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Omega-3 helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Omega-3 helps prevent rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disorder. According to Mayo Clinic, rheumatoid arthritis “typically affects the small joints in your hands and feet. Unlike the wear-and-tear damage of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis affects the lining of your joints, causing a painful swelling that can eventually result in bone erosion and […]

by January 4, 2016
Omega-3s may reduce childhood behavioral problems

Omega-3s may reduce childhood behavioral problems

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 cannot make omega-3 fats, we must either supplement or get them through food. Food rich in omega-3 fatty […]

by May 29, 2015
Omega-3s may help prevent skin cancer

Omega-3s may help prevent skin cancer

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, “skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. More than 3.5 million skin cancers in over two million people are diagnosed annually.” This is more than prostate, lung, colon, and breast cancers combined. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell […]

by March 20, 2013
Omega-3s make your heart happy

Omega-3s make your heart happy

In keeping with heart health month, we wanted to bring some promising news to you. Omega-3s are clinically proven to reduce the risk of “sudden cardiac death. Sudden cardiac death (SCD) usually occurs because a person’s heart rhythms go awry, causing the heart to stop pumping. The immediate cause of SCD […]

by February 21, 2013
The relationship of Omega-3 intake and eye health

The relationship of Omega-3 intake and eye health

There is mounting evidence that fish and fish oil consumption are beneficial to eye health. Omega-3 fatty acids from fish are proven essential to human eye health and function. Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI) within the National Institutes of Health say there is consistent evidence that omega-3s protect against damage to the blood […]

by September 18, 2012
The Omega-3 Effect: By Dr. William Sears and Dr. James Sears

The Omega-3 Effect: By Dr. William Sears and Dr. James Sears

We love The Sears family as it is one of the most trusted names in pediatrics today. With over two million books sold, the Sears Parenting Library has established itself as a premier pediatric resource for families in the US. The family is making the news again. After creating the Sears Wellness Institute, Dr William Sears and Dr. James […]

by August 31, 2012
Dr. Ralph Homan

The passing of Omega-3 Pioneer: Dr. Ralph Homan

Dr Ralph Homan upon his passing last week was remembered as a talented, dedicated, humble scientist and mentor. Dr. Holman was a deeply spiritual person who, inspired by the alpha and omega of the Bible, awarded essential fatty acids their “omega” titles. As author Susan Allport explained in her profile […]

by August 23, 2012
The many health benefits of eating summer squash

The many health benefits of eating summer squash

Summer squash is in season during the summer, just like the name suggests. There are three varieties of summer squash available during this period: zucchini, yellow squash, and patty pan squash. We have already seen the benefits of winter squash, yet the health benefits of eating summer squash while almost […]

by July 21, 2021