Omega-3 as a Remedy?

Omega-3 as a Remedy?

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Over the last few months The CMA website has covered a number of topics which have looked at natural remedies used by CAM practitioners, such as OMEGA-3 and how it is being researched to see its effect on various conditions.

Some of the most recent articles on OMEGA-3 include:

 

Omega-3 (Fish Oil) to Protect Dialysis Patients from Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Researchers have found evidence that Omega-3 (“long-chain n-3 fatty acids”) may protect against sudden cardiac death, amongst dialysis patients.


 

Some Omega-3’s Better Than Others in Liver Disease?

Research published in the online Journal of Nutrition has found that one type of Omega-3 has a powerful effect in helping prevent inflammation in the liver – and fibrosis.


 

Obesity Runs from Generation to Generation in Those with Diets High in Omega 6 - and Low in Omega 3's

"we show that a Western-like, fat diet induces a gradual fat-mass enhancement, in accordance with the increasing prevalence of obesity observed in humans".


 

Omega-3 Can Boost Memory

Researchers have found that supplementation with Omega-3 helps boost the working memory of young adults (18-25).

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A study has examined the links between heart health and three types of diet: the DASH diet, a different fruit and vegetable rich diet, and a typical Western diet. They came to the conclusion that diets containing a lot of fruit and vegetables are associated with better heart health.

Mount Sinai scientists have identified biological markers present in childhood that relate to the degenerative and often fatal neurological disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

In an analysis of blood and urine samples from 46,748 US adults, elevated levels of 7 environmental chemicals were associated with markers of kidney disease.

New and diverse experiences are linked to enhanced happiness, and this relationship is associated with greater correlation of brain activity, new research has found.

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