Omega-3 heart benefits confirmed; 500mg/day recommended

March 10, 2008  
Filed under Dietary, Heart health

salmon.gifCM NEWS – Omega-3 fatty acids from oily fishes or capsules can reduce cardiovascular risk by up to 45%, according to a review of major scientific data. Experts recommend dosage of 500mg a day for healthy persons and 1 g for patients with coronary artery diseases. Read more

Typical North American diet is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids

March 9, 2008  
Filed under Dietary, Heart health

Child & Family Research Institute release – New research from the Child & Family Research Institute shows the typical North American diet of eating lots of meat and not much fish is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids and this may pose a risk to infant neurological development. Read more