Whether fish-derived or vegetarian, omega-3 has become a household term. Supplement sales continue to grow, and more and more foods are being fortified with the healthy fatty acids. But getting omega-3 foods into the mainstream remains a challenge.
Scientists in the employ of an Australian government scientific research body have developed plant prototypes genetically modified to boost their omega-3 content beyond alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
The best way to survive a shark attack is to fight back, so say survivors. Events this week suggest the sharks may be beginning to circle the good ship omega-3,...
Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids may improve lung function of athletes during and after exercise, suggests a new study from Germany and Iran with wrestlers.
Increased intakes of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenonic acid) may improve mental function in middle age people, suggests a new study from the US.
Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may alter the function of the brain associated with working memory, according to results of a new study with healthy boys.
Supplements of omega-3s, vitamins and minerals for prisoners may reduce the number of violent and aggressive episodes in prisoners, according to a new study from The Netherlands.
New European Union omega-3 labelling rules will help consumers understand the role the fatty acids can play in the diet and boost product launches, according to the global omega-3 trade...
Norwegian start-up Pharma Marine Group has launched a branded version of the squid-sourced omega-3 form it is marketing on its green credentials.
Omega-3 pioneers from across the globe will meet in London in May to celebrate 40 years of research on the fatty acids, and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in particular.
Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may improve outcomes for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, says a new study from France.
Adding the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to infant formula may improve the visual acuity of the infants, says a new clinical trial from the US.
“An army marches on its stomach.” This advice, from French military adventurer Napoleon, seems to have impressed the US military which is considering fortifying troops’ rations with omega-3 fatty acids....
The dental health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids may include anti-bacterial effects, extending the benefits beyond inflammation, says a new study from the University of Kentucky.
Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids may improve the kidney health of diabetics, say results of a double-blind placebo-controlled trial from Hong Kong.
Supplements of omega-3-rich fish oil may reduce the likelihood of developing psychotic disorders in high-risk people, say results of a new clinical trial.
The omega-3 compound ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA) may improve memory and learning, and reduce the risk of Alzheimer´s disease, says a new study.
Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may decrease the risk of dental diseases, suggests a new study from Japan.
High blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids may slow cellular ageing in people with coronary heart disease, suggests a new study.
A health claim, under Article 13.5, for a French fish oil-based dietary supplement Catalgine that it can help to reduce the frequency of hot flushes in middle aged women has...
Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the nutrition industry’s big fish, and an emerging presence in the market is omega-3 sourced from krill oil. Stephen Daniells casts his net for...
Increased intakes of omega-3 fatty acids from marine sources may benefit people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), says a new review of the literature.
DHA-related brain and eye health claims for infants have been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), after it issued advice this month at the request of the European...
A local district court has ruled that Norwegian krill supplier, Aker Biomarine, misrepresented its European Union novel foods status at the Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) trade show in Frankfurt in...
Moderate consumption of oily fish may reduce the risk of developing dysfunction in the heart muscle by 50 per cent, says a new study.
Opposition to a patent held by global krill leader, Neptune Technologies and Bioressources, has been upheld by the European Patent Office (EPO).