Monthly archives: November 2017

 
omega-3-son-saludables
 
 
 

We know omega-3 are healthy, but we do not act accordingly

Apparently, and according to a recent study performed in the United States and in Germany, in spite of we have an adequate knowledge of nutrients and their health effects, including those of omega-3 fatty acids, our Omega-3 Index (the percentage of EPA+DHA with respect to total fatty acids in red blood cell) is below the recommendations for cardiovascular protection ( ≥8%). All participants in this study believed that a balanced […]

 
nutrigenomica y omega-3
 
 
 

Nutrigenomics and omega-3 fatty acids

Each cell in the human body contains about 25,000 to 35,000 genes. Genes carry the information that determines our traits; each gene has specific instructions for making proteins: a gene “tells” a cell how to make a specific protein (gene expression). This is very important because proteins are the building blocks for everything in our body (for example, muscles, bones, teeth, hair, and blood), and they are used by the […]