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Post image for Heart risk factors less common in fish lovers

By Amy Norton
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Middle-aged and older men who eat fish every day are less likely than infrequent fish eaters to develop a collection of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study suggests.
Whether a fishy diet itself is the reason for the benefit is not clear from the […]

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Post image for After a point, more omega-3s don’t help the heart

By Genevra Pittman
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Memo to adults with heart disease: If you’re already eating a fair amount of fish and taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements, the extra boost may not be doing much to help your heart.
New research suggests that only patients with very low daily intake of certain omega-3 fatty acids, […]

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Post image for Omega-3 fatty acids help prevent all-cause mortality and cardovascular events

A new trial suggests that supplements of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) may reduce risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks.
The trial, published in the April 10, 2010 issue of European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation showed that supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) was associated with […]

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Post image for Vitamin combo may delay aging: Mouse study

A cocktail of vitamins, minerals and herbals may delay the major aspects of the ageing process and extend lifespan by 10 per cent, according to a mouse study from Canada.
Mice fed a supplement containing 30 dietary ingredients did not experience a 50 per cent loss in daily movement like other non-supplemented animals, according to findings […]

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Post image for Omega 3’s may help cut colon cancer risk

March 23, 2010
(Reuters Health) – People who eat plenty of fish oil and other omega-3 fatty acids could cut their risk of colon cancer, new research hints.
Studies in animals and a couple of small trials in people suggest that fish oil supplementation can fight inflammation and may have cancer-fighting properties, Dr. Sangmi Kim of the […]

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