Fish oil pills for mum may boost offspring's co-ordination
The infants of mothers who received fish oil supplements during
pregnancy had improved hand-eye coordination, says a new study.
Purity provides a hook for fish oil sellers
New European standards and public awareness about contaminants in
fish oil are opening up a new marketing angle for omega-3, with
both finished product and fish oil companies touting their
Fish oil prices squeeze omega-3 manufacturers
Omega-3 fish oil manufacturers have been feeling the crunch as
their crude oil suppliers have upped prices by about 15 percent in
the past year, which could in turn spike prices for formulators as
ONC takes Meg-3 to Mexico
Ocean Nutrition Canada has announced the creation of an exclusive
distribution partnership in Mexico through FX Morales y Asociados,
allowing the fish oil supplier to enter the Mexican market.
More support for omega-3 calming ADHD kids
Supplements of omega-3 and omega-6 improved the attention span and
hyperactivity scores of young Australians, and was rated better
than the common medication Ritalin.
More fish oil, fewer calories to reduce inflammation
A low-calorie diet, rich in fish oil could reduce the markers of
inflammation by as much as 90 per cent, according to the results of
an animal study.
Dioxins prompt second UK fish oil withdrawal
Boots has become the second UK company to withdraw fish oil
supplements from the market due to excessive dioxin levels in less
than a month, but companies and the authorities reassure consumers
that the products pose no threat to...
Swiss company derives DHA and EPA from algae
A new Swiss company is claiming to have found a way to derive
omega-3 containing both EPA and DHA from algae, which could place
suppliers whose product is derived from fish oil under price
Epax lowers dioxin, dioxin-like limits in omega-3
Norwegian omega-3 supplier Epax has introduced new maximum limits
for environmental pollutant levels in its oils, which it expects
will boost consumer confidence in products.
ONC licenses Meg-3 brand in Australia
Ocean Nutrition Canada has signed a trademark licensing agreement
with Australia's YourHealth Group for the use of its Meg-3 omega-3
brand on complementary medicines.
EPAX announces de-merger after 'banner' year of growth
Norwegian omega-3 producer Epax has announced it has de-mergered
from its parent company Pronova Biocare, after experiencing 25 per
cent growth for 2005.
More support for benefits of fish oil for asthmatics
A new report claims omega-3 fatty acid supplements can protect
against exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) in asthma
sufferers, adding to previous studies linking fish oil to lung
Omega oils could improve child's behaviour, learning
Supplements of omega-3 and omega-6 oils can improve the behaviour
of rowdykids and help language skills, researchers from England
Oxidised fish oils on market may harm consumer, warns researcher
Better methods for stabilizing fish oils are needed to protect
consumers from the toxic products produced when they go off, says a
team of New Zealand researchers.
Healthy eating, exercise key to keeping brain fit, say scientists
Regular exercise and a diet rich in antioxidants and omega-3s may
help the elderly stave off memory loss, said Irish scientists