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Omega-3 fatty acids – A review of the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids

The long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are vital for the body.   This is undisputed and is backed up by authorised European health claims[1] which state that these fatty acids are required for normal blood pressure, triglyceride levels, brain function, heart health and vision, as well as being needed … Continued

Omega 3 fatty acids and diabetes

Leading dietitian and research author, Dr Carrie Ruxton from HSIS explains the health benefits of Omega 3 fatty acids. She comments on a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (N Engl J Med 2012 367:309-318) in relation to people at risk from diabetes. Read or download the full statement here    

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