Fish Oil

Fat - Not Always As 'Bad' As You Think

Kristina Johansen | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Fat is made up of fatty acid molecules that are joined together, usually in groups of three (a triglyceride). When eaten and digested, it's broken down into single fatty acids, which are then absorbed into the blood and used in a variety of different bodily functions. These include:

Is There Something Fishy About Omega-3?

Kristina Johansen | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Fish oils - and in turn omega-3 fatty acids, particularly DHA - have also been shown to play a very important role in the development of the central nervous system (the brain). So much so that it's been suggested that feeding fish oils to puppies can improve their memory retention and make them easier to train.

Diet for Dogs With Arthritis

Kristina Johansen | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kristina Johansen

Your pudgy pooch may look adorable but the extra fat he's carrying is sabotaging his health and significantly increasing his risk of many other diseases. Arthritis is a classic inflammatory condition and excess fat creates inflammation.

3 Delicious Fish Dishes That Take Less Than 20 Mins To Make

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After a busy week at work, the last thing you want to do is spend hours slaving away in front of a hot cooker. So, to help you prepare some healthy...

Fish Oil - A Must for Preventing Breast Cancer

Aidan Goggins | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Published last week in the British Medical Journal was a new meta-analysis of 21 studies of almost one million participants which concluded that consumption of omega 3 fatty acids, as found in fish, produces a significant reduction in the rate of breast cancer occurrence.

Fish Oil - Probably the Best Nutritional Supplement in the World

Aidan Goggins | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Amidst the dense fog of confusion lies the grounding of some basic and indisputable truths. Eat your veggies, cut down on sugar, exercise more often; these are all examples of statements that your mother would have iterated, and ones that should not go unheeded.

Why Eating Oily Fish Could Reduce Stroke Risk

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eating two portions of oily fish a week could help ward off a stroke, research suggests. Scientists have found that eating two helpings of oily fi...

Cases of Depression Soar - Is it What We're (Not) Eating?

Glen Matten | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

With burgeoning rates of depression, and our modern day diets in a pretty woeful state, is it time we started integrating nutritional strategies into the prevention and treatment of depression?

Fish Oil 'Does Not Cut Heart Risk'

PA | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Contrary to popular belief, fish oil supplements do not reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes, a large study has found. Scientists pooled ev...

Fish Oil 'Improves Muscle Strength' Research Suggests

PA | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A combination of fish oil and visits to the gym can help ageing muscles stay strong, research suggests. Women pensioners following the advice in a ...

Fish Oil Does Not Prevent Memory Loss

PA | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Omega-3 supplements do not appear to prevent mental decline in old age, a study review has shown. Previous research has suggested that omega-3 fatt...