The ability to test for blood levels of omega-3s has revolutionized omega-3s research, as has the appreciation that higher dosages are necessary to achieve statistical significance in shorter term studies, an expert says. An event on Sept. 24 will look...
Elysium Health has launched a new brain health supplement based on research done at the University of Oxford. The supplement, called Matter, pairs a high dose suite of B vitamins with specially formulated omega-3s from fish oil.
People at a heightened risk of developing Alzheimer's may require a higher dose of Omega-3 than originally realised as the levels in the blood and the brain vary significantly, according to a new pilot study from the Keck School of Medicine of USC,...
A novel finding connecting omega-3 levels to protection from cellular damage in the brain caused by fine particulates that might be inhaled adds a new wrinkle in the story of the benefits of these fatty acids, says one of the paper's authors.
As has been reported for other dietary supplement categories, “March was an incredible month” for the omega-3 category, but reports are that those levels have not been maintained through April, said Ellen Schutt, executive director of GOED.
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Habitual fish oil supplementation may be linked to a lower risk of all-cause and cardiovascular (CVD) disease-related deaths, say researchers, who also point to a lower risk of CVD incidences as a result.
The new research about krill’s choline bolsters the latest iteration of this story, said Nils Hoem, PhD, Aker’s chief scientist. Choline is a natural constituent of krill oil as part of its phospholipid makeup as a part of the molecule phosphatidylcholine.
A meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials has found that supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids for 24 weeks could significantly reduce urine protein excretion (proteinuria) in people with type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Wiley’s Finest has ventured beyond the realm of fish-based omega-3s with new products that feature algal and oil seed ingredients and a heart health product based on pine tree sterols that were developed by a Chilean firm.
The global omega-3 industry will come together at the biannual GOED Exchange next month. As the 'go-to' event for the category moves to Barcelona for the 2020 edition, NutraIngredients caught up with GOED to find out more.
A new lab partnership will help drive omega-3s research in the Asia Pacific region, according to OmegaQuant, a firm that has developed a simple blood test to measure levels of these important nutrients.
Norwegian krill processor Rimfrost is to award a €100m (NOK 1bn) contract to Westcon to build a new krill fishing vessel that enables the production of food supplements at sea immediately after catching.
An expert panel has recommended an expanded treatment envelope for the EPA drug Vascepa. An expert says the move won’t affect the supplement market directly but does add to recent official recognition of the health benefits of omega-3s.
Eating mussels three times per week may help bring about significant health benefits such as reducing the risk of cardiac arrest thanks to their omega-3 fatty acid properties, according to researchers from the University of Stirling.