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Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Deficiencies & Potential Mechanisms in ADHD

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Deficiency in omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) has recently been investigated as a potential pathogenetic mechanism in ADHD ((Stevens et al, 1995). Although current pharmacotherapies, such as methylphenidate and atomoxetine, are able to improve ADHD symptoms, there is still about 20-40% of patients with ADHD who do not benefitRead

Framingham Heart Study Data: Omega-3 Index as Predictive of Early Death and Cigarette Smoking

Low Omega-3 Index as predictive as tobacco use for early death

An inadequate Omega-3 Index may be just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking. It’s a bold statement made in a research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. This study is based on data from the Framingham Heart Study. The Framingham Heart Study provided unique insightsRead

Omegas and Dietary Patterns for Immune Support

We commonly evaluate food and macronutrients based on their ability to supply the necessary fuel for our bodies to operate, as such, we classify them as: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. However, we must also consider food based on its healing power and role in optimal health, which goes beyond basicRead

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