New Scientist talks about a study showing a link between fish oil during pregnancy and a reduction in infant eczema: “A study of 700 pregnant women found that those who took the supplements reduced by one-third the risk their infants would develop eczema, compared with women who took a placebo. “This is potentially important because [...]
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An informative article by Dr. Barry Sears on how nutrition in the womb(!) can dramatically affect the future health of our children. See his website at the end for the full article. It is obvious that pediatric obesity is a growing problem. However, compared to adult obesity, it is a relatively new problem. In [...]
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This is the replay of a very informative seminar given by Doctor Barry Sears on Omega-3s and specifically how it can help traumatic brain injury. For example, concussions and even sports injuries. At the 24 minute mark he has a general Q&A from questions asked by the audience. Questions are answered from how omega-3s can [...]
Nowadays, it is certainly not surprising how many doctors and obstetricians today advise daily Omega-3 fish oil supplementation in pregnant women. Even though consumption of fish is generally highly discouraged due to feasible mercury intoxication, pregnant moms should not miss on their intake of omega-3 fatty acids available by means of fish oil supplements.
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Dr. Joseph Hibbeln, lead clinical investigator at the National Institutes of Public Health and internationally recognized authority on the link between essential fatty acids and depression, claims that, although a deficiency of omega-3 fatty acids often results in flaky skin, a “flaky brain” is probably a more significant hazard. Because omega-3s make up much of [...]