Archive For January, 2014

Higher blood omega-3 levels linked to larger brain volume

23 Jan 2014 | Under Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments

New NIH-funded research by Dr. James Pottala and Dr. William Harris, the founder and president/CEO of OmegaQuant and senior scientist at Health Diagnostics Laboratory Inc., demonstrates a link between red blood cell omega-3 fatty acid levels and brain volume in post-menopausal women. Women who had an Omega-3 Index of  7.8% (highest quartile) had brain volumes that were 0.67% larger […]

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Good news for fish-eating moms

9 Jan 2014 | Under Mother's Milk DHA Testing, News, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments

Moms and women of childbearing age are now encouraged to consume fish and seafood, in part to increase their intake of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3s are important for the mom, growing fetus and new baby, so encouraging fish intake seems like a no-brainer. Unfortunately, fish can also be a potent source of a dangerous and […]

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Do you suffer from dry eyes? Omega-3s may help

3 Jan 2014 | Under News, Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 0 Comments

Do you suffer from dry eyes? I did not realize how dry my eyes were until I had a test done at the optometrist’s office. I have been wearing contacts for ~20 years and all the while have had eye discomfort as well as varying levels of astigmatism and distance corrections. Having dry eyes affects […]

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