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Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Men with one-fifth DHA levels were 41% less likely to have heart attack
The one-fifth of men with the highest docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) levels were 41% less likely to have a heart attack compared to the one-fifth of men with the lowest levels according to a study which looked at 684 men from eight (8) European countries and Israel who had a heart attack and compared them to 724 men selected to be representative of the same populations.
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish.Read the entire article | Email this article
Tuesday, November 01, 2016
People consuming them most omega-3 fatty acids vs least were 15% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
Men and women in the top one-fifth for consuming the most omega-3 fatty acids were 15% less likely to die over the next 26-32 years compared to the one-fifth of men and women consuming the least according to a study from researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.Read the entire article | Email this article
Men and women consuming them most marine omega-3 fatty acids 4% less likely to die over 26-32 yrs
Men and women in the top one-fifth for consuming the most marine omega-3 fatty acids (meaning from fish) were 4% less likely to die over the next 26-32 years compared to the one-fifth of men and women consuming the least according to a study from researchers at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.Read the entire article | Email this article
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Fish eaters weigh 7 lbs less than meat eaters according to British study
Fish oil reduces accumulation of body fat
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Fish oil plus walking causes 3.5 lbs fat loss in 3 months vs 0.4 lbs with sunflower oil
OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
Omega-3 fatty acids help to protect against obesity and reduce body fat
Fish eaters weigh about 7 lbs less than meat eaters
Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Diet including 6 fish oil capsules per day reduces hunger 2 hours after a meal
"However, the use of (omega-3 fish oil capsules) could be useful to increase compliance in weight loss programs including energy restriction," the authors of the study concluded.
"[T]hey could improve the patients’ compliance to changes in dietary habits required for weight loss and weight loss maintenance." Read the entire article | Email this article
Friday, May 21, 2004
Facts about dietary fat
Recognizing metabolically obese normal-weight
Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Fish oil for weight loss?
Saturday, November 15, 2003
Facts about dietary fat
Fish cuts heart attack risk
Fish oil critical for dieters?
"The Omega-3?s like LNA [alpha-linolenic acid] and eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acid -- known as EPA and DHA, respectively -- are critical to anyone concerned with dieting. They increase fatty acid oxidation (burning of fat) and basal metabolic rates and lower cholesterol. Omega-3 fatty acids also provide an anabolic effect by increasing the binding of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) to skeletal muscle and improving insulin sensitivity, even on diets high in fat, which have a tendency to decrease insulin sensitivity. As well, fish oils may also have important implications for women prone to osteoporosis, since they appear to decrease calcium excretion."
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Wednesday, September 10, 2003
The importance of omega-3 fatty acids: An interview with Dr. Artemis Simopoulos
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