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EFAs aid behaviour, language skills

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Taking a combination of high-EPA fish oil and evening primrose oil can improve the behaviour of rowdy kids and help language skills, say researchers from England. In a five-month trial, 65 children with behavioural problems were given the essential fatty acid (EFA) combination. They had a seven month delay in language skill development. “Children taking [...]

Help for Epilepsy? EFAs reduce seizure frequency

By | July 25th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Scientists from England report that omega-3 fatty acid supplements may help epileptics reduce seizure frequency and help attenuate inflammation. “Animal studies and a preliminary clinical observation suggest that nutritional supplementation" with long chain omega-3 supplements "may be useful in the nonpharmacological treatment of patients with epilepsy," neurologists from University College London noted. "Omega-3 fatty acids [...]

Schizophrenia Therapy: Omega-3s, antioxidants appear to help

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Many studies confirm the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for psychological disorders including depression, bipolar disorder and Alzheimer’s disease. Omega-3s are abundant in fish oils and flax seed oil. A new study suggests that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids, along with antioxidant vitamins, has benefits for patients with schizophrenia. Researchers from the National Chemical Laboratory [...]

Help for Dry Eye: Omega 3s may be the answer

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

In the largest study to date examining the relationship of diet to dry eye, researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered that getting more omega-3 fatty acids can help prevent and relieve the dry-eye symptoms experienced by millions of North Americans. The study, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Research and Ophthalmology, [...]

EFAs give boost to kids’ brains

By | June 7th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Attention all moms-to-be: Did you know that supplementing with essential fatty acids (EFAs) during the last trimester of pregnancy can increase your child’s IQ? At the Institute for Nutrition Research at the University of Oslo in Norway, a study with 262 pregnant women found that supplementing with cod liver oil during the last trimester could [...]

About Face: Natural help for rosacea

By | June 4th, 2015|HNU Archive|

An estimated 5% of North American adults suffer from rosacea (some times called “adult acne”), a chronic skin disorder that usually affects the cheeks, nose, forehead and chin with blotchy, red patches. Though the exact cause is yet unknown, the redness and flushing is the result of dilated blood vessels close to the skin’s surface. [...]