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New research yields breakthrough results in the treatment of Alzheimer’s using eyesight and fish oil supplements
A Waterford based research team have found that a nutritional supplement combination of carotenoids and trout oil may slow down Alzheimer’s disease.
A recent study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicated an increased risk of prostate cancer for men who used Omega-3s. This has raised concerns about how safe fish oils are for men.
There is evidence that omega 3 fatty acids supplementation might be helpful in cases of depression and anxiety. Studies report significant improvement in mood from omega 3 fatty acids supplementation when used alone or in conjunction with medication. Research has shown a link between the amount of fish people in different countries eat and the level of depression. In Japan, where people eat on average 70kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is 0.12 per cent. In New Zealand, where people eat only 18kg of fish a year, the rate of depression is almost 50 times higher.
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Fish oil is essential for a healthy diet because it contains Omega 3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid that reduce inflammation. Omega 3 fatty acids are primarily found in oily fish such as salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, herring, sardines, and pilchards. We should eat two portions of fish per week, one of them oily.
Heart Health Week is currently running at all five Evergreen Healthfoods stores and, to coincide with today’s World Heart Day, it is running an awareness campaign to promote heart healthy choices.
To ensure that you are maintaining your optimal health visit Bourke’s Pharmacy, Castlebar, which stocks the Nordic Naturals Omega Oil supplements.
Fat is necessary for life but unfortunately many of us consume the wrong types of fat. Our intake of different fats has changed markedly during the last century. We eat far more saturated fats and vegetable oils which contain omega-6 fatty acids, whereas our intake of fatty fish oils (omega-3) has decreased by 80 per cent during the last 80 years. We eat much less fish today, so most of us suffer from a deficiency of omega-3 fatty oils.
Keeping your children well when they go back to school is not always easy. Regardless of their age, they are going back into packed classrooms full of germs, and our changing Irish climate means immunity is often compromised. For parents, that means niggly colds, sore throats, tummy bugs, ear infections, and lots of other fun stuff!