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Omega-3

Carotenoids and omega-3s are crucial for healthy eyes, one of the most metabolically active tissues in the body

Foods rich in carotenoids aren’t the only things that can boost eye health, according to Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni, a federally funded researcher who specializes in the topic.

Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on the prevention, etiology, treatment of depression

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Medicine suggests that long-chain omega-3 (LCn-3) fatty acids influence the development and symptoms of major depressive disorder (MDD).

Is Coconut Oil Healthy? (The American Heart Association Doesn’t Think So)

Is coconut oil healthy - Dr. Axe

Is coconut oil healthy? You may feel more confused than ever on the subject, thanks to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) June 2017 report on saturated fats.

Vegetable oil consumption now linked to trans-fats and pesticides found within human tissues

By Jockers: (NaturalNews) Vegetable oil is a product consumed worldwide. Production sky rocketed with advances made in agricultural farming from the industrial revolution. The most common vegetable oils include soybean oil, cottonseed oil, canola (rapeseed) oil, corn oil and safflower oil. Studies reveal that vegetable oil consumption is now linked to trans-fatty acids and pesticides being found within human tissues.

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce toxic effects of chemotherapy - MSM reports this as a bad thing!

By Gutierrez: (NaturalNews) According to many media reports, a recent study in JAMA Oncology found that omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the effectiveness of cancer treatment.

"Cancer patients who eat herring and mackerel or take omega-3 supplements may end up resistant to chemotherapy, a study has warned," writes the Daily Mail.

The same stories have reported the researchers' recommendation that people undergoing chemotherapy refrain from eating oily fish or taking fish oil or omega-3 supplements on the day of their treatment.

Ask the Expert: Omega-3 Fatty Acid


Omega-3 fatty acids (also known as n-3 fatty acids) are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential nutrients for health. We need omega-3 fatty acids for numerous normal body functions, such as controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain, and since our bodies cannot make omega-3 fats, we must get them through food. Omega-3 fatty acids are also associated with many health benefits, including protection against heart disease and possibly stroke. New studies are identifying potential benefits for a wide range of conditions including cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and other autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.