Omega-3 deficiency is widespread. According to the World Health Organisation, 1 in 4 people worldwide will be affected by Mental illness at some point in their lives. There is a link between Omega-3 deficiency and depression and anxiety, yet most of us are deficient in this essential fatty acid, due to low seafood intake, the […]
It’s that time of the year when we can all feel the seasons are a-changin’. As we slip into September, we know at a latitude of over 35° North, the amount of solar UV light needed to produce Vitamin D declines dramatically. As a result, between October and April each year, we get a minimal […]
DPA in Omega-3 can be considered “the missing Omega-3”. We’ve all listened to podcasts and lectures about the different Omega-3 essential fatty acids. Normally there’s mention of EPA, DHA and ALA. However, DPA (22 : 5n-3) docosapentaenoic acid is often overlooked. It has always been part of healthy nutrition because infants obtain almost as much DPA as DHA in […]
Would you be interested to hear that a little known family of molecules, Vitamin K, may be the missing ingredient in your diet? And may decrease your chance of dying from heart disease or osteoporosis, two leading causes of death. It may even help with diabetes, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and certain cancers.
Startling disclosures from previously hidden sources that Prozac is no more effective than a placebo in treating clinical depression have met with reactions ranging from surprise to despair. However, these revelations are neither new nor surprising. Unconvincing outcomes from earlier trials raised serious questions about the efficacy, as well as safety, of new-generation antidepressants, and […]
While the health benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) omega-3 have been well established for the past three decades, it is only recently, since its appearance as a pharmaceutical agent, that this remarkable fish oil product has received recognition for its usefulness as a preventive and therapeutic agent in a wide range of clinical disorders. […]