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If You’re Struggling With Inflammation, You May Need More Omega-3s
MBG Health, Mar 16, 2023
Study Finds Omega-3 May Be Protective Against COVID-19 Infection
SciTechDaily, Mar 1, 2023
DHA for Alzheimer’s: the omega-3 fatty acid that cuts risk by as much as 49%; new study
Chiropractics Economics, Jan 30, 2023
10 Best Blood Sugar Test Kits: Pros and Cons of the Top Diabetes Glucose Level Screening Tests
Yahoo!, Jan 13, 2023
How to Optimize Your Omega-3 Intake for Longevity and Disease Prevention
The Genius Life, Nov 16, 2022
New Research Shows That Eating Omega-3s Can Significantly Boost Cognition—Even in Young People
Well + Good, October 12, 2022
Consuming More Omega-3s Can Improve Cognition and Brain Health in Your 40s and 50s, New Study Says
Yahoo! Life, October 6, 2022
Harness the Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Dr. WilIam Harris
Practically Healthy by Dr. Melina, October 5, 2022
Foods Rich In Omega-3s May Boost Middle-Aged Brain Health, Research Finds
Forbes, October 5, 2022
ISSFAL issues statement on relationship between omega-3 blood levels and preterm birth risk
Nutritional Outlook, October 4, 2022
Study finds omega-3s combo formula gave cognitive support to Alzheimer’s sufferers
NutraIngredients, September 14, 2022
My Journey of Quitting Smoking and Healing Through Using Omega-3s
Ageist, September 8, 2022
Higher DHA associated with better focus and concentration in healthy teenagers
NutraIngredients USA, August 19, 2022
This Supplement Can Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk by 49%, New Study Suggests
EatThis, June 19, 2022
Study finds higher DHA cuts Alzheimer’s risk in half in elderly cohort
Nutraingredients USA, June 10, 2022
People With a High Omega-3 DHA Level in Their Blood Are at 49% Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s
Neuroscience, June 9, 2022
Omega 3’s during pregnancy and lactation – with Kristina Harris, PhD
The Proof, June 7, 2022
Blood Sugar Management: Personalized Testing Drives Home The Need for Early Intervention
Nutraceuticals World, June 2, 2022
The Importance of Omega-3s During Pregnancy and Postpartum for Mom and Baby with Kristina Harris Jackson
Nordic Naturals, May 11, 2022
How Omega-3s Support Healthy Aging & Longevity — Every Step Of The Way
Mbg Health, May 6, 2022
Everything you need you to know about Omega-3s with Dr. Bill Harris
The Nutrition Blueprint Podcast, April 5, 2022
Omega-3s found to protect against heart failure hospitalization among Type 2 diabetics
NutraIngredients USA, April 5, 2022
Understanding Omega-3s and Why You Should Get Tested with Bill Harris from OmegaQuant
Nordic Naturals, March 30, 2022
Food for Thought: Approaches to formulating products in the growing cognitive health space
Nutritional Look, March 17, 2022
Tech and nutrition uncovered: How major brands are using new tools to boost consumer health
Nutraingredients Asia, March 1, 2022
Daily vitamin D and omega-3 intake reduces autoimmune disease: study
Nutraceuticals World, February 7, 2022
Omega-3 Index Linked to Immunity and Cell Membrane Integrity in Two Studies
Nutraceuticals World, February 7, 2022
Omega-3 index associated with red blood cell distribution and immunity, studies show
Integrative Practitioner, February 4, 2022
More omega-3s makes for healthier conformation of red blood cells, study finds
Nutraingredients USA, February 4, 2022
You May Need More EPA & DHA Fatty Acids — Here’s How To Up Your Intake
Integrative Practitioner, January 22, 2022
Study of 29,000 blood samples finds higher omega-3 levels associated with lower marker of inflammation
Nutraingredients USA, January 13, 2022
Dry Eye: Where Do We Stand with Omega-3 Supplements?
Review of Optometry, November 15, 2021
Diving Deep: Omega-3 ingredient exploration unlocks a new world of benefits
Nutritional Outlook, November 9, 2021
This Miracle Nutrient Will Add 5 Years to Your Life with Dhru Purohit
DR. HYMAN, November 04, 2021
Omega-3 Supplement Market Influenced by Research, Sourcing, Pandemic Trends
Nutraceuticals World, October 08, 2021
The Health Benefits of Fish Oil For Dogs – A podcast with Kristina
Robert Cabral, September 18, 2021
Dr. Bill Harris on omega-3 fatty acids, cardiovascular health, and inflammation
Found My Fitness, September 10, 2021
How to live longer: One food you should never skip – you may shorten your life expectancy
Express, July 20, 2021
Beyond bone health: OmegaQuant wants to expand distribution of vitamin D test in APAC
NutraIngredients Asia, July 15, 2021
Not Eating Enough of This Nutrient May be as Deadly as Smoking, Says New Study
Eatthis.com, July 05, 2021
Almost all NBA players deficient in omega-3s, study finds
NutraIngredients USA, July 02, 2021
Framingham Heart Study Data: Omega-3 Index as Predictive of Early Death and Cigarette Smoking
Today’s Practitioner, July 01, 2021
Low Omega-3 Index as powerful a predictor of early death as smoking: Study
NutraIngredients USA, June 29, 2021
Yes, You Can Take Too Much Vitamin D — Here’s What You Should Know Before Supplementing
Popsugar, May 18, 2021
Class action over ethyl ester form of omega-3s derided as forlorn fishing expedition
NutraIngredients USA, May 17, 2021
Getting Enough Omega-3s in Your Diet May Help You Live Longer
Verywell Health, May 07, 2021
Study: Omega-3 Index is a Strong Risk Predictor of Premature Death
WholeFoods Magazine, April 26, 2021
Study Finds Omega-3 Index is Strong Risk Predictor of Premature Death
Nutraceuticals World, April 23, 2021
New study shows people with a high omega-3 index less likely to die prematurely
Medical Xpress, April 23, 2021
NutraCast: Omega-3 Fatty Acids Expert Bill Harris, PhD
NutraIngredients-USA, April 23, 2021
Highest omega-3 levels cut death risk by 13%, research shows
NutraIngredients-USA, April 22, 2021
Deep Dive Into Omega-3 Fats – Benefits, How To Test, And Supplementation
Podcast on AntiagingHacks.net, February 14, 2021
You’ve heard about them, but what are the benefits of Omega-3 fats? Listen Here.
The Potential Role For Omega-3s In COVID-19
Article on NaturalProductsInsider.com, February 11, 2021
A small pilot study examined a possible connection between omega-3 EPA and DHA levels and well-being in subjects affected by the pandemic. Read More.
Study From Sioux Falls Suggests Omega-3s Could Help With COVID-19
Featured on Dakota News Now, February 1, 2021
Researchers in Sioux Falls are the first to publish evidence suggesting higher omega-3 levels in the blood may reduce the risk of death from COVID-19. Watch Here.
Are People With A Higher Level Of Omega-3s Less Likely To Die From COVID-19?
Featured on News24.com, January 28, 2021
Research has revealed positive evidence on omega-3 fatty acids possibly helping to reduce the risk of death in patients infected with COVID-19. Read More.
Those With High Omega-3 Index Less Likely To Die From COVID-19
Article on Contagionlive.com January 26, 2021
Cheap, safe and readily available preventive measure that modulate severe disease outcomes are desperately needed. Read More.
Omega-3 Status May Impact COVID-19 Death Risk
Article on VitafoodsInsights.com January 14, 2021
Low omega-3 index levels may presage a higher risk of death from COVID-19 infection, according to a pilot study undergoing peer review. Read More.
Omega-3s and Heart Rate Recovery
Podcast on SuperHumanRadio.net January 13, 2021
Omega-3 levels help heart recovery after training. Listen Here.
Preliminary Study Suggests Link Between Omega-3s And Lower COVID-19 Death Rates
Article in NutraceuticalsWorld.com, January 12, 2021
While a long stretch from thresholds of significance, the researchers are seeking to further substantiate these initial findings. Read More.
Patients With More Omega-3s In Blood Less Likely To Die From COVID-19, Pilot Study Finds
Article in Nutraingredients-usa.com, January 12, 2021
Patients with the most Omega-3s in their system were 75% less likely to die from COVID-19, a preliminary pilot study suggests. Read More.
The Value of Vitamin D Testing
Article in NutraceuticalsWorld.com, January 12, 2021
Personalized approaches to health and medicine will require nutritional status testing to more accurately recommend intake levels of many nutrients. Read More.
Fish Oil Supplements Do Not Raise LDL-Cholesterol Levels: New Analysis
Article in Nutraingredients-usa.com, December 22, 2020
While the cardiovascular benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been known for decades, there was a disagreement about whether fish oil supplements may raise LDL-cholesterol levels. A new analysis provides reassurance about the safety of these products. Read More.
More Omega-3s Equate To Faster Heart Rate Recovery
Article in Nutraingredients-usa.com, December 18, 2020
Subjects with a higher Omega-3 Index showed a more rapid heart rate recovery after exercise in a new study. Read More.
Higher Levels of Omega-3s Associated With Better Heart Rate Recovery, Says New Study
Article in NutritionalOutlook.com, December 15, 2020
A new study published by the Fatty Acid Research Institute in conjunction with The Cooper Institute sheds some new light on how omega-3 fatty acids may support heart health. Read More.
Lockdown, COVID Fuel Renewed Interest on Vitamin D
Article in Nutraingredients-usa.com, November 25, 2020
A whopping two out of three consumers are concerned they are not getting enough vitamin D, according to a new survey. Read More.
The Giant Fish Oil Episode
Podcast on BenGreenfieldFitness.com, November 22, 2020
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Omega-3 fatty acids, EPA, DHA, dosing, sourcing and much more! Listen Here.
OmegaQuant Launches At-Home Vitamin D Test
Published in WholeFoodsMagazine.com, November 3, 2020
OmegaQuant has launched an at-home Vitamin D Test with a sample collection kit that allows individuals to test from home, according to a press release. Read More.
OmegaQuant, Makers of the Omega-3 Index Test, Launches At-Home Vitamin D Test
Published in NutritionalOutlook.com, November 3, 2020
OmegaQuant (Sioux Falls, SD) known for its Omega-3 Index Test, has launched an at-home Vitamin D Test. Safe and convenient, the at-home test just requires a finger stick and a couple of drops of blood for analysis. Read More.
OmegaQuant, the Makers of the Original Omega-3 Index Test, Branches Out to Another Vital Nutrient
Published in NutraceuticalsWorld.com, November 2, 2020
OmegaQuant, the makers of a commercially-available omega-3s index testing kit, launched a vitamin D test with a sample collection kit that allows individuals to test themselves from home. The test requires just a finger stick and a few drops of blood for analysis, similarly to its omega-3s blood test. Read More.
Latest Research Continues to Hone in on Best Usage of Omega-3s to Achieve Optimum Results
Published in Nutraingredients-usa.com, September 8, 2020
The ability to test for blood levels of omega-3s has revolutionized omega-3s research, as has the appreciation that higher dosages are necessary to achieve statistical significance in shorter term studies, an expert says. An event on Sept. 24 will look into this and other aspects of omega-3s research. Read More.
Higher Omega-3 DHA Levels Linked to Less Lung Inflammation, Lower ILD Risk
Published in Nutraingredients-usa.com, August 27, 2020
Increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are associated with a lower risk of hospitalizations due to interstitial lung disease (ILD), according to a new population-based cohort study. Read More.
Eating Fish Protects Brains From Air Pollution, Study Suggests
Published in Foodnavigator.com, August 12, 2020
Older women who eat more than one-to-two servings a week of baked or broiled fish or shellfish may consume enough omega-3 fatty acids to counteract the effects of air pollution on the brain, according to a new study. Read More.
CBD Firms Lead List of Dietary Supplement Players Recognized for Rapid Growth
Published in Nutraingredients USA, August 12, 2020
Omega-3 testing company, OmegaQuant, Sioux Falls, SD, made the Inc. 5000 list for the second year in a row. Along with a collaborator, Dr. William S. Harris invented the Omega-3 Index as a handy way to measure omega-3 EPA and DHA levels in the blood using a simple finger stick and one drop of blood. Read More.
Alzheimer’s study finds proper dose of omega-3 DHA is key
Published in New Hope Network, July 29, 2020
Omega-3 levels in the blood may not be a reliable indicator in terms of how much EPA and DHA is reaching the brains of those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Read More.
Omega 3s Omega 6s In Our Diet: Pregnancy, Nursing, Brain Health. Omega Ratios and Meats
Featured on the YouTube Channel, Nutrition with Judy on July 26, 2020
OmegaQuant Drs. Bill Harris and Kristina Harris Jackson discuss Omega-3s and Omega-6s on Nutrition with Judy. Watch Here.
Study: Higher Omega-3 Index Could Protect Brain from Air Pollution
Published in Whole Foods Magazine on July 23, 2020
New research co-authored by OmegaQuant‘s William S. Harris, Ph.D., showed that women who had a higher Omega-3 Index were more protected from the adverse effects on the brain from air pollution than those with a lower Omega-3 Index. In the study, which was published in Neurology, Omega-3 Index correlated directly with the reported consumption of non-fried fish. Read more.
Omega-3s Linked To Protection Against Brain Damage From Particulates Exposure
Published in Nutraingredients-usa.com on July 21, 2020
A novel finding connecting omega-3 levels to protection from cellular damage in the brain caused by fine particulates that might be inhaled adds a new wrinkle in the story of the benefits of these fatty acids, says Dr. Bill Harris. Read more.
Sioux Falls Biotech Leader Known For Omega-3 Index Becomes National Fellow
Published in the Sioux Falls Business Journal on June 17, 2020
Dr. Bill Harris, the founder and president of Sioux Falls-based OmegaQuant, has been named to the Class of 2020 Fellows by the American Society of Nutrition. Read more.
Brazilian Study Finds Higher Omega-3s Equate To Less DNA Damage
Published in Nutraingredients Latin America on June 5, 2020
A study done in Brazilian adolescents has shown that higher levels of omega-3s are associated with a lower incidence of DNA damage. Read more.
OmegaQuant’s Dr. Bill Harris Named ASN Fellow
Featured in Whole Foods Magazine on May 19, 2020
OmegaQuant has announced that its Founder and President, William S. Harris, Ph.D., has been inducted into the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Class of 2020 Fellows. ASN recognizes individuals for significant discoveries and distinguished careers in the field of nutrition. Dr. Harris’ research has focused on understanding the role of omega-3 fatty acids in lowering risk for cardiovascular disease. In his 40-year career, he has been the principal investigator on five omega-3-related NIH grants. He currently has 300 omega-3-related publications and has co-authored three American Heart Association Advisory Statements on omega-3 (and omega-6) fatty acids and heart health. Read more.
Can Omega-3s Help Square the Curve?
By William S. Harris, PhD, Featured in Nutraceuticals World on May 1, 2020
Pursuing the fountain of youth becomes all the more relevant with age. But the key to aging these days is not just extending life but continuing to remain healthy and active as consumers glide into their golden years. We know this as “squaring the curve,” or living well until the very end. In this vein, new research is showing that some nutrients might be more important than others in staying healthier longer. Here we will focus on the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. Read more.
OmegaQuant, Standard Process Offer Omega-3 Testing Kits for Healthcare Practitioners
Featured in Whole Foods Magazine on April 27, 2020
OmegaQuant has partnered with Standard Process to offer an Omega-3 Index testing kit to healthcare practitioners, to help them better support patients’ health, according to a press release. The Standard Process Omega-3 Index Plus test kit was developed by OmegaQuant, which was founded by William S. Harris, Ph.D., known for developing the Omega-3 Index. Studies have shown that those with a higher Omega-3 Index support their heart, brain, and eye health. However, most Americans are omega-3 deficient, the press release notes. Read more.
Episode #18: Omega-3s Effect on Heart and Health
Featured in Health, Psychology & Human Nature Podcast on April 7, 2020
Omega-3 are some of the most important nutrients when it comes to health. They are also some of the most studied. In this episode of Health, Psychology & Human Nature, host Andre Sturesson discusses how omega-3 affect the heart, mental health, babies and even sperm with OmegaQuant’s Drs. Bill Harris and Kristina Harris Jackson. He also discusses how much Omega-3 people need, supplements and dietary sources, and how to measure omega-3 levels. Listen here.
New Evidence Emerges on the Importance of EPA Levels and Cardiac Events
Published in Nutraingredients USA on April 2, 2020
Research presented at the American College of Cardiology Meeting found a direct correlation between higher blood levels of omega-3s (in this case the specific level of EPA) and fewer cardiac events. Triglyceride levels, whether lower or higher, were not correlated in the same way. Read more.
Heart Health – A Crowded, Competitive, and Niche Market for Supplements
Published in Nutritional Outlook on April 1, 2020
Heart health is a solid category where natural solutions have found fertile ground for the last several years. But it is also crowded and very generic. That’s why there is a lot of movement to be more specific about a heart health product’s benefits, as well as find new angles for innovation. Read more.
Heart Association Advisory on High Triglycerides Could Help Raise Omega-3 Supplements
Published in Nutraingredients USA on March 6, 2020
A new scientific advisory for the use of omega-3s in lowering critically high triglyceride levels will bolster overall recognition and scientific backing of these nutrients among the community of physicians, according to longtime omega-3 researcher William S. Harris of OmegaQuant. Read more.
OmegaQuant’s Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson Joins Podcast to Discuss DHA and Babies
Featured in The Less Stressed Life Podcast on February 1, 2020
OmegaQuant’s Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson recently joined Christa Biegler for Part 2 of their podcast conversation (Part 1 can be found here), which focused on omega-3 doses for pregnant women and the importance of prenatal DHA testing. Listen here.
Keys to a Healthy Heart
Published in Whole Foods Magazine on January 23, 2020
Healthy lifestyle factors can prevent it, yet it’s the number one health threat in the world, says Trisha Sugarek MacDonald, BS, MS, Sr. Director of Research & Development at Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation. She’s talking, of course, about cardiovascular disease, a variety of conditions that affect the heart—from infections to genetic defects and blood vessel diseases. Read more.
Two Drug Trial Failures Not Good News for Omega-3 Sector
Published in Nutraingredients USA onJanuary 15, 2020
The omega-3 sector has endured a bad week with the announcement of the failure of clinical trials of two high profile drugs — one based on fish oil and hte other on krill oil. OmegaQuant’s William S. Harris weighs in on what this means. Read more.
STRENGTH Omega-3 Trial Discontinued
Published in Whole Foods Magazine on January 14, 2019
The STRENGTH trial for Epanova, omega-3 carboxylic acids, has been discontinued due to its low likelihood of demonstrating a benefit to patients with mixed dyslipidaemia who are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a press release from AstraZeneca, manufacturers of Epanova. The decision was made following the recommendation from an independent Data Monitoring Committee. Read more.
OmegaQuant partners with Australian agency to drive omega-3s research
Published in Nutraingredients USA on December 16, 2019
A new lab partnership will help drive omega-3s research in the Asia Pacific region, according to OmegaQuant, a firm that has developed a simple blood test to measure levels of these important nutrients. Read more.
ISSFAL publishes guidelines on analysis of omega-3 blood status in clinical research
Published in Nutraingredients USA on December 9, 2019
The International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) has released new guidelines to encourage best practice in clinical trial design and study interpretation. Read more.
Episode #83: Bill Harris & Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Featured in Peter Attia’s Podcast, The Drive, on December 9, 2019
In this episode, Bill Harris, Ph.D. in human nutrition and expert on omega-3 fatty acids, sets the table by clearly defining the families of fatty acids (saturated, monounsaturated, polyunsaturated) before diving into the current landscape of polyunsaturated fat (omega-6 and omega-3) with a particular focus on EPA and DHA (the two main elements of fish oil supplements). Bill gives a historical overview, updates us on the latest science related to the health benefits, and provides plenty of insights as to how we should think about increasing our EPA and DHA intake. Read more.
OmegaQuant Cheers Statement About Omega-3 Blood Testing
Published in WholeFoods Magazine on December 9, 2019
The International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL) has put together a formal statement regarding the importance of omega-3 blood testing in research studies, according to a press release from OmegaQuant. Read more.
Nutritional Outlook’s 2019 Best of the Industry Awards, Retail Brand/Product: OmegaQuant
Published in Nutritional Outlook on December 3, 2019
The omega-3 category has had its highs and lows over the years. Occasional bad press has hurt public opinion about the benefits of omega-3 EPA and DHA supplements, affecting sales, but the category always seems to bounce back. That’s probably because omega-3s remain among the most well researched and recognized nutrients on the market. Read more.
Vascepa’s label expansion could boost supplement realm
Published in Nutraingredients USA on November 15, 2019
An expert panel has recommended an expanded treatment envelope for the EPA drug Vascepa. An expert says the move won’t affect the supplement market directly but does add to recent official recognition of the health benefits of omega-3s. Read more.
New Answers From Long-term Studies of Dietary Fats: Many Will Be Surprised
Published in WholeFoods Magazine on October 17, 2019
A conversation with Dr. William S. Harris on the topic of new findings on fats. Read more.
Why and How to Get DHA in Your Diet, with Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson
Featured in Drruscio.com Podcast on October 14, 2019
You may not have expected fish and pregnancy to go together. But it turns out that fish contain a critical fatty acid called DHA. DHA has been shown in numerous studies to lower women’s preterm birth risk, and supplementing with fish oil is an easy way to get enough DHA in your diet (algae is another option). How much is enough? And what about avoiding mercury? Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson, an expert in omega-3s and measuring DHA in blood, shares everything you need to know about safely optimizing your DHA level. Listen here.
Building Omega-3 Market Momentum
Published in Nutraceuticals World on October 1, 2019
The total value of the global omega-3 market in 2017 was $1.32 billion, up 2.3% from 2016, according to the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED). Dietary supplements hold the largest share of value (54%), alongside infant formula (19.7%), pharmaceuticals (15.1%), pet foods (6.0%), and food and beverages (4.3%). Read more.
Omega Fatty Acids and Their Clinical Importance: An Opinion
Published in Tekno Science on September 25, 2019
One of the important conclusions drawn about fish oil (rich in EPA and DHA) by several contributors is that EPA and DHA are of benefit in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and depression and anxiety. To achieve this beneficial action, it is suggested that an adult need to ake of 1g EPA + DHA per day. It was opined that increased intake of EPA/DHA could have prevented 227,000 European deaths during 2016. Read more.
Recent study devises “omega-3 calculator” to help researcher determine proper EPA and DHA doses
Published in Nutritional Outlook on August 28, 2019
A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition attempted to model the effects of omega-3 EPA and DHA supplementation on the omega-3 index of subjects. The model equation the researchers devised might make it possible to determine how much omega-3 EPA and DHA is needed to elevate the omega-3 index to the desired level. Read more.
Researchers develop “omega 3 calculator” to ensure the ideal dose
Published in Nutrition Insight on September 3, 2019
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition will make it possible to calculate how much omega 3 EPA and DHA is needed in studies, for subjects to reach a healthy Omega 3 Index. The index measures the level of omega 3 EPA and DHA’s in the blood, and can be used as a risk factor for heart disease, among other conditions. The researchers highlight that dose likely played a role in the relative success or failure of previous studies that have focused on omega 3 as a research variable. Read more.
New Study Allows Researchers to Calculate Proper Dose of Omega-3s
Published in WholeFoods Magazine on August 27, 2019
A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has made it possible for researchers to calculate how much omega-3 fatty acids they need to use in their studies in order for subjects to reach a healthy Omega-3 Index (O3I), according to a press release. Read more.
OmegaQuant Growth Recognized by 2019 Inc. 5000 List
Published in Nutraceuticals World on August 19, 2019
OmegaQuant, an independent, CLIA-certified lab that offers Omega-3 Index testing, has earned a spot on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list, which features the fastest-growing private companies in America. Growing 177% in a three-year period, OmegaQuant offers evidence-based nutritional status tests to researchers, health practitioners, and consumers, with a focus on fatty acids. Read more.
Episode #142: Prenatal DHA Testing with OmegaQuant
Featured in the Whole Mamas Podcast on July 16, 2019
Dr. Elana, host of the Whole Mamas Podcast interviews Dr. Kristina Harris Jackson from OmegaQuant, a company that specializes in Omega-3 testing. These beneficial fats are known as Essential Fatty Acids because your body cannot produce them on its own so they must come from your diet. This episode takes a deep dive into the science behind DHA, one of the essential fatty acids. Did you know that some research suggests that low levels of DHA can increase preterm births by 42%? Learn more about the importance of DHA during pregnancy and postpartum, how to test your levels, whether you should supplement, and what foods you can eat to boost your DHA levels. Listen here.