How and when to take Omega-3

Grilled salmon with vegetables on pan

“When should I take Omega-3?” We’re often asked this question. You can take a fish oil supplement at anytime, however it’s important to take it alongside a meal. Omega-3s won’t be absorbed as efficiently when taken on an empty stomach. Remember to take your fish oil with a good source of fat, as this can […]

Depression, anxiety and the link to Omega 3

Mental Health Awareness Month, behavioral health care. Post COVID-19 pandemic mental health

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 […]

Why Omega-3s are crucial for pregnant moms

Pregnant woman drinking fresh water in kitchen, healthcare during pregnancy concept

A new pregnancy should hopefully be a very happy and joyful time. Expecting a new life is a wonderful experience. However, some young mums may have concerns about how successful their pregnancy is, and how healthy their baby will be. Of the many questions that young mums ask, “Am I taking the right prenatal vitamins?” […]

Omega-3 levels in Ireland

Nutritional Therapist Barbara Barrett

Testing Omega-3 levels in Ireland is so important. Having the right levels can change the way we think, feel and age. Thanks to Clair Whitty from The Natural Health Store  and Alan McGuire for a fantastic radio interview on South East Radio in sunny Wexford on Saturday 13th August Listen in as they join Wild […]

What are the links between diet and the menopause?

Menopause is simply a pause for some of us in our 40s and 50s. For others, it’s a giant full stop!  As our bodies undergo massive changes, our youthful health and well-being can often take a sudden plunge.  However, women’s experience in different parts of the world can vary hugely. In Japan, even the word […]

DPA – the missing Omega you may never have heard of.

Wild Atlantic Health - Omega 3

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 […]