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Diet Could Be Life or Death for Prostate Cancer Patients

...ce fed a diet high in omega-6, a different type of polyunsaturated fatty acid found in vegetable oils. In normal mice not engineered for prostate cancer, all survived regardless of diet, according to the study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids include cold water fi...

Omega-3 Fattyacids Keeps Retinopathy at Bay

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids protect against the development and progression of retinopathy, a deterioration of the retina, in mice. This is the major finding of a study that appears in the journal Nature Medicine. The study was a collaborative effort by researche...

Very Soon You can Eat to Your Hearts Content

...ne of these types of fat: fish oil, flax seed oil, polyunsaturated fat from vegetable oil, saturated fat, trans-monou...ch as in olive oil. Fish oil, flax seed oil and polyunsaturated fats are considered "healthy" fats. Saturated fat found in meats, milk and cheeses, coconut oil, pa...

Higher Intake of Fish and Vitamin D Reduces the Risk of Age-related Macular Disease

...ar (severe) AMD. "Dietary total omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intake was inversely associated with ne...t to include more foods rich in omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids could result in a reduction in the risk of having neovascular AMD," the authors conclude...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Affect Risk of Depression, Inflammation

...ose diets contain dramatically more of one kind of polyunsaturated fatty acid than another may be at greater risk// for both clinical depression and certain inflammatory diseases. The report, published online this week in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine, suggests that we need to balance out our intake of omega-...

Little Convincing Evidence That Omega-3 Combats Depression

...ed widespread attention. Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids, or PUFAs, which include ALA, EPA, and DHA. They are involved in chemical messaging in the brain, and help regulate blood vessel activity and aspects of the immune system that affect the central nervous system. The main dietary sources ...

Higher Level of Certain Fatty Acid Associated with Lower Dementia Risk

...disease and dementia. In addition, DHA, an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish, appears to affect dementia risk and to be important for the proper functioning of the central nervous system. Ernst J. Schaefer, M.D., Jean Mayer U.S. Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at T...

The interplay of genes, diet and heart disease

...6 fatty acids, as well as omega-3 fatty acids, are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and, according to a report fro...SDA HNRCA, notes that "previous research points to polyunsaturated fatty acids like omega-3s and omega-6s as 'good' fats, thought to reduce risk of heart disease by lo...

Mustard Oil can Reduce the Risk of Heart Diseases

...tty acids and a high amount of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are good for health. Manchand...w saturated fats, high mono-unsaturated fats, high polyunsaturated fatty acids such as omega-3 and stability at high temperatures, which makes it ideal for Indian cook...

Fatty Fish consumption may reduce Kidney Cancer risk

...fish. 20-30 times higher amounts of marine omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was found in fatty cold-water fish than in lean fish and the vitamin D content was 3-5 times higher in the former than the latter. The occurrence and progression of renal cell carcinoma has been associated with lower levels of serum vitam...

Molecule responsible for age associated macular degeneration identified

... AMD. The retina cells that detect light contain polyunsaturated fatty lipids that are exquisitely sensitive to damage by oxygen. Even in healthy eyes, these cells are renewed every ten days. The researchers at Case and Cleveland Clinic used a method developed by Salomon to specifically detect and measure the amou...

Burger Eaters Watch Out

...lammatory abilities of HDL seemed to increase with polyunsaturated meal. Stephen J. Nicholls, Cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio said, "The take-home, public-health message is this: It's further evidence to support the need to aggressively reduce the amount of saturated fat consumed in the diet." He conclude...

Study Shows That The Quality Of HDL Produced Depends On The Food Consumed

... that by comparison, eating a meal that is high in polyunsaturated fat does not disturb the measures of vascular heal... volunteers were asked to eat a meal with a 75% of polyunsaturated fat, and another identical meal, with the only difference being that it contained 89.6% saturated fa...

Altering Fatty Acid Levels in Diet May Reduce Prostate Cancer Growth Rate

..., safflower oils and red meats are the predominant polyunsaturated fatty acids in the Western diet. The healthier marine omega-3 fatty acids are found in cold-water fish like salmon, tuna and sardines. “Corn oil is the backbone of the American diet. We consume up to 20 times more omega-6 fatty acids in our diet co...

Increasing Omega -3 fatty acids Could Decrease Prostate Cancer Growth

..., safflower oils and red meats are the predominant polyunsaturated fatty acids in the Western diet. The healthier marine omega-3 fatty acids are found in cold-water fish like salmon, tuna and sardines. "Corn oil is the backbone of the American diet. We consume up to 20 times more omega-6 fatty acids in our diet c...

'Diet Modifications' - less effective against Stress

Diet enriched with long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFA), when given to rats kept in ...s E and F were fed a diet enriched with long chain polyunsaturated acids (LC-PUFA) which are normally found in milk and dairy products. The rats were subjected to di...

Fish Oil does not Appear to Protect Against Abnormal Heart Rhythms

...tudies indicate that intake of very-long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3 PUFAs) as present in fish or fish oil is associated with a reduction in cardiovascular death, possibly by reducing susceptibility to cardiac arrhythmia, according to background information in the article. Recent trials on fish o...

Polyunsaturated Fat, Vitamin E Lowers Risk Of Motor Neurone Disease

...ound 60 percent, by using a diet, which is high in polyunsaturated fat// or vitamin E, according to a new study. In the study, polyunsaturated fat included both omega-6 fat found abundantly in vegetable oils such as corn oil and omega 3 fat fo...

Polyunsaturated Fats And Vitamin E Cut MND Risk By 60 Percent

...tch researchers suggests that eating foods high in polyunsaturated fats and vitamin E could bring down the risk of de...re they fell ill. Particular attention was paid to polyunsaturated fatty acids and vitamin E. These results were compared with 220 healthy people after taking age, sex...

A Diet Rich in Omega-3 Has Numerous Health Benefits

...l balanced diet. Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of polyunsaturated fat which the body cannot make on its own, so these fats must be taken in through food or as supplements. They are found naturally in oily fish, such as tuna, salmon and sardines. Vegetable sources include pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds and oil, flaxseeds...

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