Archive For February, 2014

Olympics Post: Omega-3s can enhance muscle building

26 Feb 2014 | Under News, Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 1 Comment

Ahh, the Olympics. The time every two years that the world’s elite athletes get together to compete at the highest level while the rest of the world watches… from the couch. The demands of each event require that athletes develop their musculature in different ways – speed skaters are all thighs and skinny arms, figure […]

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The Snowflake Defense: Another post about research on heart disease and omega-3s

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

Have you ever heard that every snowflake is unique, just like we humans are all unique individuals? (Apologies for bringing everyone’s attention to snow because it has been the main focus our lives for the past few months… on the East Coast, at least). Well, as cheesy as that saying is, there is truth in […]

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Are you confused about omega-3s and heart disease?

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

Omega-3 fatty acids have long been the darling of nutritional sciences, especially in the world of cardiovascular nutrition. When studies are published that state “no effect of omega-3s on heart disease,” there is a reasonable amount of confusion created. This is a problem with media reporting research in any field. In research, there are often […]

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