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Can Fish Oil Make Children Smarter?

Confused Child

When Do Omega-3 Supplements Make Sense? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney We know that the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are critically important for brain development. But will they really help our kids learn better? Some studies suggest that they do, while other studies have come up empty. Why is this? More importantly, what […]

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Do Omega-3s Lower Blood Pressure?

High Blood Pressure

The Good News About Fish Oil Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney High blood pressure or hypertension is a major problem in this country. Over 60% of Americans have high blood pressure. Only 47% of those with hypertension are adequately controlled. 20% of them don’t even know that they have high blood  pressure. In this case, ignorance […]

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Is Fish Oil Really Snake Oil?

Fish Oil

Does Fish Oil Reduce Heart Disease Risk? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney One of my readers recently sent me a video titled “Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?” and asked me to comment on it. The doctor who made the video claimed that the most recent studies had definitively shown that omega-3 fatty acids, whether from […]

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Do Omega-3 Fatty Acids Decrease Risk Of Depression In Women?

Do Happy Fish Make Happy Women? Author: Dr. Stephen Chaney The days are getting shorter, and those shorter days can lead to depression. You may have seen the recent headlines saying “Omega-3 fatty acids may decrease the risk of depression in women”. If you suffer from seasonal depression, should you be stocking up on fish […]

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