Dietary Measures for the Healing of Injury-induced Inflammation

Injuries induce the initiation of inflammation to control the damage. However, the resolution of the injury-induced inflammation leading to healing is not well characterized. This new article, published in Molecular Chemistry, by Dr Barry Sears and researchers at the Inflammation Research Foundation suggests that the resolution process is under significantRead …

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Cancer and Nutrition Study Series Reveals Diet and Nutrients for Prostate Heath

In North America alone, it is estimated that 224,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020, according the US and Canadian Cancer Societies estimates. Among other risk factors, more and more studies point to diet as a major factor in the development of prostate cancer, as it isRead …

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Researchers Discover the Molecular and Cellular Response for Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A new finding by Stanford researchers represents a missing link between two worlds — that of dietary science, and that of molecular and cellular biology. For clinicians, this research explains why omega-3 fatty acids are critical for maintaining healthy fat balance and why saturated fat intake should be limited. ARead …

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Alex Vasquez, DO, ND: JAMA Errors in “Effect of Vitamin D & Omega-3 Supplementation on Kidney Function in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes”

Alex Vasquez

On November 8 of 2019, JAMA—Journal of the American Medical Association published “Effect of Vitamin D and Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation on Kidney Function in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes” (doi:10.1001/jama.2019.17380). In this study review, by Dr. Alex Vasquez, he outlines the poor design of the study and the “misrepresentationRead …

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International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research Practice Releases Omega-3 Fatty Acids Clinical Guidelines for Major Depressive Disorder

Omega-3 fatty acids clinical guidelines

The subcommittee of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research recently released a literature review and a Delphi process of Omega-3 fatty acids clinical guidelines for major depressive disorder (MDD). The guidelines were published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics Journal. The ISNPR developed the guidelines because though pharmacological treatments with theRead …

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Triglyceride Support

Around one in six Americans have triglycerides over 200 mg/dL, and this is becoming increasingly common all over the world because of the rising rates of obesity and diabetes. Mounting evidence suggests that physicians should turn to omega-3 fatty acids for triglyceride support. The American Heart Association recently issued anRead …

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Regular Fish Consumption Associated with Reduced Risk of Colon Cancer

A 2019 study published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology reported the results of a study on the association of fish and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) and colorectal cancer (CRC). CRC, also known as bowel cancer, includes both the colon and rectum. Research was led byRead …

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FDA Approves Qualified Health Claim for Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids just received a stamp of approval from FDA for their ability to reduce the risk of hypertension and heart disease. The agency approved a qualified-health claim for Omega 3 fatty acids recently, which means they will not object to the use of certain claims on dietary supplementsRead …

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Biotics Research Corporation, Newest GOED Member

Recently, Biotics Research became the first professional supplement brand in the United States to join the ranks of GOED membership. Formed in 2007, GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s, is comprised of a number of entities in the omega-3s industry, from fish oil producers to those manufacturingRead …

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