These 2 supplements can protect you in many ways.

These 2 supplements can protect you in many ways.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Polyphenols and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish oils have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which have been demonstrated in several studies (Méndez L, Medina, 2021). Bioflavonoids are a family of polyphenolic compounds from plants (González R, et.al., 2011). Both bioflavonoids and polyphenols provide protection from free radical damage, peroxidation, and...
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Can omega 3 fatty acids help your memory?

Can omega 3 fatty acids help your memory?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  In the following study the researchers reviewed observational and randomized controlled trials looking for an association between cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and omega 3 fatty acids.  They found evidence from 33 studies suggesting that dietary and supplemental omega 3 fatty acids have a protective effect against cognitive impairment (Wood...
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Research update on omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular risk.

Research update on omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular risk.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  EPA and DHA are 2 of the main active ingredients in fish oil. The following research included a total of 40 studies with 135,267 participants (Bernasconi AA, et.al., 2020). The researcher investigated different cardiovascular outcomes as they related to intake of EPA and DHA. The studies were all randomized...
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Testosterone and omega 3 fatty acids.

Testosterone and omega 3 fatty acids.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Many men now have poor semen quality even at a young age. This research investigated testicular function and semen quality in young and healthy men (Jensen TK, et al., 2020). The researchers found that the men who supplemented with fish oil omega 3 fatty acids had a significant improvement...
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Omega 3 fatty acids lowers the response to stress.

Omega 3 fatty acids lowers the response to stress.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Stress affects the body in many ways. The body usually deals effectively with acute stress. Chronic stress however affects the body negatively and can even accelerate aging. This randomized, controlled study examined the impact of omega-3 supplementation on cellular aging-related biomarkers following a laboratory speech stressor (Madison AA, et...
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More research on air pollution and omega 3 fatty acids.

More research on air pollution and omega 3 fatty acids.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Air pollution with exposure to fine particles has shown to affect brain volume. The following study investigated if the potential neurotoxic effects of exposure to these fine particles could be modified by ingestion of omega 3 fatty acids (Chen C, et al., 2020). The participants were 1,315 women 65-80...
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This type of fat can help your cardiovascular system.

This type of fat can help your cardiovascular system.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  This study was conducted to evaluate the preventive effect of EPA and DHA on cardiovascular disease (Bernasconi AA, et al., 2020). EPA and DHA are the active ingredients of omega 3 fat. The research included 135,267 participants from 40 studies. The researchers found that supplementation with EPA and DHA...
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How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
There are a lot of recommendations for a ketogenic diet now, as a way of promoting health.Eating a ketogenic diet means that you eat a very high-fat diet.You can also find recommendations for consuming a lot of saturated fat.We have known about the effect of fat for quite some time.Let’s...
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Do you have kids? How to improve ADHD without side effects.

Do you have kids? How to improve ADHD without side effects.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  This research reviewed randomized controlled trials assessing the effects of omega 3fatty acids on clinical symptoms and cognition in children and young people withattention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (Chang JP, et al. 2017).The researchers also reviewed case-control studies which evaluated the levels ofomega 3 fatty acids in the blood...
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Do you want to feel less anxious? This has shown to help.

Do you want to feel less anxious? This has shown to help.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  No one wants to feel anxious, so what can you do?  The aim of this research was to find out if omega 3 fatty acids would reduce inflammatory markers and symptoms of anxiety in healthy young adults (Kiecolt-Glaser JK, et.al., 2011). The participants of this double blind placebo controlled...
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One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  Both omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids are essential which means we have to get them through the diet, since the body cannot make them.  The omega 6 fatty acid intake is quite a bit higher than the omega 3 intake the way most people eat now. Omega...
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Eating fish is not the best way to get Omega 3.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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How well is your fish oil absorbed?

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Save your eyes: reduce the risk of macular degeneration

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
We all value our eyesight. New research shows us an easy way to help prevent macular degeneration (Merle BM, et al. 2013). 963 participants were followed for 31 months and plasma fatty acids were measured from fasting blood samples, eye examinations were also performed. High plasma omega-3 fatty acids were...
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Women with low omega 3 fat intake have increased cardiovascular risk.

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Surprising benefit of omega 3 fatty acids

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Loss of muscle mass as we get older is a common problem for many. Omega 3 fatty acids have been found to stimulate protein anabolism (construction of protein) in animals, but it has not been known if omega 3 fatty acids are able to do the same in humans. The...
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Biological Aging

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Whatever your chronological age, your biological age may be more or less than that. If your chronological age is 60 years, you may biologically be only 50 if you are in good shape or it could be 70 if you are in bad shape.
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