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Doctor insights on: Omega Fatty Acid

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What is healthier? Omega fatty acid supplements or fish?

What is healthier? Omega fatty acid supplements or fish?

Wild Fish: Wild fish like salmon, cod, trout, sardines, etc. Also contain vitamin d, of which many people need more. ...Read more

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Pregnant what fish can I eat to get omega fatty acids?

Pregnant what fish can I eat to get omega fatty acids?

Best to? What fish: Best to ask what fish to avoid. Dietary mercury has been implicated in the causation of many disorders, including autism, adhd, and learning disabilities. Avoid oly fish that may be contaminated with mercury. See website for list of fish to avoid. Http://www. Americanpregnancy. Org/pregnancyhealth/fishmercury. Htmn. ...Read more

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What is the omega fatty acid content in air popped popcorn? How much omega 3 & 6?

What is the omega fatty acid content in air popped popcorn? How much omega 3 & 6?

Will vary: This is not something that is standardized. Therefore there is a range. ...Read more

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Can a combination of omega fatty acids 3, 6, 9 along with spirulina be helpful in treating "periventricular leukomalacia" for a kid of 11 years?

Can a combination of omega fatty acids 3, 6, 9 along with spirulina be helpful in treating "periventricular leukomalacia" for a kid of 11 years?

Unlikely to matter: Pvl is similar to having the corn crop die when it doesn't get rain. The nerve cells, like the corn, have a limited chance to grow & form & if nutrients don't come in time it dies. Nerves will not repair or regenerate after they die. Pvl reflects such an injury. Good basic nutrition allows you to maximize any remaining nerves, but extra herbs & supplements just create expensive urine. ...Read more

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Do coconuts have omega three fatty acids?

Coconut oil: Coconut oil is not an omega-3 fatty acid but contains medium-chain fatty acids. It is beneficial in many ways, differently than omega-3. ...Read more

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What's omega three fatty acids and it's capsule good for??

What's omega three fatty acids and it's capsule good for??

Good fats: These are polyunsaturated fatty acids, of 3 kinds, found in plants and sea food. May help lipid profile and against heart attack and stoke. Large dose may cause bleeding stroke. Eating fish 2 times a week may help more ...Read more

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Please help docs! Is omega 3s fatty acids good for me am just 17yrs old?

Please help docs! Is omega 3s fatty acids good for me am just 17yrs old?

I'm skeptical: I'm glad you're health-conscious. Despite the enormous promotion for three decades, the studies are contradictory and real evidence that these oils have any benefit to the heart is slim. The last three big studies were terrible disappointments. They're no substitute for eating sensibly, avoid smoking and unhealthy excesses, and intense aerobic fitness. ...Read more

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What are omega-3 fatty acids?

What are omega-3 fatty acids?

Essential to life: Omega-3 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids because they're necessary for our health, but our bodies can't make them. We have to eat them: fish, such as salmon, tuna, and halibut; other seafood including algae and krill; some plants; and nut oils. They're crucial in brain development, and are anti-inflammatory. Helpful in heart disease, depression, bipolar disorder, ra, and others. ...Read more

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Are omega-3 fatty acids good for me?

Are omega-3 fatty acids good for me?

See details: A very good question and one that is not easily answered. The one major point is that supplemental omega 3s have no significant value in reducing risk of heart disease or cancers and may increase the risk of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What is the function of omega-3 fatty acids?

Theory: In theory, they raise the good (HDL) cholesterol but that theory is being questioned because the data that support its benefit is weak. ...Read more

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How are omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids different?

Omega 3 vs Omega6: Omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids are essential to the body to maintain certain functions and to aid in keeping you healthy. Most sources of omega-6 fatty acids can be found in the food you eat in your daily diets, while omega-3 fatty acids may be taken as a supplement. ...Read more

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Why do we need fatty acids (as in omega-3 fatty acids)?

Why do we need fatty acids (as in omega-3 fatty acids)?

We don't: They're reported to improve a whole host of physiologic parameters, in particular, raising the HDL (good) cholesterol. But recent studies of outcome are disappointing. Any effect they have is small at best. There's no current recommendation to supplement your diet with them. ...Read more

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How effective is Calamarine as an omega-3 fatty acids suplement?

How effective is Calamarine as an omega-3 fatty acids suplement?

Calamarine: I am unable to find any scientic evidence demonstrating the effects of this product. ...Read more

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What exactly is the leafy green that is high in omega 3 fatty acids?

Omega 3 fats: The most common sources of omega 3 fats aren't greens, but are fish oils. However, you might be thinking of purslane, a salad green which has 400mg of omega-3's in each serving along with vit a, calcium, potassium, & iron. Kale is a good source too. Brussels sprouts are also high in ala -- which can be converted into epa and dha if your metabolic systems are working well. ...Read more

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Omega-3 fatty acids affect personality?

Omega-3 fatty acids affect personality?

No: This nutritional supplement will not alter your innate personality.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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