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OMEGA 3 AND PROSTATE CANCER STUDY (SELECT TRIAL)

 By  Dr. Neville Wilson.      ( 30 July 2013 ) The recent widespread media reports, implicating dietary omega-3 as a risk factor for prostate cancer in males, is likely to generate public concerns about the purported health and safety benefits of dietary oily fish or fish oil supplements.   Understandably, health …

THE OIL THAT KEEPS ON GIVING – Omega 3

When consumed correctly, omega-3 oils can be hugely beneficial. But quantity is important as well as quality and not all products boasting omega-3 oils are really all that good for you. The last decade has witnessed an unprecedented growth in the public consumption of natural nutritional foods and supplements, and …

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 …

IT’S A FISHY BUSINESS – MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE !

The last decade has witnessed an unprecedented growth in the public consumption of natural nutritional foods and supplements, and chief amongst these is undoubtedly the remarkable fish oils, commonly labelled as omega-3. While the numerous health benefits of omega 3 marine oils have been well established for more than 3 …

The Expanding Role of Omega 3

While the health benefits of poly-unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) omega-3 have been well established for the past three decades, it is only recently, since its appearance as a pharmaceutical agent, that this remarkable fish oil product has received recognition for its usefulness as a preventive and therapeutic agent in a …