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Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Something Fishy About Omega-3's: Prostate Cancer, Fish Oil and Panaceas

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 11.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Surely many variables determined the Inuit's remarkable health, including lots of physical activity, clean air and water, a close community of supportive social connections, a relatively homogenous population with similar genetics, and yes, their diet, too.

5 Super Foods You Should Eat Every Day

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty

While the old adage "you are what you eat" is only partially true -- you are also what your genetics predisposes you to be -- what we put into our bod...

Recent Study Implicates Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Prostate Cancer: Is This Reliable Information?

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

This study does not tell us if these are valid concerns or not, and we can't make any meaningful conclusions from this new study. This study does NOT indicate that omega-3 supplementation or eating fish are a contributory factor in the prostate cancer equation for numerous reasons.

A Diet Rich In This Could Help Stave Off Memory Loss

Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty

A Mediterranean-style diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids -- but that avoids saturated fat, meat and dairy -- may help preserve memory and thinking abili...

Eat Fish and Keep Your Mood Afloat

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

There's a very good reason to eat fish two times this week, and it's not just because it's a healthy, lean protein that's lower in calories and saturated fats than other meats.

Eating This Could Add More Than Two Years To Your Life

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 04.02.2013 | Fifty

Eating fish could slash an older person's risk of dying prematurely by more than a quarter, and their risk of dying from heart disease by more than a ...

Three Foods To Incorporate Into Any Diet, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

There are three foods that health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer thinks everyone should add to their diet: salmon, lentils and nuts. When she visited ...

The Best Source Of Omega 3 Fatty Acids, From Ellie Krieger (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When nutritionist and host of The Cooking Channel's "Healthy Appetite" Ellie Krieger met with me on Mondays With Marlo, she explained that Omega 3 fat...

Does Stanford's Study on Organic Food Have You Seeing Red? Does It Mean You Could Save Some Green in Your Eating?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Except for the added cost, there isn't much of a downside to buying organic. But if you can't afford the added cost of organics, fill up your recyclable shopping bag with the freshest produce you can find and you'll be serving yourself and your family well.

This Nutritional Supplement Could Slow The Aging Process

Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty

We already knew omega-3s -- those essential fatty acids necessary to maintain normal body function found in salmon and tuna-- were good for you. But a...

Cooking With Smoked Salmon: Not Just Bagel With Lox

Olga Berman | Posted 10.20.2012 | Taste
Olga Berman

Most of you are familiar with bagels smeared with cream cheese and topped with smoked salmon, but there are so many other ways to use this good-for-you and rich in omega-3 fatty acids fish.

Where To Get Your Omega 3s, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

What is the best place to get Omega-3 fatty acids? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave me a number of options to incorporate Omega-3s into your...

7 (Drug-Free) Ways To Overcome Divorce Anxiety

Mark Banschick, MD | Posted 07.22.2012 | Divorce
Mark Banschick, MD

It probably does not come as a surprise to you that anxiety and stress disorders are common among recent divorcés. Some choose to deal with this stress by taking anti-anxiety medications.

Concussion Advice Your Kid's Doctor Won't Tell You

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 06.02.2012 | Parents
Missy Chase Lapine

I always draw a sharp breath when I see the school's number pop up on my caller ID in the middle of the day.

Catherine Pearson

Skimping On Omega-3s? Memory Problems May Follow | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Skimping on omega-3 fatty acids -- nutrients found in certain oils, beans and seafood -- may take a toll on brain volume and memory, according to a ne...

8 Vegetarian Ways To Sneak More Omega-3's Into Your Diet

Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown for Everywhere you look these days, health experts are touting the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a type o...

Is This Heart-Healthy Fat Part Of Your Diet?

Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty

Staying fit, avoiding cigarettes and eating a healthy diet are all vital for heart health. But according to "The Doctors," another important step towa...

How Sleep Can Protect Your Brain

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

I love the way I feel after a good night's sleep. My body is rested; my mind feels clear and alert; and I am happy to just linger in bed and relax.

The Truth About Fish Oil Pills During Pregnancy

Jena Pincott | Posted 01.21.2012 | Parents
Jena Pincott

Kids whose moms ate fish more than twice weekly during pregnancy were significantly less likely to have low scores on cognitive tests.

What Are So-Called ‘Functional Foods’?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

You may have heard about "functional foods." Nutritionists and marketers use this term to describe foods that go beyond the basics of supplying nutrients to the body and appear to help ward off and combat certain chronic illnesses.

Foods for Ageless Beauty

Renée Loux | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Renée Loux

Here is a look at foods that fortify and foster healthy cells to renew, repair and rejuvenate skin for lasting beauty.

Dietary Supplements For Summertime Efficiency

Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Memorial Day weekend means that summer weather is upon us. Unlike the winter months where our bodies seem to crave hibernation, the summertime is all ...

Can A Blood Test Really Tell How Long You'll Live?

Thea Singer | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Thea Singer

While telomere scientists are divided as to the value of the test for individuals, no serious researchers are saying the telomere test will be some kind of crystal ball.

The Debate Over Men And Omega-3

Craig Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Cooper

Debate over the health benefits and risks of flaxseed and omega-3 fatty acids, in particular alpha-linolenic acid (ALA- a form of omega-3 fatty acids), is ongoing and often contentious.

What Is 'Algal DHA' and What Is Its Role in Food?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

Algae are an exceptionally rich source of the essential fatty acid, DHA.