Browsing Tag: Omega 3

Fish Oil Prevents Asthma

A surprising benefit of fish oil… next

Fish Oil Use During Pregnancy Linked To Lower Asthma Risk In Kids

Denise Grady writing for the New York Times reported that research indicated “women who took fish oil during the last three months of pregnancy significantly” reduced the likelihood “that their children would develop asthma.” The findings were published in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Comment: dietary fish oil has multiple benefits and this is another one.

Omega 3’s Helpful

Omega 3’s…how helpful are they… more than you think

Omega-3 Fatty Acids From Fish Oil May Help Heart Attack Patients Recover

Amy Kraft reporting for CBS News pointed to new research indicating that “omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil may help heart attack patients recover by improving heart function and reducing scarring in the heart muscle.” The research “involved 360 patients who received either 4 grams of omega-3 fatty acids or a placebo daily for six months after their heart attack.” Investigators “used MRI scans to evaluate their hearts before and after.”

Comment: I already take them and will continue to do so.

A High Fish Diet Increases Bone Strength?

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A High Fish Diet May Increase Bone Strength?

Kerry Grens writing in Reuters reports that, according to a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, seniors who eat large amounts of fish may preserve their bone density better than seniors who eat less fish. For the study, researchers looked at surveys compiled in the 1980s and 1990s of the eating habits of over 600 seniors in Massachusetts.

They found that both men and women who ate three or more weekly servings of tuna, or dark fish such as salmon – which have high levels of omega 3 fats and omega 6 fatty acids — had lower bone density losses four years later compared to those who reported eating fish rarely. While men who consumed dark fish or tuna at least three times per week had less bone loss than other males.

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