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Healthy levels of omega-3 fatty acids improve children's attentiveness, cognitive function

11/17/2014 - The average child is bursting with energy, curiosity and the desire to learn. When their brain cells are exposed to mind-suppressive dyes and artificial ingredients, the child's natural state is forced into an erratic and inattentive one, as their physiology tries to cope. In their ADHD state, their...

Omega-3 fatty acids can prevent depression in high-risk patients

11/7/2014 - Even briefly boosting your intake of omega-3 fatty acids might provide months of protection from certain forms of depression, according to a study conducted by a team of international researchers and published in the journal Biological Psychiatry. "The study shows that even a short course (two weeks)...

Study proves omega-3 fatty acids lower risk of type 2 diabetes

1/27/2014 - The results of a 1980s human diabetes study are in. After conducting nearly 20 years of follow-up work, researchers in Finland have discovered new evidence showing how omega-3 fatty acids have the potential to help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. The researchers, from the University of Eastern...

In the 1980s, Dr. Emanuel Revici was the first physician to save terminal cancer patients using naturally derived omega-3 fatty acids and selenium

10/13/2013 - You will most likely never hear an oncologist in America speak of omega-3 fatty acids or selenium as a cure for cancer, and you will never hear any "cancer specialist" who believes in modern chemotherapy and radiation mention the name Dr. Emanuel Revici. Why not? The American Medical Association (AMA)...

Omega-3 fatty acids shown to help prevent skin cancer lines

9/4/2013 - Despite the ridiculous pharmaceutical-sponsored reports that omega-3 fats and fish oils increase the incidence of certain cancers, including those of the breast and prostate, scientifically validated research studies continue to confirm that the long-chain fats, DHA and EPA, are essential in the prevention...

Four research-proven ways omega-3 fatty acids treat depression

9/3/2013 - Omega-3 fatty acids have been the focus of a wide range of studies for various physiological reasons concerning heart health, inflammation and brain health. The brain and nervous system need those fatty acids structurally. But how those omega-3 fatty acids affect the mental and emotional aspects...

Omega-3 fatty acids are superfoods

7/14/2013 - For quite some time it has been common knowledge that omega-3 fatty acids are good for you, but do know how far-reaching their health benefits can be? Recent researchExtensive research has linked omega-3 fatty acids consumption to everything from reduced cardiovascular disease to cancer and inflammatory...

Omega-3 fatty acids banish depression: Research

4/18/2013 - Increasing your intake of omega-3 fatty acids may be one of the safest, easiest ways to battle depression, research suggests. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in fish and canola oil, flax seeds, chia seeds, kiwifruit and purslane. Interest in a relationship between omega-3s and depression began...

Omega-3 fatty acids will help you lose weight

3/14/2013 - Folks now have another tool in their arsenal to help them lose weight, and it's omega-3 fatty acids, according to the results of a new study conducted in Australia. Researchers at the University of South Australia took a group of 75 people who were diagnosed as being either overweight or obese and...

Low circulating omega-3 fatty acids lead to accelerated brain aging and dementia

3/16/2012 - Omega-3 fats including DHA and EPA are preferentially selected by the human body to form the critical cellular membrane boundary separating the cell nucleus and DNA with the surrounding extracellular environment. The precise fatty acid composition of the membrane determines permeability properties for...

Omega-3 fatty acids lower heart disease and dementia risk markers

5/9/2011 - Researchers publishing in the journal Nutrition show that Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and natural foods including nuts and seeds can lower levels of dangerous homocysteine, an amino acid linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and dementia. Reviewing data from eleven trials including...

Omega-3 fatty acids prevent and may reverse gum disease naturally

11/24/2010 - Periodontitis is an extremely common, and often painful, inflammatory disease of the gums. It causes tissue to separate from teeth, resulting in the accumulation of bacteria and potential bone and tooth loss. Mainstream medicine typically treats the chronic disease with strong antibiotics, vigorous...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Shown to Combat Obesity

8/31/2010 - The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA, are becoming more apparent due to voluminous new research that has linked them to the natural treatments of many diseases. These findings are staggering to say the least, as it brings hope for ameliorating numerous health ailments. It even seems to...

Studies Reveal Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Dogs with Osteoarthritis

3/29/2010 - Osteoarthritis is a painful degenerative joint disease that affects many canines, especially geriatric dogs. Studies published in the January 2010 and March 2010 issues of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA), report the possible benefits of feeding foods high in omega-3...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Prevent Heart Disease, Slow Aging and Delay Telomere Shortening

2/22/2010 - Research has now shown that adding Omega-3 fatty acids to the diet can increase the survival rate of those with coronary heart disease. Omega-3s have also been shown to slow down the aging process. The marker used to determine these findings was a part of the DNA strand called telomeres. The research...

Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-aging effect on cells

1/28/2010 - As NaturalNews has previously reported, omega-3s, the fatty acids found primarily in cold water fish like salmon, have a host of health benefits, including alleviating depression (http://www.naturalnews.com/027285_omega-3_depression_fatty_acids.html), preventing age-related blindness (http://www.naturalnews.com/026856_omega-3_macular_degeneration_disease.html)...

Omega-3s beat depression

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...

The Powerful Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Preventing Diseases of Inflammation: The Experts Speak

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...

Omega-3 fatty acids boost bone density in men

4/9/2007 - The presence of omega-3 fatty acids in young men is linked to "peak bone mass" or bone mineral density, according to a study published this month in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study found that 22-year-old men with the highest levels of omega-3 fatty acids had the greatest bone density...

Omega-3 fatty acids found to restructure brain matter tied to positive mood and emotions

4/3/2007 - Intake of omega-3 fatty acids is correlated with a better mood and more positive outlook, and may contribute to improving the structure of the areas of the brain associated with emotions, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society. Jump directly to:...

Omega-3 fatty acids slash colorectal cancer risk in men by 66 percent

3/14/2007 - Omega-3 fatty acids, found in flaxseed, fish and other foods, may reduce the risk of getting colorectal cancer by two-thirds in men, a new study suggests. There is one caveat, though: the effect is seen in men who do not take aspirin. Jump directly to: conventional view | alternative view | bottom...

Omega-3 fatty acids to appear in hundreds of grocery products this year

1/5/2007 - As studies proving the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids continue to crop up, food manufacturers have begun a campaign to include the healthy additive in a variety of everyday grocery products. Among others, Tropicana has announced that they will unveil their omega-3-rich orange juice this month, Kelloggs...

Omega-3 fatty acids help prevent dementia, U.S. study suggests

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...

Omega-3 fatty acids boost cognitive function, learning in elderly patients

11/3/2006 - Daily supplementation with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids may boost mental function in elderly patients with mild cognitive decline, according to a new Japanese study published in the October issue of the journal Neuroscience Research. Researchers from the Japan Foundation for Aging and Health conducted...

Omega-3 fatty acids outperform automated external defibrillators in saving lives from heart attacks

9/1/2006 - New research published in the October issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine indicates that consuming omega-3 fatty acids may be more effective at preventing sudden cardiac deaths than automated external defibrillators or implanted defibrillators. Researchers from the Heart Center at...

Omega-3 fatty acids may help kids with depression (press release)

8/24/2006 - Treatment with omega-3 fatty acids, the type found in fish oils, appears to benefit children suffering from clinical depression, according to pilot study conducted in Israel. The results of some studies in adults with major depressive disorder have suggested that omega-3 fatty acids may be an effective...

Omega-3 fatty acids slow prostate cancer growth

8/2/2006 - An animal study conducted by researchers at the UCLA School of Medicine found that increasing omega-3 fatty acids while reducing omega-6 fatty acids in the diet could slow the progression of prostate cancer. "Our study showed that altering the fatty acid ratio found in the typical Western diet to...

Omega-3-rich flax seeds provide much-needed nutrition for optimal mental health

1/26/2006 - What can transform someone from being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and chronic fatigue syndrome to a state of total mental and physical wellbeing? As James Boschman discovered, omega-3 fatty acids can work those wonders and more. Within three weeks of incorporating flax seed -- the highest known...

Brain health dramatically improved by intake of omega-3 fatty acids and fish oils

1/2/2006 - It's no secret that long-term diet and nutrition choices have an effect on the way we look and feel; but new studies show that nutrition can also affect the way we think. As it turns out, there really is such a thing as “food for thought.” It may seem strange that what we put in our stomachs can have...

Fish oils and omega-3 fatty acids allow patients to ditch Vioxx and other anti-inflammatory drugs

11/14/2004 - Interesting new research has been conducted on the health effects of fish oils and omega-3 fatty acids as alternative replacements for anti-inflammatory prescription drugs such as Vioxx and Bextra. Many people don't realize that anti-inflammatory drugs harm more than 100,000 people in the United States...

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