How Much Omega-3 Do You Need?

How Much Omega-3 Do You Need? by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Dietary fats are essential to good health. Although it is harmful to eat too many of some, or not enough of others, without healthy fats your body will not work properly.1 Fat is used to keep your skin and hair healthy, absorb certain vitamins and insulate your body to keep you warm. Certain fats are essential since your body cannot make them. Fat is required for brain development as well as controlling inflammation and blood clotting. The most dangerous type…

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What you need to know about omega-3, 6 and 9

What you need to know about omega-3, 6 and 9 by: Edsel Cook for Natural News Omega fatty acids are made up of three different types – omega-3s, omega-6s, and omega-9s. Each of these types of fatty acids exert different effects on human health. Although omega-3 fatty acidsare definitely beneficial for humans, large amounts of omega-6s can be unhealthy while omega-9s can be useful but are easily acquired anyway. Most “non-essential” types of fat can be produced by a healthy human body from foods and other fats. But omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are essential fatty acids that can…

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Study: Fish oils found to treat asthma by reducing formation of inflammatory proteins

Study: Fish oils found to treat asthma by reducing formation of inflammatory proteins by: Vicki Batts for Natural News Could fish oil really help treat asthma? New research has indicated that may just be the case. Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center have reportedly made a shocking discovery about omega-3 fatty acids, and what purpose they may be able to serve for asthma patients. Their research, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation—Insight, utilized cell cultures from local asthma patients to produce the amazing findings. They found that omega-3 fatty acids…

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Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, helping prevent depression

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, helping prevent depression by: Isabelle Z. – Natural News When you think of ways to deal with depression, what comes to mind? For many people, the answer is antidepressants. However, their scary side effects are enough to put a lot of people off, so many others try natural treatments like yoga and meditation. One way of addressing depression that may not come to mind is eating more fish, but after you learn more about what researchers have discovered, you’ll see why this could end up being one…

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