Optimal Omega-3 intake to reduce CVD risk

Optimal Omega-3 intake to reduce CVD risk

Optimal Omega-3 intake to reduce CVD risk

A dose–response analysis based on 58 placebo‐controlled trials estimated that each 1 g/d increase of marine omega‐3 reduced triglyceride levels by 5.9 mg/dL and such linear association did not plateau even at 7 g/d

Yang Hu, Frank B. Hu, JoAnn E. Manson. Marine Omega‐3 Supplementation and Cardiovascular Disease: An Updated Meta‐Analysis of 13 Randomized Controlled Trials Involving 127 477 Participants. Journal of the American Heart Association, 2019; 8 (19) DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.119.013543

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/JAHA.119.013543

Probiotics can protect the skeletons of older women

Probiotics can protect the skeletons of older women

Among older women who received probiotics, bone loss was halved compared to women who received only a placebo. The research opens the door to a new way to prevent fractures among the elderly.

Anna G. Nilsson, Daniel Sundh, Fredrik Bäckhed, Mattias Lorentzon. Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women with low bone mineral density – a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, clinical trial. Journal of Internal Medicine, 2018; DOI: 10.1111/joim.12805

Antioxidants and amino acids could play role in mental illness

Antioxidants and amino acids could play role in mental illness

The systematic review involved eight independent clinical trials of nutrient supplementation in 457 young people. The review primarily covered ‘first-episode psychosis’ (FEP) as well as schizophrenia and a myriad of other ailments associated with the two.

Adjunctive nutrients in first-episode psychosis: A systematic review of efficacy, tolerability and neurobiological mechanisms. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 2018; DOI: 10.1111/eip.12544