Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression

Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression The objective of this study is to determine which foods are the most nutrient dense sources of nutrients demonstrated by human studies published in the current scientific literature to play a role in the prevention and promotion…

Omega-3 levels better predictors of death risk than cholesterol

Omega-3 levels better predictors of death risk than cholesterol Results showed that the risk for death from any cause was reduced by about 33% comparing in participants with highest omega-3 blood levels while total serum cholesterol was not significantly associated with any of the tracked outcomes Erythrocyte long-chain omega-3 fatty acid levels are inversely associated…

How Good Fats Build Bone

How Good Fats Build Bone How Good Fats Build BoneResearchers discover how DHA helps stem cells become bone forming cells ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids direct differentiation of the membrane phenotype in mesenchymal stem cells to potentiate osteogenesis/ Science Advances  08 Nov 2017: Vol. 3, no. 11, eaao1193 DOI:10.1126/sciadv.aao1193

Omega-3 kills cancer cells: Docosahexanoic acid (DHA)

2009 study posted for filing Contact: Graeme Baldwin graeme.baldwin@biomedcentral.com 44-020-319-22165 BioMed Central Docosahexanoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish oils, has been shown to reduce the size of tumours and enhance the positive effects of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin, while limiting its harmful side effects. The rat experiments, described in BioMed Central’s…

Omega-3 intake during last months of pregnancy boosts an infant’s cognitive and motor development

Repost 2008 Contact: Jean-François Huppé jean-francois.huppe@dap.ulaval.ca 418-656-7785 Université Laval Quebec City, April 9, 2008—A study supervised by Université Laval researchers Gina Muckle and Éric Dewailly reveals that omega-3 intake during the last months of pregnancy boosts an infant’s sensory, cognitive, and motor development. The details of this finding are published in a recent edition of…

DHA Omega-3 fatty acids protect against Parkinson’s, study says

    Quebec City, November 26, 2007—Omega-3 fatty acids protect the brain against Parkinson’s disease, according to a study by Université Laval researchers published in the online edition of the FASEB Journal, the journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. This study, supervised by Frederic Calon and Francesca Cicchetti, is the first…