Omega 3 Fatty Acids

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.

If We Have Such a Healthy Diet Why Are More Than a Quarter of Us Dying of Heart Disease?

Nigel Denby | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

We have to accept that some people cannot and will not ever eat a healthy diet. So, we ought to plug our nutritional gaps, and protect ourselves from disease with good quality supplements. Better to be safe than sorry!

How Do You Ensure Your Child Stays Healthy in the School Year Ahead?

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

Good nutrition contributes to healthy growth and development, as well as to chronic disease prevention. It promotes positive behaviour among children and impacts concentration and learning abilities.

Changing Lives By Changing Food Production

Gavin Megaw | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gavin Megaw

The All Black rugby player had been locked in his room for days, shutting out all contact with friends, family and fellow players. It was 4am when he finally picked up the phone to call a helpline. The reply at the other end was simple, "hello friend". It started a process that led to therapy that has been helping to change the life of Brent Pope for many years.

Supplement Taken By Millions 'Linked To Cancer'

Posted 11.07.2013 | UK

A supplement taken by millions for its health benefits may help to trigger aggressive and lethal prostate cancer, research has shown. Omega-3 fatty...

Seven 'Good' Habits That Are Bad for Your Health | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Think you know what's good for you? You may be surprised. Take a look at these seven seemingly good habits that can actually be bad for your health.

Feed Your Child to Better Results

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

There is a widespread belief among experts that nutrition and diet influences cognitive function in a number of ways; nutrients such as certain types of fats and vitamins have a positive effect as do eating habits such as starting the day with a healthy breakfast, whilst excessive amounts of sugar can cause problems.

Omega-3 Could Protect Women From Post-Natal Depression

PA | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eating more fish could help protect vulnerable women from post-natal depression, research suggests. Evidence points to low levels of omega-3 fatty ...

Omega 3, 6, 9 the Numbers Don't Add Up

Martin Sadofski | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Sadofski

A lot of people think if they're taking Omega 3,6,9 that they're getting a more 'complete' Omega. More is better, right?

Does Sugar Make You Stupid?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you can’t get through the day without a can of fizz, two sugars in your tea or a junk food binge, you are not only ruining your waistline - you c...

Can Fish Prevent Alzheimer's Disease?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Those who eat plenty of fish (and other foods containing high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids) could be lowering their risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a ...

7 Reasons to Eat Chia

Polly Noble | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Noble

I am a huge fan of chia seed. Chia is an ancient superfood staple of the Incan, Mayan and Aztec cultures which means means 'strength' in Mayan so it is not surprising that they have earned the nickname 'Indian Running Food'.