Role of fish oils in health and disease

WASHINGTON, DC. Dr. Artemis Simopoulos of the Center for Genetics, Nutrition and Health has just released a major, ground-breaking study concerning fish oils and their role in human health. Dr. Simopoulos’ 25-page... Read more »

Health benefits of fish oils

SANTIAGO, CHILE. Fish oils are excellent sources of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). EPA and DHA in turn are important components of cell membranes and as such play a vital... Read more »

Your brain needs DHA

NEW YORK, NY. Dr. Barbara Levine, Professor of Nutrition in Medicine at Cornell University, sounds the alarm concerning a totally inadequate intake of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) by most Americans. DHA is the... Read more »

Benefits of essential fatty acids

HONOLULU, HAWAII. Dr. Joseph Pepping, a consulting pharmacist at the Kaiser Permanente, provides a comprehensive review of the many benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and their derivatives, including EPA and DHA. Read more »

Fish oils are vital to your health

PORTLAND, OREGON. Research carried out over the past 20 years has clearly shown that omega-3 fatty acids such as DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) are essential elements in human nutrition.... Read more »

Fish oils and the immune system

OXFORD, UNITED KINGDOM. Animal studies have shown that an increase in fat intake can decrease the number of natural killer (NK) cells found in the blood and spleen. NK cells are an... Read more »

Lifespan and fatty acids

Australian researchers have just released the results of a fascinating study which links longevity with the fatty acid composition of cell membranes. They discovered animals that have a preponderance of saturated fatty... Read more »

Fish oils benefit patients with lupus

BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory disease. It can manifest itself via a photosensitive facial rash, fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, and night sweats and can progress to... Read more »

Polyunsaturated fatty acids are safe

OSLO, NORWAY. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) of the n-6 and n-3 configurations cannot be synthesized by humans and must be obtained from the diet. The most common PUFAs are linoleic acid, linolenic... Read more »

Fish oils are safe!

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY. Harold Bays, MD at the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Research Center has addressed the question, “Does therapy with fish oils rich in omega-3 fatty acids increase the risk of bleeding,... Read more »