omega-3 omega-3

Definition(s):

  • (n) a polyunsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has its first double valence bond three carbons from the beginning

Usage(s):

  1. What those studies suggested is that mercury might lessen the benefit of fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake, but they didn't suggest that fish intake was harmful overall.
  2. Omega-3-fortified eggs, new on the market, contain only small amounts.
  3. Vegetarian sources of omega-3 fatty acids, such as walnuts, flax and hemp, are good additions to the diet but not so reliable as fish.

News

  1. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: the Fountain of Youth?

    Many claims have been made for the health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids in the diet. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP reviews recent research that demonstrates that it may also extend people’s lifespan. (PRWeb June 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10847403.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. RealDose Nutrition Announces Release of Omega-3TG (Fish Oil), Purporting Superior Quality Versus Competing Brands ...

    Real Dose Nutrition, makers of popular fat burner Weight Loss Formula No. 1, now introduces a clinically tested and approved Omega-3 supplement with the promise of improvement to multiple health functions. (PRWeb June 19, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/overallhealth619/omega3tgreview/prweb10852166.htm
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Alaska Sockeye Salmon is here

    These days, everywhere you turn, you hear health professionals encouraging consumption of "fatty fish" like salmon due to their omega-3 fats and associated health benefits. Fatty fish are a rich source of DHA and EPA omega-3 fats, which are associate
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Ottumwa Courier

Quotes

  1. "If omega-3 fatty acids, or these anti-inflammatory mediators, are as effective in humans and they are in mice, simple supplementation could be a cost-effective intervention benefiting millions of people," says Smith, the study's senior...
    on Jun 24, 2007 By: Lois Smith Source: EurekAlert (press release)

  2. "We don't talk about food any more," says Mr. Pollan. "We talk about nutrients, omega-3, antioxidants, saturated fats, polyphenols. And so we play into the hands of the food marketers."
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Michael Pollan Source: The Hindu

  3. "This new qualified health claim for omega-3 fatty acids should help consumers as they work to improve their health by identifying foods that contain these important compounds," said Dr. Lester Crawford, acting FDA commissioner.
    on Sep 9, 2004 By: Lester Crawford Source: just-food.com (subscription)

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