Folks now have another tool in their arsenal to help them lose weight, and it’s omega-3 fatty acids, according to the results of a new study conducted in Australia. Researchers at the University of South Australia took a group of 75 people who were diagnosed as being either overweight or obese and who had cardiovascular disease risk factors such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels, and split them into four groups. In the first split, half were given doses of tuna fish oil while the other two groups were given equal amounts of sunflower oil, which contains no omega-3 acids. Both groups were then split once more, with half taking no additional exercise each week while the others...
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Shifting the balance of Omega-3 and Omega-6 dietary fats in favour of omega-3 through supplementation could help to slow the biological effects of aging, according to new research. Consumption of Omega-3 supplements for a four month period could help to shift the ratio of fatty acids in favour of the beneficial fatty acid, and therefore help to combat biological signs of ageing. Source:nutraingredients.com
Some foods are so healthy they star on every nutrition expert’s list of super foods. But often missing on those lists are some underrated gems that can definitely upgrade your diet. We tapped nutrition experts to find out their favorite underrated fare. They only selected whole foods that are familiar, widely available, affordable, and nutrient-rich — and that taste great. Beans and Lentils Watermelon Sweet Potatoes Red Cabbage Canned Tomatoes Plain, Non-fat Greek Yogurt Source:webmd.com