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Brief Facts about Omega 3

  • Omega-3s, also known as PUFAs (poly unsaturated fatty acids) are essential to human health but cannot be manufactured by the body.
  • Omega-3s are known to play a crucial role in brain function as well as growth and development.
  • Omega-3 deficiency is the sixth biggest killer of Americans, according to a new study. - U.S. News & World Report September 18, 2009
  • Omega-3 deficiency is likely the sixth biggest killer of Americans. - NutraIngredients June 26, 2009
  • The benefits of omega-3 fats truly run the gamut, from mental and behavioral health at any age, to preventing premature death from any number of diseases. -Dr. Joseph Mercola
  • Scientific research has concluded that the general public needs to reduce Omega-6s and increase Omega-3s to improve their health.
  • Omega 3s are the basis of every cell membrane in the body. - Dr Scott Graham, Dept Head Orthopedic Surgery, Saddleback Regional Hospital
  • Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids modify the lipid (fat) content in the blood and keep levels of undesirable cholesterol and triglycerides down.
  • The body uses omega 3s for the stabilization and building blocks of all of our cellular functions. - Dr. Don Mills, Director of Pain Management, CHOC/Mission Hospital/Newport Surgery Center, CA
  • Omega 3s are a very strong natural anti-inflammatory and inflammation is at the root of almost every process that causes illness besides things that are infectous. - Matthew D Wheaton, D.V.M., Vetarinary Advisory Board Member
  • Omega 3s are essential fatty acids, you have to consume as a part of your regular diet in order for your body to function normally.
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Omega 3s are such an essential part of good health, articles and research papers are being published every day. Omega 3s are essential fatty acids that are not produced by the body. They must be eaten and that's why they are called essential fatty acids.

At the moment there are 18 known omega 3 fatty acids and some suggest that there may be as many as 50. We'll keep you posted right here as to the latest developments and news about omega 3s.

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Omega-3 research could save hundreds of military lives & billions of dollars 
US Army medical research in Iraq could help to stop hundreds of service personnel committing suicide and save billions of dollars if it proves the theory …

Depression Raises Dementia Risk 
Two long-term studies, whose results were recently published in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology, show that older people who …

Major Depression Helped by Omega-3s 
François Lespérance, MD, of the Department of Psychiatry of the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, discovered in a randomized controlled trial …

Omega-3 May Greatly Reduce Psychosis in High Risk Individuals 
Researchers are excited with the results of a new clinical trial that showed that omega-3 fatty acids seem to significantly reduce the probability of psychotic …

Omega-3 May Combat Mouth Bacteria, Boost Oral Health 
The dental health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids may include anti-bacterial effects, extending the benefits beyond inflammation, says a new study from …

Omega-3 deficiency causes 96,000 US deaths per year, say researchers 
Omega-3 deficiency is the sixth biggest killer of Americans and more deadly than excess trans fat intake, according to a new study. The Harvard University …

Science: Is omega-3 omnipotent? 
From heart health to better brain function, from reducing the risk of cancers to improving people’s moods, is there nothing omega-3 can’t do? In the first …

Omega-3 fish oils linked to better semen quality 
Infertile men have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids in their sperm than fertile men, suggests new research that opens up the possibility for supplements …

Omega-3 DHA may boost male fertility: For mice at least 
Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may reverse abnormalities in sperm associated with infertility, suggests a new study with …

Gene Smart health test rates omega-3 fatty acid levels 
The acids, naturally found in fish, have been shown to help promote healthy heart rhythms, lower blood pressure and prevent blood clots. Heart health …

Probing Health Benefits From Eating Omega 3s  
Many a carton of milk or yogurt now brags of its fortification with omega 3s, a trend that has made the dietary additive seem like just the latest marketing …

Omega 3s - The Whole Story 
To really understand what makes omega-3s so special, it's important to look at the larger picture. There are two main types of essential fatty acids (EFAs)- …

Too little fish oil hurts your heart 
Doctors have identified a new risk factor for heart disease, according to an article in the July issue of Preventive Medicine. The Omega-3 Index measures …

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