B Vitamins-Omega-3 and Cognitive Impairment

Cognition and Ageing: B Vitamins, Omega-3 Intake Reduces Decline in East Asian Elderly

A new meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT’s) found supplementing with Omega-3, EPA and DHA, could reduce Cognitive Decline in the elderly even more so for individuals already suffering from mild Cognitive Impairment. The meta-analysis included 18 RCT’s.  5 types of intervention were assessed: Micronutrient Supplementation Essential Fatty Acids Supplementation Chicken Essence Supplementation Nutraceuticals Nutritional…

Omega 3 prenatal

Maternal Intake of Fish, Omega-3s and Omega-6s Linked to Child Neurodevelopment

A new large scale review recently published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported significant differences in children whose mother’s consumed large amounts of Fish and Omega-3s in comparison to mothers that did not.  Prior observational studies have established some evidence that taking Omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) during pregnancy might be beneficial to…

Omega 3 and Childhood Brain Development

Omega-3’s Associated With Better Executive Function in Cohort of Young Children

New research has found young children outperformed their peers on a measure of executive function when they had higher levels of Omega’s in their blood. Over 300 children between the ages of 2 thru 6 years of age were participated in this recent study.  Blood spots tests were used to measure the participants Omega-3 index. …

Omega-3 Consumption and Hypertension

New research published in Hypertension shows a high Omega-3 Index, which is a newly established risk measure for heart disease, may be inversely related to Blood Pressure levels in healthy young adults.  This newest study supports a meta-analysis done in 2014 which concluded Blood-Pressure-Lowing effects could be associated with Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids. Over 2000…

PCOS-Omega-3 and Vitamin D

Combination of Omega-3 and Vitamin D May Benefit PCOS Patients

Researchers have found combining Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin D might benefit women who suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).  PCOS is an endocrine disorder which is believed to affect anywhere between 6% and 10% of women of reproductive age.  PCOS is characterized by impaired fertility, hyperandrogenism, menstrual dysfunction and polycystic ovaries.  There have…