Europe's first pasteurized milk enriched with omega-3 fatty acids
has launched in Ireland, thanks to new technology that allows a
fish oil emulsion to be added to milk just before it goes into
cartons, writes Dominique Patton.
Levels of chemicals commonly used in flame retardants have
increased significantly in cod liver oil supplements during the
past four years, European researchers will report next month, in
the latest study to reveal a safety risk for...
Boosting levels of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the blood and
eating about three fish meals each week can almost halve the risk
of Alzheimer's disease in elderly men and women, reported
researchers in the US last week, confirming...
Eating oily fish like salmon, tuna or bluefish at least twice a
week can prevent sudden cardiac death, write experts in a journal
published today. They also explain in detail how fish fatty acids
act on dangerous heart rhythms.
The Sikh population could significantly reduce their risk of heart
disease by increasing their consumption of oily fish and as such
their levels of beneficial fish oil fatty acids, suggests new
research from the FSA.
A new receptor for fatty acids has been discovered by a team of
scientists at Lund University in Sweden. Their work shows that fat
acts as a signal to cells in important organs, such as the liver
and heart. The research offers new...
Researchers evaluating the link between diet and risk for dementia
have failed to confirm the role of saturated fat in higher risk of
the mental illness. But they stress that further studies may be
needed to reach any conclusions.
Mothers who supplement their diet with fatty acids rich in
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) during pregnancy and lactation may
increase the IQ of their children, say researchers in this month's
Taking a combination of different fatty acids in supplements may
improve cholesterol levels in healthy women, and lower their risk
of heart attack, report Canadian researchers in the recent issue of
the American Journal of Clinical...
A researcher from the Institute for Nutrition Research at the
University of Oslo in Norway claims that fatty fish could have the
power to destroy cancer cells. The fatty acids from fish oils and
fatty fish can destroy the power station...
Children with symptoms of dyslexia and attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may behave better and find it easier
to think when their diets are supplemented with fatty acid,
according to new research from the UK.
The Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories has announced
plans to launch an infant formula supplemented with two fatty acids
that function as nutritional building blocks in brain and eye
According to researchers, the US government-recommended diets for
preventing heart disease do not contain enough essential fats, the
kind of fatty acids found in vegetables, lean meats, fish, and