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November 2012

LOSS OF FUNDING FOR FISH OIL

by Dr. Neville Wilson Health conscious consumers of Omega-3 have been stunned by the recent implementation of a “cost saving strategy” which includes the removal of omega-3 from the list of reimbursable health products. Patients who have been receiving prescribed omega-3 (EPA / DHA ), for a variety of legitimate …

FAT TAX IS MISGUIDED

A Letter printed in IRISH TIMES (19 OCT, 2012). Sir, – Jennifer 0′Connell raises some legitimate concerns about the proposed levy on saturated fats, as part of government policy to impose a tax on dietary fats, sugar and salt. (Life page -October 17th). Unfortunately, she falls into the same trap …