omega-3 fatty acids

  1. chrstn4o

    Anti-Peat Please help me cope with my omega-3 consumption!

    I've been buying hake roe in cans for a while and usually split one or two cans between myself and my wife and kid once or twice a week. Sometimes more. Also the occasional cod liver in a can that comes in its own oil. So how bad do you think this is? Here I was thinking I'm so smart and eating...
  2. Doludolu

    Omega 3 Controversy

    "Of course, if you're steeped in the health sector, you may be aware of the argument that “omega-3 fatty acids, including fish oil, oxidizes within the heat of the human body”. Sure, as you can see in page 22 of this European Food Safety Authority document on fish oil, some oxidation and free...
  3. P

    Diabetogenic Impact Of Long-chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids On Pancreatic Beta-cell Function And The Regul

    Diabetogenic impact of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids on pancreatic beta-cell function and the regulation of endogenous glucose production. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract In healthy individuals, peripheral insulin resistance evoked by dietary saturated lipid can be accompanied by increased insulin...
  4. A

    Alpha-Linolenic Acid: An Omega-3 Fatty Acid With Neuroprotective Properties

    I found this interesting study looking evaluating some aspects of this fatty acid that seems to conclude just tiny amounts of it has beneficial properties. I see the key with ALA fatty acid theres a trade-off and a shaped curve of positives/negatives that depends on the dose. All the research I...
  5. DaveFoster

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids Do Not Prevent Heart Disease

    The relation of lipid peroxidation processes with atherogenesis: a new theory on atherogenesis. - PubMed - NCBI "The extremely high sensitivity of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to oxygen is apparently used by nature to induce stepwise appropriate cell responses. It is hypothesized that...
  6. haidut

    Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (dppc) Protects From Pufa Cytotoxicity

    This study shows just how "good" PUFA is for us. Human cells treat PUFA as a toxin and when faced with a PUFA overload, the cells ramp up production of the saturated DPPC as a defensive mechanism. Another strong point for the study was that it used EPA and DHA to achieve the PUFA overload, so...
  7. haidut

    Childhood Obesity, Rapid Growth Linked To Pregnant Moms Eating Fish

    The official explanation is that there are organic pollutants in the consumed fish, but I think the overload of omega-3 that come from consuming fish at least 3 times is a much more likely explanation. "...Women who ate fish more...
  8. H

    Effect Of Flax Seed - Omega 3 Feeding During Lactation

    This animal study highlights some of the potential dangers of flaxseed feeding during lactation and may be a warning to mothers who load up on fish oil or push prams with flax seed smoothies virtuously grasped in their free hand in the hope of conferring benefits to their child...
  9. Peata

    Hold The Salmon. Omega 3s Linked To Higher Risk Of Cancer ... ?hpt=hp_c4