Omega 3 and Depression in the Elderly

Chances are you have already heard of omegas, especially if you are health conscious or have read previous posts on this blog. The mighty essential fatty acids omega 3 and 6 are power houses of energy and also have a fantastic range of health benefits which covers the whole body (from head to toe). Awareness […]

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Researchers find that eating trans-fats may increase the risk of depression

Studies have found that long chain omega 3 fatty acids, from oily fish such as salmon, trout, mackerel and sardines, may be useful in the prevention and treatment of depression and low mood.  Now research has found (1) that eating trans-fats may increase the risk of suffering depression, and that olive oil  may protect against […]

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New study suggests omega 3 fats may be helpful for those suffering with major depression

Nutrition and the links to depression and mood are topics I have written about numerous times and I am highly interested in.  In particular I have been paying attention to the extensive work on long chain omega 3 fatty acids for the treatment of depression.   The long chain omega 3 fat, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) which is found naturally […]

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