November 2020

The Health & Food Supplements Information Service Reaffirms The Benefits Of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

These are supplements, not drugs, and expectations are unrealistic, says dietitian In response to the findings of a new clinical trial[1] regarding the high-dose omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, in relation to heart health outcomes, Dr Carrie Ruxton, dietitian from the health & Food Supplements Information Service notes:  “This latest clinical trial does not … Continued

Not ‘All In The Mind’ Study Ignores The Fact That Dietary Supplements Are Intended For Overall Health Maintenance

A new study has reviewed the usage of nutritional supplements in relation to disease and clinical outcomes.[1] Commenting on this latest study, dietitian, Dr Carrie Ruxton from the Health & Food Supplements Information Service notes: “Supplements are for topping up nutrients in people who want to achieve recommended dietary requirements and should not be viewed … Continued