Omega-3s & Nutritional oils

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US Military supplement use ‘increasing over time’: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Overall use of dietary supplements continues to increase over time in all branches of the US military, says a new survey that shows that 74% of service members reported using at least one supplement at least once a week.

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Study: Low levels of omega-3 associated with higher risk of psychosis

By Danielle Masterson

Because depression appears less common in nations where people eat large amounts of fish, scientists have looked into whether fish oils may play a role in mood disorders over the years. Two omega-3 fatty acids —eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic...

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Experts offer clarity on labeling calories for non-macronutrients

By Stephen Daniells

Despite some confusion in the marketplace and an unresolved citizen’s petition on the issue, dietary supplement brands should label all nutrition information, particularly calories on sports nutrition products, industry experts tell NutraIngredients-USA.

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OmegaQuant Expands Omega-3 Testing to Pets

By Emily Jarecki

OmegaQuant has launched a new Omega-3 Index Test for pets that dog and cat owners can bring into the veterinarian and have their pet’s omega-3 level tested.

NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD

NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD

By Danielle Masterson

William Harris, PhD, has been researching fatty acids for over 40 years. To date, he has published more than 300 papers on these nutrients. And recently, he has been ranked in the top 2% of scientists worldwide.

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DHA may offset impact of maternal stress on male embryos: Study

By Danielle Masterson

Growing research suggests that gender plays a key role in disease risk. While depression and anxiety affect females more often, neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorders, early onset schizophrenia, and attention deficit hyperactivity,...

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