Archive For January, 2016

The “Omega-3 Status” of Average Americans

26 Jan 2016 | Under Heart Health, News, Omega-3 Index, Research | Posted by | 1 Comment

As we previously reported, the Omega-3 Index was measured in a large, representative population of Canadians … and the US has followed suit (sort of)! Dr. Rachel Murphy and colleagues analyzed fasting plasma samples from ~1,400 adults surveyed in the 2003-2004 cohort of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) for levels of long-chain omega-3 fatty […]

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New OQ Feature: Omega-3 Calculators!

You’ve gotten your Omega-3 Index or your Mother’s Milk DHA level tested… now what? There are recommendations for omega-3 intake for the general population (1-2 servings of fish per week, 250 mg EPA+DHA per day) or pregnant and lactating women (200 mg DHA per day), but what about YOUR personal levels and goals? Perhaps you want […]

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