Yearly archives: 2018

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 supplementation may be helpful in maintaining cardiovascular health in premenopausal women

Triglycerides are the main form of fat storage by the body: the unused calories are stored in fat cells, and hormones release them to produce energy; but if more calories are consumed than burned, we can have “high triglycerides”. Having a high level of triglycerides in the blood is a common problem, but we cannot neglect it, because increases the cardiovascular risk; “hypertriglyceridemia” (high triglycerides) may contribute to hardening of […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids, a new weapon in the fight against the effects of pollution

Maybe you have heard about particulate matter lately, most likely in relation to the air pollution in cities, but do you know what the term “particulate matter” refers to? It is a term that refers to the mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. These particles have many sizes (some can be seen with the naked eye, while others are so small that can only be […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 and eye disorders age-related

Eye health and quality of life are related, it is therefore important the prevention and control of eye disorders, above all keeping in mind that they are common and can go unnoticed for a long time (because some have no symptoms at first). We should visit an ophthalmologist at least in the same way we should do with the dentist, for example, since early treatment is key to prevent some […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 supplementation in behavioral disorders during childhood

Behavioral disorders during childhood arise from a variety of factors that have in common that can cause emotional disturbance, stress, irritability, aggressiveness, insomnia, and other problems; these factors are interrelated and negatively affect the participation of children in school life and have a significant impact on children’s mental health and quality of life. Behavioral disorders are more common in males and children with family history of this kind of disorders, […]

 
 
 
 

Omega-3 fatty acids might help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety

Omega-3 fatty acids might help to reduce the symptoms of anxiety Although anxiety is normal in some situations, it also may be a problem if it becomes a constant fear or worry that interferes with daily life activities. Anxiety disorders derive from inappropriate or exaggerated fear leading to distress or impairment and are associated with lower quality of life. One in three people will experience some kind of anxiety disorder […]

 
 
 
 

Findings that support an increased dietary consumption of omega-3 in older people

Healthy ageing is generally defined as survival without chronic diseases or cognitive and physical dysfunction after age 65, but the definition of the World Health Organization includes other aspects; it defines healthy ageing as the process of developing and maintaining the functional ability that enables wellbeing in older age. Functional ability is having the capabilities that enable all people to be and do what they have reason to value: meet […]