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Omega-3 backed for Alzheimer’s disease potential

Omega-3 backed for Alzheimer’s disease potential

By Nathan Gray

Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids could help to prevent and even reverse the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by stimulating newly identified ‘resolution pathways’, according to research outlining an ‘entirely new’ approach to the condition.

Caviar emptor: Herring omega-3 gains UK debut

Caviar emptor: Herring omega-3 gains UK debut

By Shane Starling

Major natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market is launching a herring caviar-based, phospholipid-imbued omega-3 supplement at its UK stores from March 1.

First krill powder study shows potential for metabolic syndrome

First krill powder study shows potential for metabolic syndrome

By Stephen DANIELLS

Daily supplements of krill powder may reduce the overactive endocannabinoid system in obese subjects, and offer potential for ameliorating metabolic syndrome, says a small study using Aker BioMarine’s new Superba Krill powder.

Omega-3 brain health claim rejected in EU

Omega-3 brain health claim rejected in EU

By Shane STARLING

The EU’s science agency has rejected a health claim submission linking omega-3 form EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and reduced risk of ADHD in kids.

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