Omega-3 has yet again shown health benefits in a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers studied 27 women with type-2 diabetes split into omega-3 and placebo groups.* The study demonstrated that women taking omega-3 had a significant reduction in total fat mass and diameter of the fat cells under the skin surface. In addition, triacylglycerol levels and the ratio to HDL cholesterol were significantly lower [...]
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A recent study by researchers in Norway suggests that Omega-3 may improve brain function. The study involved 2031 elderly Norwegians.  Researchers examined the intake of seafood products and brain performance. The study showed that there was a significant increase of cognitive performance in the participants that consumed at least 10 grams of fish or fish products per day. The best test results were with 75 grams intake of fish or [...]
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A study published in Public Health Nutrition researched the link between vitamin C, dairy and abdominal weight. Participants included 900 Iranian women, ages 40 to 60 years old. Those with low intakes of vitamin C, calcium and dairy carried more abdominal weight. The study found that those with low vitamin C intake had a 131% chance of higher abdominal fat accumulation, while low calcium increased the risk by 30%. Researchers [...]
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At the 2007 World Congress on Osteoarthritis, a new joint health study to be published in the Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Journal was announced. University of California, San Diego studied the effects that MSM has on cartilage health and osteoarthritic knees. The results of the study showed that MSM may act as a “barrier, shielding cartilage in early stages of osteoarthritis from further degeneration.” The UCSD researchers have more studies planned [...]
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