Fish oil supplements increase requirements for Vitamin E

LONDON, ENGLAND. A recent experiment carried out at King’s College in London showed that daily intake of a fish oil supplement reduces the plasma concentration of vitamin E to below normal range.... Read more »

Fish oil and vitamin E go together

BELTSVILLE, MARYLAND. Fish oils are beneficial in the prevention of cancer and cardiovascular disease. They do, however, oxidize very easily and therefore add to the oxidant stress on the body. An experiment... Read more »

Fish oils do not promote harmful peroxidation

What is in Fish Oils? CORVALLIS, OREGON. There is ample evidence that fish consumption and fish oil supplementation help protect against heart disease. However, the main components of fish oils, eicosapentaenoic acid... Read more »

Low fat diet increases EPA and DHA levels

Benefits of Omega-3s and a Low Fat Diet MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS. Blood levels of fatty acids are believed to reflect the dietary intake of fatty acids. Researchers at the University of Minnesota now... Read more »

Fish oil supplementation alleviates Raynaud’s disease

What is Raynaud’s Disease? ALBANY, NEW YORK. Raynaud’s phenomenon is characterized by periods of disrupted blood flow to the fingers caused by exposure to cold or stress. The condition is relieved by... Read more »

Atopic diseases linked to fatty acid ratio

Fish Oil Contains Essential Fatty Acids TURKU, FINLAND. An atopic disease is a form of allergy where the hypersensitivity reaction occurs at a location different from the initial contact point between the... Read more »

Fish oils (EPA) speed up healing of ligament injuries

Fish Oils are Rich in EPA, Which May Accelerate Ligament Healing WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA. Ligaments are tough bands of fibrous connective tissue (mainly collagen) that link two bones together at a joint.... Read more »

Fish oils for neck and back pain

EPA and DHA Are Found in Fish Oil PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA. The highly publicized cardiovascular side effects found with the specific COX-2 inhibitors such as Vioxx and now the indication that such problems... Read more »

Fish protects against elevated C-reactive protein

Fish Oils, Fish Contain EPA and DHA SENDAI, JAPAN. An elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) level is a strong risk factor for cardiovascular disease, thought to indicate low-grade inflammation and contribute to plaque... Read more »

Fish oils reduce exercise-induced muscle damage

Fish Oil vs Soybean/Corn Oil URMIA, IRAN. It is well established that some forms of exercise result in acute inflammation and muscle damage. Eccentric exercises (exercises whereby the muscle under load is... Read more »