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Cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation

Cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation, according to the latest research from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Medical marijuana is increasing in popularity as a treatment for many conditions, including eating disorders, cancers, and pain. It is becoming legal in more and more states. With marijuana being more widely accepted in the […]

by July 29, 2017
Omega-3 fatty acids lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Omega-3 fatty acids lower risk of type 2 diabetes

We have seen how omega-3s have antioxidant effects, boost memory, and even contribute to eye health. There is now mounting evidence that Omega-3’s have the potential to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. The results of a study from the 1980s have finally come in. After almost 20 years […]

by February 12, 2014
Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Can omega-3 fatty acids boost memory?

Do you eat fish and take fish oil supplements? There is mounting evidence that diets high in omega-3 fatty acids from fish may protect people from cognitive deficit and dementia. Only recently has the strength of this potential protective power been tested in controlled clinical trials. In observational studies researchers compare people’s […]

by January 8, 2013
Fight breast cancer with curcumin and omega-3s

Fight breast cancer with curcumin and omega-3s

Can curcumin help fight breast cancer? Curcumin is the trio of “curcuminoids” pigments in turmeric root and is responsible for its yellow color along with the rest of the curcuminoids. Curcumin has very strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Preliminary studies and experiments on curcumin suggest that it strengthens the immune system and […]

by July 30, 2018
Can omega-3s help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

Can omega-3s help prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

Can omega-3s helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers from the University of Texas aimed to find out through the use of imaging. In the new study, the researchers found that blood flow increases in specific areas of the brain when patients have high omega-3 levels. “This study is a major advance […]

by May 21, 2017
Omega-3s may help lower blood pressure

Omega-3s may help lower blood pressure

Omega-3s may help lower blood pressure, according to the latest research from the American Heart Association. Healthy young people may be able to help prevent high blood pressure (hypertension) by eating diets high in omega-3 fatty acids, according to the research presented at American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016. In […]

by November 16, 2016
Omega-3s help prevent heart disease

Omega-3s help prevent heart disease

Omega-3s help prevent heart disease Omega-3s help prevent heart disease, according to new research from JAMA Internal Medicine. Levels of plant based and seafood based omega-3 fatty acids in the blood lower the risk of dying from heart attack, as reported in the study led by Liana C. Del Gobbo, […]

by June 28, 2016
Omega-3s may beat antidepressant drugs

Omega-3s may beat antidepressant drugs

Omega-3s may beat antidepressant drugs, according to a new analysis of previous data from researchers in the Netherlands. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are essential nutrients for our health. We need omega-3 fatty acids for controlling blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain. Our body […]

by April 24, 2016