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SPECIAL EDITION: OMEGA-3

Fish oil may help your genes to ward off inflammation

By Tim Cutcliffe

The role of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LC-PUFAs) in inflammatory diseases involves a diverse and complex set of mechanisms, reports a recent study in Nutrition.

'How many people know that omega-3 is just chemical nomenclature?' asks Aker Biomarine chief scientist. ©iStock/DavidCarillet

Dispatches from HiE 2016 in Frankfurt

Is the term omega-3 specific enough?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The term omega-3 doesn’t really mean anything, says chief scientist for supplier Aker Biomarine. 

'overall, oxidation was not severe' ©iStock/Andrea Izzotti

Krill powder stability issues addressed: Study

By Lynda Searby

The long term stability of Rimfrost’s Pristine krill powder at room temperature has been confirmed in two studies, allaying concerns about krill’s viability as a supplement ingredient due to stability issues.

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