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Jarrow Formulas' Coconut Oil Customer Celebrates 100th Birthday!

Ella Bess Baker Jackson of Laguna Woods, California turned 100 years old on March 12, 2009. Nicknamed "Betty" after the famed "Betty Boop" character, Betty Jackson's story is a purely American one. Born in rural Texas, Betty picked cotton on her family's farm as a youth. She s...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key to Fetal Development - Possible Mercury Contamination Concerns in Some Fish Oil Avoided With Plant-based DHA in PreNexa(R) Prenatal Vitamins

MAPLE GROVE, Minn., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading experts specifically recommend Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) as a key omega-3 fatty acid for prenatal development(1, 2, 3). DHA, derived from plants or fish, is consumed in the form of food or nutritional supplements. However, there is increasing ...

Extra Helpings of Vegetables, Olive Oil May Extend Life

Not all items on the Mediterranean diet are equally beneficial, study shows,, WEDNESDAY, June 24 (HealthDay News) -- Some components of a Mediterranean diet may be more vital to good health than others, a new report suggests. A study from researchers at the University of Athens Medi...

New Study Shows Fish Oil Improves Cholesterol Levels in Professional Football Players

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish oil given to professional football players has proven to be effective for improving cholesterol levels, according to a study published in the January/February 2009 issue of Sports Health, A Multidisciplinary Approach . The patented fish oil...

Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil Now Available in New Zealand

New Zealand pharmacy chain teams up with U.S.-based manufacturer of Ancient Minerals ultra pure topical magnesium chloride products to help spread the word about the rejuvenating abilities of magnesium oil. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2009 -- LL Magnetic Clay Inc. a...

LSUHSC research shows fish oil protects against diseases like Parkinson's

New Orleans, LA Dr. Nicolas Bazan, Director of the Neuroscience Center of Excellence, Boyd Professor, and Ernest C. and Yvette C. Villere Chair of Retinal Degenerative Diseases Research at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, will present new research findings showing that an omega three fatty...

The Healy Law Firm Represents Plaintiff in $12 Million Settlement with Clark USA Over Fatal Illinois Oil Refinery Accident

Agreement brings legal closure to 14-year litigation initiated after two mechanics were killed in 1995 oil refinery at Clark Refining in Blue Island, Ill. Chicago, IL (Lexis Nexis) April 6, 2009 -- In an agreement that brings legal closure to a 14-year nightmare, plaint...

Tea tree oil and silver together make more effective antiseptics

In the fight against infected skin wounds, mixing tea tree oil and silver or putting them in liposomes, (small spheres made from natural lipids), greatly increases their antimicrobial activity and may minimise any side effects. Wan Li Low and colleagues from the University of Wolverhampton pres...

American Heart Association Finds Omega-6 Fatty Acids in Soybean Oil Are Heart-Healthy

Research Dispels Myths Surrounding Essential Fat ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- A new science advisory from the American Heart Association (AHA) concludes that omega-6 fatty acids may decrease risk for heart disease when part of a healthy eating plan. Omega-6s are essential polyunsaturate...

Spanish scientists confirm extra virgin olive oil helps to combat breast cancer

This release is available in Spanish . Researchers of the Catalonian Institute of Oncology (Spain) and the University of Granada (Spain) have discovered that extra virgin olive oil may help to combat breast cancer, according to a paper published in the last issue of the renowned scien...

The Healing Power of Ancient Minerals Magnesium Oil Now Available Down Under

Australian company joins growing list of Ancient Minerals international distributors. San Ramon, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2009 -- LL Magnetic Clay, Inc. announced today that Australian company Rejuve Health Products Pty Ltd. has entered into an agreement to market and dis...

RingingCedarsofRussia.org Releases Pine Nut Oil Research Showing That Digestive and Stomach Disorders Respond to Unique Super Food: Siberian Pine Nut Oil

RingingCedarsofRussia.org released research this month demonstrating why the cold pressed oil of Siberian Cedar nuts, also known as Pinus Sibirica, has been considered an ancient super food. In a clinical trial conducted by Professor A. B. Krivosheev from the City Clinical Hospital of Novosibirsk...

Three Times More Powerful Than Fish Oil, MegaRed(TM) Omega-3 Krill Oil Now Available Nationwide

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Health-conscious consumers who are tired of taking several large fish oil softgels every day now have a smaller, more powerful alternative to fish oil supplements in MegaRed(TM) Omega-3 Krill Oil from Schiff. MegaRed delivers essential omega-3 fatty acid...

New anti-cancer components of extra-virgin olive oil revealed

Good quality extra-virgin olive oil contains health-relevant chemicals, 'phytochemicals', that can trigger cancer cell death. New research published in the open access journal BMC Cancer sheds more light on the suspected association between olive oil-rich Mediterranean diets and reductions in br...

Phenols in Quality Olive Oil Suppress Breast Cancer Gene

But study cautions lab findings were at levels unlikely to be achieved in real life WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Spanish researchers have identified anti-cancer chemicals in extra-virgin olive oil that may help explain the apparent link between eating an olive oil-rich Medite...

Nordic Naturals Offers Cod Liver Oil Solutions in Response to Recent Vitamin A and Vitamin D Controversy

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the commentary entitled "Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A Toxicity, Frequent Respiratory Infections, and the Vitamin D Deficiency Epidemic" published on November 11th by 16 well known supplement experts, Nordic Naturals announced today that its co...

Lights Out For Bed Bugs as "BEST YET" Cedar Oil Solution Solves International Bed Bug Dilemma

The North American Bed Bug Epidemic has Organic Scientist Dave Glassel smiling. Mr. Glassel is the President and the founder of CedarCide Industries, Inc. located in The Woodlands, Texas. CedarCide Industries is a world leader in the formulation of biological insect control products. The BEST Y...

Canola Oil Consumed During Pregnancy Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Offspring

Mouse study found it was better than corn oil during gestation and lactation TUESDAY, Nov. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Women whose mothers consumed canola oil during pregnancy and breast-feeding may be less likely to develop breast cancer than those whose mothers consumed corn oil, a new s...

Coconut Oil May Help Fight Childhood Pneumonia

Symptoms eased faster when it was added to,,antibiotic therapy, study found,,,, THURSDAY, Oct. 30 (HealthDay News) -- Virgin coconut oil, added to antibiotic therapy, may help relieve the symptoms of community-acquired pneumonia in kids faster than antibiotic therapy alone, a new study...

Fish Oil Supplements Help With Heart Failure

Study found a small but significant reduction in deaths; parallel study on cholesterol-lowering statin found no beneficial effect. SUNDAY, Aug. 31 (HealthDay News) -- Daily supplements of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids -- the kind found in fish oil -- reduced deaths and hospitaliz...

Eniva USA Efacor(R) Fish Oil (Non-Fishy Lemon Taste) Receives ConsumerLab.com Seal of Approval

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Another Eniva nutraceutical moves to the forefront of those supplements known for their excellent quality and valid claims. Eniva's Efacor has recently received industry recognition for ensuring product quality standards from ConsumerLab.com. ConsumerLab.com...

Fish Oil Fueling Equine Olympians

The U.S. Olympic eventing squad has a new tool in their arsenal in their quest for gold. The team and their mounts are being fueled by the pure omega-3 fish oils in Wellpride Omega-3 Fish Oil for Horses® and Omega-Cure™ for humans, provided by the Venice, Florida based companies Wellpri...

Fish oil and red yeast rice studied for lowering blood cholesterol

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A great deal of scientific evidence shows that cholesterol-reducing medications known as statins can help prevent coronary artery disease. Although the safety of these medications has been well documented, as many as 40 percent of patients who receive a prescription for statins...

Paramed Systems Achieves Significant Business Milestone in the Offshore Oil and Gas Evacuation Market

SALT LAKE CITY, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramed Systems today announced the release and first shipment of their marine-grade Mobility Offers Versatility (MOV) chair, a fully motorized stair climbing chair to oil and gas platform operators in the Gulf of Mexico. The use of the MOV chair on drill...

Dietary oil may need help in avoiding any side effects of weight loss

COLUMBUS, Ohio An oil made of natural fatty acids that is sometimes used as a weight-loss supplement may need to be paired with hormones or other substances to prevent health problems that can follow rapid weight loss, a new study suggests. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a compound naturally ...

Demand for NutraCea Rice Bran Oil Prompts Major Expansion of Irgovel Plant Ahead of Schedule

PHOENIX, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, announced today that they have accelerated their plans to expand the recently acquired Irgovel plant located in Pelotas, Brazil ...

Dogs and Cats Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids Just as Humans Do - Nordic Naturals Offers Premium Fish Oil to Supplement Pets' Diet!

WATSONVILLE, Calif., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Cod liver oil is a valuable source of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, and naturally occurring Vitamins A and D for our animal companions. Nordic Naturals, the leading supplier of fish oil products in the natural products industry, introdu...

New steroid test uses oil exploration technique

Its a technique that has previously been used for oil exploration now researchers at The University of Nottingham have developed a new, highly sensitive, anti-doping steroid test using hydropyrolysis. The process which uses high pressure environments to investigate the chemical structure and ...

Fish Oil Flounders, But Fiber Might Lower Stroke Risk

Pair of studies examine effect of diet on stroke prevention, outcomes,,,, THURSDAY, Feb. 21 (HealthDay News) -- Fish oil won't help prevent a stroke, but a high-fiber diet might make a difference, say two new studies designed to assess the impact of nutrition on stroke. "Fish oils ...

NutraCea to Purchase Largest Rice Bran Oil Processing Facility in South America

NutraCea to Incorporate New Proprietary Technology to Create Healthier and Higher Value Products PHOENIX, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NutraCea (OTC Bulletin Board: NTRZ), a world leader in stabilized rice bran (SRB), nutrient research and technology, announced today...

Consuming extra virgin olive oil helps to combat degenerative diseases such as cancer

This release is also available in Spanish . In the 1960s, Ancer Keys, a US expert on nutrition, studied the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet for the first time. Since then many studies on the benefits of olive oil have been conducted. According to several studies performed in Ital...

Fish Oil May Help Prevent Alzheimer's

Omega-3 fatty acid boosts protein that destroys brain plaques, study finds FRIDAY, Dec. 28 (HealthDay News) -- The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil might play an important role in preventing Alzheimer's disease, according to a research team at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA...

Why fish oil is good for you

It's good news that we are living longer, but bad news that the longer we live, the better our odds of developing late-onset Alzheimer's disease. Many Alzheimer's researchers have long touted fish oil, by pill or diet, as an accessible and inexpensive "weapon" that may delay or prevent this ...

MM2 Group Closes Sale for New Fish Oil Product

Transaction Valued at Over $96,000 LIVINGSTON, N.J., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MM2 Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: MMGP) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Genotec Nutritionals, Inc., a New York based nutraceutical company which generates its sales fr...

RigNet and NuPhysicia Partner to Provide High Tech Health Solutions to Oil and Gas Industry

HOUSTON, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- RigNet, Inc., a leading global provider of managed communications solutions for the upstream oil and gas industry and the telemedicine veterans of NuPhysicia LLC, announce their partnership this week at the Offshore Communications Conference in Houston, Texas. T...

Purified Fish Oil Concentrates Offer Solution to Current Seafood Controversy for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women!

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of last week's controversy between FDA warnings to limit the consumption of seafood for pregnant women and the announcement from private and other federal groups recommending pregnant/lactating women consume at least 12 ounces of fish and se...

Canola Oil Can Help Americans Meet Dietary Fat Recommendations

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Substitution of canola oil for common dietary fats in the U.S. would increase compliance with recommended intakes of saturated, monounsaturated and plant omega-3 fats, noted a modeling study published in the October 2007 issue of the Journal of the...

Study Demonstrates Martek's Algal DHA Oil Improves Blood Triglyceride Lipid Levels

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martek's life'sDHA(TM) from microalgae is effective in reducing the level of triglycerides in male hypertriglyceridemic patients, according to a study published in the current issue of The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. In this study DH...

Fish Oil Might Help Relieve MS

Omega-3 fatty acids ease immune dysfunction, study suggests FRIDAY, Aug. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Fish oil containing omega-3 fatty acids could benefit multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, a U.S. study finds. Omega-3 fatty acids contain eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), w...

Baking Expert Puts Health in the Holidays With Canola Oil

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indulging with less guilt is easy this holiday season. Simply substitute canola oil for other oils or solid fat in recipes to replace "naughty" saturated fat with "nice" unsaturated fat. This especially applies to baking, which results in many...
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