FDA approves expanded health claims for omega-3 fatty acids

For those who rely on government edicts to know when a nutrient is beneficial, 2019 is the year you can finally be assured the government officially recognizes the heart health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. The caveat is that the approval is somewhat tacit, and the...

Omega-3 supplements fix kids’ bad behavior in university study

Adding an omega-3 fatty acid supplement to the diet could reduce disruptive and abusive behavior according to newly -released research. The research was conducted by a team at University of Massachusetts Lowell and was led by Jill Portnoy, an assistant professor at...

Study on EFA’s in flaxseed show myriad of benefits

Flaxseed was first cultivated in China and India some 5,000 years ago. Oil from flaxseed was used medicinally by ancient Greek and Roman populations over 2,000 years ago. So, it could be said that flaxseed has been prized as a “nutritional supplement” for literally...

Essential fatty acids combat the number one killer of women

Thanks to endless pink “awareness” campaigns, most people think breast cancer is the number one killer of women. But it’s not. It’s not even close. Heart disease is the number one killer of women by a large margin. In fact heart disease kills six times more women than...