Heart Health Benefits of EPA and DHA

GOED/Omega-3 Science Advisory Council White Paper Decades of research have uncovered many health benefits of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, specifically eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA are both essential building blocks for tissue structures and important biological mediators in health and disease, which is why the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as

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A Balanced Approach to Omega-3 Benefits

Bill Lands, Fellow, American Society for Nutrition, College Park, MD, USA Email: wemlands@att.net; Website: http://efaeducation.org/ Similarities and differences between the omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) essential nutrients have moved in and out of discussions over the past 50 years as the biomedical community explored their diverse actions in human health. Evidence-based misunderstandings and apparent contradictions

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Should Infant Formula Provide Only DHA, or DHA along with Arachidonic Acid?

Berthold Koletzko1, Susan E. Carlson2, Johannes B. van Goudoever3 1Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital, Univ. of Munich Medical Center, München, Germany 2Univ. of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA 3Depts. of Paediatrics, Emma Children’s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, and VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands   Infancy and early childhood are

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