Who Needs Omega-3s?

You’ve likely heard about the many health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. Are you getting enough of them in your diet? According to experts, probably not. And most people you know — your spouse, your toddler, and your mom – probably aren’t either. “Pretty much everybody’s diet is deficient in omega-3s,” says David C. Leopold, MD,…

The Fish Oil Debate: Great Brain Medicine, or Just an Expensive Placebo?

If you compare mental health records from Japan with those from nearly all other developed countries, you’ll come across a glaring distinction – Japan has one of the lowest rates of bipolar disorder in the civilized world; and the lowest among high-income countries. The lifetime incidence of bipolar in Japan is .07%, a fraction of that in the United…

Say Goodbye to Acne The Safe, Healthy Way with Omega-3

Acne can be an emotionally distressing condition. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne may result in low self-esteem, social withdrawal, anger and even depression. Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly referred to as good or healthy fats, have a wide range of benefits including improving inflammatory conditions such as acne. Unlike acne medications, which can…

Fish Oil Benefits: Here’s What You Need To Know

By Dana Oliver It’s been drilled into our heads by doctors for years that a fish-rich diet is actually good for our bodies. It’s suggested that we eat fatty fish that are also lower in mercury — like salmon, trout, sardines and tuna — at least two to three times a week or take fish oil supplements regularly…

Fight Inflammation & Aging with Omega-3

              Elderly and patients affected by chronic diseases face a high risk of muscle loss and impaired physical function. Omega 3 fatty acids (FA) attenuate inflammation and age-associated muscle loss, prevent systemic insulin resistance and improve plasma lipids, potentially impacting on sarcopenia. This paper aims to review recent randomized…

How Omega-3 Changed My Life

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton Placebo effect. Superfood fads. Miracle what-have-you diets and food supplements. No one wants to carry  and take a pillbox full of supplements as we search for a middle ground between completely blowing off supplements and buying a huge array of overhyped or…