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January 24, 2014

People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil also may have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two years of brain health, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

MINNEAPOLIS — People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil also may have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two years of brain health, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 

Shrinking brain volume is a sign of Alzheimer's disease as well as normal aging.

June 5, 2013

Most Americans have little understanding of the importance of managing fats known as triglycerides to maintain cardiovascular health, according to a new survey.

MADISON, N.J. — Most Americans have little understanding of the importance of managing fats known as triglycerides to maintain cardiovascular health, according to a new survey.

To conduct the survey, researchers from Fairleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind polled 600 adults aged 40 and older, finding that 54% of respondents didn't know if it was better to have high or low levels of triglycerides, and 45% of those diagnosed as having high cholesterol didn't know.

May 21, 2013

Nordic Naturals now is offering Pro EPA Elite, a powerful EPA-only concentrate available without a prescription, the company stated.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Nordic Naturals now is offering Pro EPA Elite, a powerful EPA-only concentrate available without a prescription, the company stated.

With 1600 mg of the omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in each serving, Pro EPA Elite provides high intensity, therapeutic support for healthy triglyceride levels and heart health, while promoting key anti-inflammatory pathways.

December 27, 2012

Mustela, a baby care and stretch marks brand, is expanding its line of dermo-pediatric products with the new Stelatopia Lipid-Replenishing Balm.

NEW YORK — Mustela, a baby care and stretch marks brand, is expanding its line of dermo-pediatrics products with the new Stelatopia Lipid-Replenishing Balm.

May 10, 2012

Scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute’s Nutrition and Metabolism Center have developed a low-calorie, fruit-based high-fiber vitamin and mineral nutrition bar called the CHORI-bar that improves biological indicators — the bar increased HDL cholesterol and glutathione but lowered homocysteine — linked to the risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and associated decline in antioxidant defenses, the group reported Wednesday.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute’s Nutrition and Metabolism Center have developed a low-calorie, fruit-based high-fiber vitamin and mineral nutrition bar called the CHORI-bar that improves biological indicators — the bar increased HDL cholesterol and glutathione but lowered homocysteine — linked to the risk of cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and associated decline in antioxidant defenses, the group reported Wednesday.

March 28, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Wednesday launched Nordic GLA, a vegetarian borage oil made exclusively from non-GMO cold-pressed borage seed grown in New Zealand.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Nordic Naturals on Wednesday launched Nordic GLA, a vegetarian borage oil made exclusively from non-GMO cold-pressed borage seed grown in New Zealand. Gamma linolenic acid is a beneficial omega-6 fatty acid that occurs naturally in plants.

The product, available in 4 fl. oz., provides 480 mg of GLA per serving and supports radiant skin, hormonal balance, joint function and optimal body fat metabolism. In addition to being 100% vegetarian, Nordic GLA contains no gluten, milk derivatives or artificial colors and is flavor free.

June 26, 2011

Pharmavite's new Nature Made 300-mg Krill Oil supplement packs in all the EPAs and DHAs without the fishy aftertaste.

BOSTON — Pharmavite is talking up its Nature Made 300-mg Krill Oil supplement, which delivers a combination of omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants from naturally occurring Astaxanthin — a carotenoid that is found in microalgae, yeast, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, crayfish and crustaceans. Astaxanthin provides the red color of salmon meat and cooked shellfish.

March 22, 2011

Nordic Naturals is boosting its offerings with the introduction of a new salmon oil supplement.

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Nordic Naturals is boosting its offerings with the introduction of a new salmon oil supplement.

New Kenai Wild Alaskan salmon oil is available in 90-count, citrus-flavored soft gels and in an 8-oz liquid. The product contains up to 23 different omega fatty acids, including omegas 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 11, the company said.

January 3, 2011

Omega-3 fatty acids from seafood may reduce inflammation and symptoms of gum disease and risk of abnormal heartbeats, according to recent articles in the December 2010 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life e-newsletters for health professionals and consumers.

DENVER — Omega-3 fatty acids from seafood may reduce inflammation and symptoms of gum disease and risk of abnormal heartbeats, according to recent articles in the December 2010 PUFA Newsletter and Fats of Life e-newsletters for health professionals and consumers.