Nearly 1 billion people worldwide are likely to have vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency as a result of chronic disease and inadequate sun exposure.
You may have read about it online or even experienced it yourself: cloudy softgels. If you store your supplements in the fridge or if they’re delivered to your door during cold weather, your softgels might appear cloudy. What’s up with that? Is it bad? Is it still safe? Continue reading “Why Are My Fish Oil Supplements Cloudy?”
EPA and DHA omega-3s from food and supplements may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a new meta-analysis.
Data from 18 randomized clinical trials (RCTs) indicated that EPA and DHA were associated with a non-statistically significant 6% risk reduction in CHD among all populations, while the risk reduction increased to a statistically significant 18% when data from 16 prospective cohort studies was assessed.
A trial reported in 2016 indicates that supplementation with omega 3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) can help improve major depression.
The study shows that both high levels of EPA+DHA at baseline and supplementation with these two omega 3 fatty acids result in favorable post-treatment outcomes in major depression patients.
Probiotics are microorganisms that offer some form of health benefit to the host – they can be found in various different foods. Probiotics are believed to play very important roles in regulating proper intestinal function and digestion – by balancing intestinal microflora. Continue reading “Probiotics: Health Benefits, Facts, Research”