Archive For December, 2013

Introducing OmegaQuant’s New Blood Test – the Trans Fat Index

27 Dec 2013 | Under News, Research, Trans Fat Index | Posted by | 0 Comments

OmegaQuant is introducing a new fatty acid test measuring levels of trans fats in the blood – the Trans Fat Index. High levels of blood trans fats are related to higher risk of heart disease. Blood levels of trans fats are directly related to how much trans fat we eat because our bodies cannot make […]

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Higher omega-3 fatty acids in blood and from diet predict lower heart disease rates… AGAIN!

20 Dec 2013 | Under News, Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments
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The scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health studied the relationship between omega-3 fatty acids and heart disease rates… AGAIN!  They found that people who ate more omega-3s AND had higher levels of omega-3s in their blood had lower rates of heart disease.  This kind of study is not new, however, it is important […]

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