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Can Omega 3's reduce fatal outcomes in
Very-long chain omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) have anti-inflammatory properties that may help reduce morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 infection. The Fatty Acid research Institute conducted a pilot study in 100 patients to test the hypothesis that RBC EPA+DHA levels (the Omega-3 Index, O3I) would be inversely associated with risk for death... More...
Empowering immunity with micronutrients
An Expert Panel independently reviewed the global scientific evidence regarding the roles micronutrients play in support of the immune response, including against viral infections. Viral infections can be of particular concern, as highlighted by both seasonal influenza, and the recent outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV or Covid-19). Indeed, viral infections are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. More..
Evidence for n3-PUFA deficiency in ADHD
A meta-study shows strong evidence supporting a role for n3-PUFAs deficiency in ADHD, and for advocating n-3 PUFAs supplementation as a clinically relevant intervention in this group of patients. More..
Obesity and pro-inflammatory breastmilk
Breastmilk from obese mothers has a pro-inflammatory fatty acid profile and decreased concentrations of fatty acids and carotenoids that have been shown to have a critical role in early visual and neurodevelopment. More..
Nutrition Focus on Brain
Innova Market Insights shows that brain health is a growing category for product launches, and within this space, certain botanicals are gaining recognition for their ability to provide a mental boost. Baby & toddlers remains the leading market category for brain health claims. More..
Dose response DHA and birthweight
Research shows that a daily intake of 600 mg DHA in the last half of pregnancy is beneficial for higher birthweight and lower early preterm birthrate. More..