A. Klebanoff from the Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and his team found that pregnant women who eat...|
|4/29/2011 - People are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of fish, and in particular, the need for long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. On the other hand, conscientious consumers are reckoning with serious contamination in these otherwise healthy foods. All fish, and especially large predators,...|
|4/20/2011 - The current mania over putting anti-bacterial chemicals in everything from cleaning wipes and hand soap to detergent and toothpaste has resulted in the widespread contamination of the environment with two related toxins often found in these products -- triclocarban (TCC) and triclosan.
|4/11/2011 - Not content with the official government story that the unfolding Fukushima Daiichi nuclear fallout is of no concern to Americans, some New York City restaurant owners are voluntarily having their fish stocks tested for certain radioactive isotopes. Though recent reports claim that none of the fish...|
|4/7/2011 - Virtually all the numbers you're seeing about the radioactivity coming out of Fukushima are based on iodine-131 which only has a half-life of 8 days, not the far more dangerous cesium-137 which has a half-life of 30 years. So while the mainstream media reports that "radiation levels are falling rapidly"...|
|1/18/2011 - Here's an updated timeline of the mysterious animal deaths now happening around the world. Conventional explanations for these deaths now border on the outlandish: A bird die-off event in Romania is now being blamed on "drunkenness," for example.
Here's the updated list through January 14, 2011,...|
|1/12/2011 - The recent mysterious deaths of birds and fish are causing alarm among naturalists around the world. Birds are literally falling dead out of the sky, and fish are washing up dead on shores and rivers across North America and around the world. The reaction from the mainstream media seems strangely subdued,...|
|1/4/2011 - In the last week, nearly 100,000 fish washed up on the shores of the Arkansas River, dead. Also in Arkansas, thousands of red-winged blackbirds fell from the sky and plummeted to the ground where they were also found dead. The scene repeated itself in Southern Louisiana where 500 red-winged blackbirds...|
|11/28/2010 - State wildlife officials are investigating a large fish kill at the mouth of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana.
"By our estimates there were thousands, and I'm talking about 5,000 to 15,000 dead fish. Different species were found dead including crabs, sting rays,...|
|11/9/2010 - A new study published in the journal Translational Stroke Research has determined that potent, anti-inflammatory compounds in fish oil and other sources of omega-3 fatty acids help to limit or prevent brain damage following a stroke. The Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) present in fish oil provides protection...|
|11/3/2010 - Regularly taking a fish oil supplement may lower the risk of breast cancer by 32 percent, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center in Seattle have found.
"This study is one of the largest studies that have come out showing that there may be a role for fish oil in the prevention of cancer,...|
|10/27/2010 - Much like land animals, fish also use sounds to communicate with each other and even with predators, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and presented at a conference of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society.
Shahriman Ghazali and colleagues...|
|10/13/2010 - At the recent hearings on the GMO salmon many are referring to as "Frankenfish", the FDA noted evidence of abnormalities that had been detected in the fish, including "increased frequency of skeletal malformations, increased prevalence of jaw erosions and multi-systemic inflammation". While such findings...|
|10/7/2010 - The best way to fight breast cancer is to prevent it from ever occurring in the first place, and you can help do that by supplementing with a high quality fish oil, suggests a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. According to researchers from the Fred Hutchison...|
|10/3/2010 - Has the FDA gone completely mad? Why are they trying to open the flood gates to genetically engineered (GE) salmon -- a move that will go down in history as one of the most asinine and dangerous ever made by our government? Whatís it going to take for them to actually start protecting public health?...|
|9/22/2010 - Following a review from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel this past weekend, AquaBounty Technologies, a Mass.-based biotechnology company, has been denied approval for its genetically modified (GM) salmon "AquAdvantage" that grows twice as fast as natural salmon. The FDA panel said the...|
|9/16/2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared a genetically modified salmon fit for human consumption, and may soon approve it as a food product. In a September 3, 2010 briefing, the FDA announced their analysis that the GM salmon are "as safe to eat as food from other Atlantic salmon." The...|
|9/15/2010 - The FDA is set to rule on whether a genetically modified salmon is safe for human consumption. It is a decision that may soon serve up the first genetically engineered animal food product to consumers' plates. The fish under consideration is the AquAdvantage salmon, a bioengineered Atlantic salmon developed...|
|9/12/2010 - More than 80 percent of male bass in the Potomac River on the U.S. Atlantic coast are producing eggs or showing other female traits, the nonprofit Potomac Conservancy has warned, in a call for more research into the causes of intersex fish.
In a recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report, intersex...|
|9/10/2010 - Consumers may soon have a new "Frankenfood" to contend with as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon decide whether or not to approve genetically-modified (GM) salmon as food. If approved, the GM salmon -- known as AquAdvantage -- will be the first GM animal officially authorized for...|
|9/8/2010 - Eager to thrust untested genetically-modified (GM) salmon on the public, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a preliminary announcement that Aqua Bounty's "AquAdvantage" salmon is safe to eat, despite a total lack of evidence proving this to be true. The FDA is set to discuss the...|
|8/25/2010 - Japanese researchers have discovered yet another benefit to fish oil -- treatment for depression. According to a study out of the University of Tokyo, teenage boys who eat a lot of oily fish have a 27 percent reduced risk of depression compared to those who eat little oily fish.
Fish rich in omega-3...|
|8/6/2010 - BlueFin Tuna is now on the endangered species list. Unhampered by threat of extinction, possible poisoning by toxins and metals, or even anti-poaching volunteers and laws, poachers and consumers continue to hunt and serve up the expensive delicacy. Each catch may be the last BlueFin on earth or may...|
|7/23/2010 - A new parody puppet video from NaturalNews.TV shows British Petroleum pitching a new fish oil product with the added benefit of "12,000 percent more crude oil!"
The video is available on the new video sharing website NaturalNews.TV at the following URL: http://naturalnews.tv/v.asp?v=AFCAF1A67B40EA3EDC5B62CDB59D3B19
|7/21/2010 - A study that recently appeared in the journal Ophthalmology has found that people who eat fatty fish at least once a week are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that gradually causes vision impairment and blindness in senior adults. The study findings add to...|
|7/20/2010 - When you look at statistics about breast cancer, it's no wonder that the very mention of the disease causes dread in many women. After all, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) says about 210,000 Americans, almost all females, will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and about 40,000 will die...|
|7/14/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration appears to be close to approving the first genetically engineered animal for human consumption: salmon with cross species genes and an "always on" hormone switch that enable them to grow twice as fast. A large number of critics voiced concerns about the safety of bio-engineered...|
|6/22/2010 - A California lawsuit is accusing several fish oil supplement manufacturers of selling fish oils that contain unsafe levels of polychlorinated biphenyl compounds, also known as PCBs. The state's Proposition 65 requires products that may contain toxic ingredients above safe levels to have warning labels...|
|4/22/2010 - We are taught early in life that fish oil is the best source of omega-3 fatty acids. But, as you will see, this is not so. Only plants can make omega-3 fats. Fish cannot; cows cannot; and people cannot. So, how do fish acquire omega-3 fatty acids? From eating seaweeds, that`s how.
Because of the...|
|3/14/2010 - A group of three plaintiffs very recently filed a suit against eight supplement companies for violating California Proposition 65, which mandates that consumers must be warned on product labels of dangerous toxins beyond established "safe harbor" limits. The plaintiffs intend to prove that the eight...|
|3/3/2010 - In a new study conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), every single fish tested from 291 freshwater streams across the United States was found to be contaminated with mercury.
"This study shows just how widespread mercury pollution has become in our air, watersheds and many of our fish in...|
|2/18/2010 - NaturalNews has already reported on the amazing array of health advantages linked to a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a "healthy" fat found in certain foods such as salmon and walnuts. For example, researchers have documented that omega-3s can help prevent heart arrhythmias and treat depression (http://www.naturalnews.com/027285_omega-3_depression_fatty_acids.html)....|
|2/15/2010 - Great Lakes boat captains who eat more fish have higher levels of the DDT byproduct DDE in their blood and a significantly higher risk of diabetes than other captains, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Wisconsin Division of Public Health, funded by the Environmental Protection Agency...|
|2/2/2010 - An important new study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry reveals that fish oil supplements beat mental illness. The study involved 81 people deemed to be at high risk for psychosis. The randomized, placebo-controlled study provided fish oil supplements to half the study subjects for just...|
|1/30/2010 - Rather than relieving pressure on wild fish stocks, the explosive growth of aquaculture has actually exacerbated this pressure, according to an international study led by Rosamond L. Naylor of Stanford University and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
|1/9/2010 - The American Heart Association (AHA) recently reported the results of a study conducted on cooked fish and how various cooking methods affect omega-3 fatty acid content. The study team found that baked or boiled fish is far healthier than fried, salted or dried fish.
The study consisted of nearly...|
|12/26/2009 - A 23-year Finnish study has concluded that decades of fish farming have led to the prevalence of increasingly lethal strains of disease that thrive in an enclosed environment. Dr. Katja Pulkkinen from the University of Jyvaskyla stressed in his report that high density conditions where fish are under...|
|11/10/2009 - Eating two servings of oily fish per week may halt the progression of a major cause of blindness in the elderly, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tufts University and published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology.
Previous research has suggested that a diet high in the essential...|
|10/23/2009 - Overfishing of smaller fish species is leading to widespread famine and even starvation among the ocean's larger predators, according to reports issued by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the ocean conservation group Oceana.
"Scrawny predators -- dolphins, sea bass...|
|10/20/2009 - You're probably already aware of the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular health, but did you know that omega-3s are also extremely beneficial for moods and cognitive function? In fact, there's a tremendous amount of good evidence demonstrating that omega-3 fatty acids can help enhance...|
|9/25/2009 - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has blasted the FDA's analysis of the benefits and risks of fish consumption.
The analysis is "not a product [we] should endorse," the EPA concluded, "as it does not reach the level of scientific rigor."
In the last days of the Bush administration, the...|
|9/16/2009 - Study after study over the past decade has come up with the same conclusion: omega-3 fatty acids from fish or fish oil supplements decrease the risk of atherosclerosis, potentially deadly arrhythmias, heart attacks and sudden cardiac death. Omega-3 fats have also been found to reduce heart failure death...|
|8/20/2009 - There is probably no illness that has more terrifying symptoms, or a more ghastly outcome, than variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) -- best known as mad cow disease. Abnormal proteins called prions found in brain tissue of cows suffering from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) can cause vCJD...|
|8/10/2009 - Fish oil contains two naturally occurring fatty acids, EPA and DHA. These fatty acids stimulate the body's anti-inflammatory processes and help relieve joint pain, much the same as NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors, but without the side effects. An excess of proinflammatory messenger molecules causes joint...|
|8/2/2009 - A higher dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids may protect men from prostate cancer even if they have a genetic predisposition to the disease, researchers have found.
"We detected strong protective associations between increasing intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and more advanced...|
|7/27/2009 - Adding fish oil to the diets of cows and other ruminants may significantly reduce the amount of methane that the animals emit via belching or flatulence, according to a study conducted by researchers from University College Dublin and presented at a meeting of the Society for General Microbiology.
|7/21/2009 - There is probably no illness that has more terrifying symptoms, or a more ghastly outcome, than variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) -- best known as mad cow disease. Abnormal proteins called prions found in brain tissue of cows suffering from bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) can cause vCJD...|
|7/20/2009 - In order to help protect the food supply of whales, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced a ban on krill harvesting in a wide section of the Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California. The effort is part of NOAA's longstanding attempts...|
|4/30/2009 - Teenage boys who eat fish regularly score higher on intelligence tests than those who eat fish less often, according to a study conducted by researchers from Goteborg University in Sweden and published in the journal Ars Pediatrica.
"A number of studies have already shown that fish can help neurodevelopment...|
|4/28/2009 - Body fatness increases the risk of Heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. The majority of American people who are overweight could now lose body fat and prevent future dietary disease by modifying their diets to include seafood. Seafood is rich in Omega 3, good monounsaturated fat (MUFA), vitamins and...|
|4/26/2009 - In the fall of 2005, GlaxoSmithKline released their new "Drug" Lovaza, a synthetic version of the Omega 3 Fatty Acids found in fish oil. But the highly refined oil isn`t performing as well in real life usage as the drug makers had hoped. It`s indication for use in moderately elevated cholesterol levels...|
|4/26/2009 - A new study just published in the European Heart Journal concludes that eating fatty fish and the marine omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil appears to protect men from heart failure. This is important news because heart failure (also known as congestive heart failure, or CHF) is an enormous health...|
|4/20/2009 - Just how good are fish oils, flaxseed oils and other omega-3s at preventing prostate cancer? According to the experts quoted below, they may represent some of the most powerful anti-cancer nutrients available today!
Read this large collection of quotes on omega-3 oils and prostate cancer, and you'll...|
|4/6/2009 - The following is a transcription of an exclusive interview with Dr. Boris Worm, Professor of Marine Biology at the Dalhousie University in Halifax, Novascotia. He's the author of the widely-read scientific paper entitled Author of: Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean Ecosystem Services (Science 3...|
|4/6/2009 - Has the fish on you dinner table gone through a drug induced sex change? If the fish is tilapia, the answer is probably yes. Tilapia is a delicious, mild flavored fish that has become very popular because of its low price. This low price is achieved by converting the young females to males through the...|
|4/4/2009 - Fish from 5 effluent-heavy rivers in various parts of the U.S. have been found to be tainted with residues from human medications and common chemicals, according to the results of a study by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Baylor University. The study's findings were presented on...|
|4/1/2009 - While most consumers have learned that wild Salmon is preferable to farm-raised, there are many other variables to consider. Even after ruling out Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead Trout, there are still 5 species of Pacific Salmon and each go by several names. Additional factors such as environment, fat...|
|3/26/2009 - Pharmaceutical pollution is out of control, polluting the waterways of our world to such a disturbing degree that now even the fish are carrying detectable levels of pharmaceuticals in their own bodies! A study conducted by Baylor University researcher Bryan Brooks, and published in Environmental Toxicology...|
|3/10/2009 - Every corner of the Earth's oceans has been impacted by commercial fishing, and many commercial fisheries are now in a state of collapse, warns Dr. Boris Worm, a prominent marine biologist and primary author of a peer-reviewed paper published in Science entitled, Impacts of Biodiversity Loss on Ocean...|
|2/28/2009 - The success of Moxxor and its green-lipped mussel oil has been nothing short of phenomenal. People across the country and around the world are using the product and experiencing truly impressive results from the health benefits provided by this unique marine omega-3 oil. As a result, Moxxor has quickly...|
|2/6/2009 - More and more research is uncovering the beneficial qualities of fatty or oily fish as a healthy food. A recent study in Sweden has added to this databank of knowledge, having found that Swedish women who consumed such fish at least once every week had a markedly lower risk of developing kidney cancer,...|
|2/4/2009 - What do the top authors, doctors and health experts have to say about the realtionship between omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation? I asked my Private Research Library that question recently and was overwhelmed with the remarkable wisdom it revealed.
Below, I share the top quotes from noted authors...|
|1/7/2009 - Fish has long been regarded as a healthful food, in particular for its high concentration of omega 3 fatty acids. Two recent studies have affirmed its health benefits in two different ways. First, a study on over 2,000 elderly persons in Norway found that eating fish and fish products improved cognitive...|
|1/1/2009 - Americans are losing the ability to feed themselves. Nothing signifies this loss of the golden age in America more than our growing reliance on foreign countries for our food. Yet American's happily buy their produce from Mexico and their fish from China without giving it a thought. These are the same...|
|12/22/2008 - According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both women and men in the United States. The great irony is that cardiovascular disease is largely preventable. Have you taken the necessary steps to heart attack-proof yourself?
|12/17/2008 - A high intake of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil significantly decreases the risk of vision loss in old age, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Melbourne and published in the Annals of Ophthamology.
Researchers analyzed the results of nine prior studies on a total...|
|12/11/2008 - Farm-raised tilapia, one of the cheapest and most popular fish in the United States, may actually worsen the inflammation that leads to heart disease, arthritis, asthma and other serious health problems, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine...|
|12/10/2008 - A report from the Royal Veterinary College in London, Professor D.L. Chan, points out that veterinarians should begin to look at nutrition to play a larger role in the health of pets. Similar to human doctors, most veterinarians don't write 'prescriptions' of nutritional supplements for their pet patients....|
|12/9/2008 - In spite of the fact that mercury is routinely used in dental restorations and thimerosal, a preservative containing mercury commonly used in vaccines, an international team of researchers has warned in a press release that low-dose mercury exposure can damage the arteries, having a harmful effect on...|
|11/29/2008 - Three out of every four species of fish in Hawaii's coral reefs are in danger of extinction from overfishing, according to a report from researchers at the Oceanic Institute and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and presented at the International Coral Reef Symposium in Fort Lauderdale,...|
|11/17/2008 - A combination of fish oil, red yeast rice and lifestyle changes can produce as great a decrease in cholesterol levels as prescription drugs, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Health System and published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
|11/5/2008 - Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil may help maintain the body's healthy response to inflammation, preventing the immune response from getting out of hand and leading to cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Harvard Medical School, and...|
|11/5/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares his thoughts on proteins, amino acids and omega-3 and the best foods to provide them.
Renegade Roundtable with Jonny Bowden, a board...|
|10/15/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Water Secrets, which can be found at (http://www.renegadewatersecrets.com) . In this excerpt, John Hartman shares on his journey to discovering the health benefits of salt water.
Renegade Water Secrets with John Hartman, CEO of OceanGrown...|
|9/29/2008 - The National Marine Fishery Service has ordered a ban on all salmon fishing along the west coast of the lower 48 United States due to an unprecedented collapse of wild salmon stocks.
The decision was initially recommended by the Pacific Fishery Management Service in response to the collapse of the...|
|9/10/2008 - An Italian study recently confirmed what previous observational studies have also shown, that taking a daily supplement of Omega-3 fish oil helped to reduce deaths and hospitalizations of people with heart failure.
Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Harvard...|
|8/25/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at (http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com) . In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares on plant-based proteins and omega-3s.
Renegade Water Secrets with Jonny Bowden, author of Living the Low-Carb Life: Choosing the Diet...|
|8/19/2008 - A common weedkiller in the U.S., already suspected of causing sexual abnormalities in frogs and fish, has now been found to alter hormonal signaling in human cells, scientists from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) report.
The herbicide atrazine is the second most widely used weedkiller...|
|7/31/2008 - Pescetarian, Piscatarian, Pescatorian, Pesco-vegetarian, Fishetarian -- No, these are not the names for members of obscure religious sects. These are some of the different terms used for people who do not eat the meat of mammals and birds but do eat fish and shellfish. While these individuals essentially...|
|7/29/2008 - The demands on a woman's body during pregnancy often leave her feeling depleted, physically and emotionally. Depression is common among pregnant women. Concerns have been raised about possible harm from antidepressants which might affect both mother and child. Mothers-to-be and their health care providers...|
|7/17/2008 - A diet that contains fish oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids may help the body metabolize fat better and thereby gain less weight, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Kao Corporation in Tochigi, Japan, and published in the Journal of Nutrition.
Researchers took mice that had been...|
|7/13/2008 - It's fishing season and anglers are hoping for a good catch to bring home to family and friends, but should there be a worry about the toxins and contaminants in locally fresh caught fish? The FDA regulates the safety of our seafood and enforces laws that reduce potential hazards in food, but there...|
|7/9/2008 - Contamination of water supplies and illegal use of veterinary drugs has led to the severe contamination of Chinese fish farms, with potentially serious health consequences for those who eat the fish.
China produces 70 percent of the world's farmed fish, and since the 1980s has become the biggest...|
|7/6/2008 - Ecologists warn that the most destructive form of fishing is becoming more prevalent, with potentially disastrous consequences for ocean life.
"Industrial fisheries are now going thousands of miles, thousands of feet deep and catching things that live hundreds of years in the least protected place...|
|7/6/2008 - An aquaculture company has used artificial flavorings to give its farmed fish the taste of wild-caught pollock.
"It met 10 out of our 10 taste parameters," said Norbert Sporns, president and chief executive officer of HQ Sustainable Maritime Industries (HQSM).
HQSM has signed a joint development...|
|6/5/2008 - The FDA has, for decades, ridiculously insisted that mercury fillings pose no health threat whatsoever to children. While dismissing hundreds of studies showing a clear link between mercury amalgam fillings ("silver fillings") and disastrous neurological effects in the human body, the FDA denied the...|
|5/11/2008 - At some point in our lives we have all suffered from physical insecurities, thanks to the unwitting comments of the people around us, our faulty habit of comparing ourselves to others, and mainstream media's rigid standards of beauty. Depending on our environment, upbringing, and self-image we have...|
|4/17/2008 - Higher consumption of fish oil may lead to a significant reduction in the risk of colorectal cancer, according to a meta-analysis conducted by researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands and published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
In a review of 14 prior studies examining...|
|3/11/2008 - Back in 2004 two fatty acid researchers, William Harris PhD and Clemens von Schacky M.D., developed a lab test designed to measure the amount of omega-3 essential fatty acids in blood. They call this blood test the omega-3 index.
The omega-3 index is designed to measure the percentage of omega-3...|
|3/6/2008 - In a blue funk. Apathetic. High-strung. Premenstrual woman from hell. Enervated. Grouchy. Spacey. Turning on the waterworks for no real reason. Swinging from repressed fear to rage like an angst-ridden green monster. Do any of these describe you? Before you pop that Prozac into your mouth, ask yourself:...|
|2/24/2008 - If you want to produce brainy children, feed them brain food. Brain development of babies and children is highly influenced by nutritional intake. Children who are fed inadequate amounts of a key nutrient will have inadequate brain growth and development resulting in lower IQ's, reduced language development,...|
|2/7/2008 - If there is one supplement that we can all benefit from, it would have to be Omega-3 fatty acids. Eskimo people have proven this over the ages with their diet comprising of over 50% of their total calorie intake from fish and fish oil - which is high in Omega-3 fatty acids, as well as vitamin A. The...|
|1/31/2008 - "Shut Down until Fish Stocks Recover," was the leading slogan of the 200 Greenpeace activists who blocked the building of the Council of the European Union on the morning of December 17, 2007. The EU fisheries ministers were about to have their annual meeting there, to discuss fishing quotas.
|1/14/2008 - Researchers from the Oxygen Research Center in Melbourne, Australia are surprised at the results of their study showing that fish oil had a dramatically beneficial effect on the prevention of Schizophrenia in those vulnerable to the mind altering disease.
According to the director of the research...|
|11/16/2007 - The children of pregnant women who consumed more apples and fish had significantly lower rates of asthma and eczema at age five than the children of mothers who had consumed less, according to a new study conducted at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and presented at the American Thoracic Society's...|
|11/12/2007 - A good friend of mine is crazy about fish. He doesn’t have it too often, cognizant of the high levels of mercury found in some fish, so he tries to limit himself to having it once, twice a week max. Anyway, he went to his local fish market to buy some fresh salmon, surprised to see that one of...|
|7/19/2007 - Research on omega-3 fish oils keeps looking better and better: new studies have found that omega-3s fish oils can help with three catastrophic diseases -- Alzheimer's, heart failure, and cancer.
Ernst J. Schaefer, MD, of the USDA's nutrition research center at Tufts University, Boston, analyzed levels...|
|7/7/2007 - • Benefits of eating fish outweigh potential risks
Researchers at Harvard University analyzed the benefits and risks of eating fish, a potential source of mercury and dioxin contamination. They calculated that eating one to two fish meals per week, especially fish high in omega-3 fats, reduced...|
|2/15/2007 - A new study from the US National Institutes of Health and Bristol University that questioned 11,875 pregnant women on their dietary habits found that eating more fish during pregnancy resulted in significant, measurable benefits to the communication skills and social standing of their children seven...|
|1/2/2007 - An Australian study published in the Dec. 21, 2006 edition of the online journal Archives of Disease in Childhood found that women who take high doses of fish oil supplements in the second half of pregnancy give birth to children with greater coordination and increased brainpower later in life.
|12/18/2006 - Children who eat whole grains and fish are far less likely to develop asthma and wheezing than children who do not consume adequate amounts of those foods, according to new Dutch research published in the journal Thorax.
A team of researchers from the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment...|
|11/23/2006 - A new Tufts University study published in the November issue of the journal Archives of Neurology has found that people with diets high in fatty fish run a significantly lower risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
The study examined the diets and dementia levels of nearly 900 men...|
|11/20/2006 - Men who eat fish five times per week run a 40 percent lower risk of developing colorectal cancer than men who eat less fish, according to a new study by researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health.
The researchers, led by doctoral student Megan Phillips, examined dietary information on more...|
|11/16/2006 - A study by researchers at Tufts University in Boston has added to growing evidence that suggests increased levels of the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenioc acid (DHA) in the blood can significantly lower the risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
"Subjects with baseline plasma PC DHA levels in...|
|11/7/2006 - Men who eat just one serving of salmon per week reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer by 43 percent, compared to men who do not consume fish, according to new research published in the online edition of the International Journal of Cancer.
Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm...|
|11/6/2006 - Preliminary research suggests that higher consumption of fatty fish in women is linked with a lower risk of renal cell carcinoma, a common form of kidney cancer, according to a study in the September 20 issue of JAMA.
Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) involving the renal parenchyma (the functional tissue...|
|10/18/2006 - Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent more sudden deaths than automated external defibrillators in homes and public places or implanted defibrillators, according to the results of a new study.
Researchers compared these preventive strategies in a computer-simulated community of 100,000 people that resembled...|
|10/18/2006 - Independent reports based on analysis of seafood studies were released Tuesday from both the Institute of Medicine and Harvard, stating that the health benefits of seafood outweigh the risks of exposure to environmental contaminants such as mercury.
The reports agreed that increasing media attention...|
|9/21/2006 - Women can reduce their risk of kidney cancer by frequently consuming certain kinds of fatty fish, according to new research published in Tuesday's issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Swedish researchers examined data on more than 61,000 women who participated in the Swedish...|
|9/21/2006 - I'm telling everyone I know about ForeverWell. They're positioned as a supplement company that helps people with migraines, but what most people don't know is that they have the best fermented protein product on the market. For children, senior citizens, athletes, fitness enthusiasts and anyone who...|
|9/12/2006 - A two-gram fish oil supplement given daily to elderly persons prevented a decline in heart rate variability caused by tiny, dangerous airborne pollutant particles. Heart rate variability, a measure of the autonomic nervous system's regulation of the heart, is an independent risk factor for cardiac arrhythmias,...|
|9/8/2006 - -- Federal scientists say abnormally developed fish that possess both male and female characteristics have been found in the Potomac River and surrounding waters, which experts say are polluted with toxic substances that can interfere with normal hormone function.
Male smallmouth and largemouth bass...|
|8/28/2006 - People suffering from exercise-induced asthma were able to reduce their symptoms below the threshold used to diagnose the disease by eating a diet supplemented with fish oil, according to new research findings from Indiana University reported in the January issue of the journal Chest.
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|8/23/2006 - The heavy use of antibiotics in the rearing of fish could be detrimental to the health of the fish, but also that of animals and humans, a recent report says. This practice encourages bacterial resistance and could lead to the evolution of resistant strains of bacteria in animals and humans as well...|
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