Beautiful and delicious, just like a summer meal should be. I grew up imagining myself naturally skilled in a great number of things. Take cooking, for example. When I went to college, I knew only how to roast a chicken (which my mother insisted I learn, much to my chagrin – and to hers, when […]
Although measurements of absorption and bioavailability may be used to support claims about “superiority” of one form of omega-3 over another, it prevents us from focusing on the critical issue – their ultimate clinical effects. This point is shown by looking at the long term clinical effects of fish oil on risk factors for cardiovascular […]
by Kate Wiley Introducing the first of our recurring monthly series: the Fish Dish of the month! It is important to eat fish regularly as part of a balanced diet. Fish is not only a good source of Omega-3s, especially EPA and DHA, but also a good source of protein. Since most people don’t eat fish […]
By Chris S. Prostate and other cancers thrive in an inflammatory environment, so it is not surprising that reducing cellular inflammation has been shown repeatedly to decrease cancer risks. The best-researched natural anti-inflammatory agents are Omega-3 fish oil, vitamin D and plant based polyphenols. High levels of Omega-3 have consistently been associated with reduced mortality […]
Introduction There are three forms of omega-3s found in supplements; triglycerides, ethyl esters, or phospholipids (see Figure 1). As more retail brands than ever tout the superiority of one form over the other through “on-pack” claims and whether one form is “more natural”, it’s easy to get confused about what they really are.
Fish Oil Absorption – The Full Story The main form of omega-3’s that relate to fish oil are ethyl ester and triglycerides and as science builds the case around them, we are becoming more aware of the different nuances to how they are absorbed and used in the body. A study published in 2010 (Dyerberg […]