Omega 3 Levels in Pregnancy Linked to Childhood Obesity Risk

 A low intake of omega 3 fatty acids coupled with high levels of omega 6 fats has been suggested as one of the risk factors for obesity. Now, a new study published in the     American Journal of Clinical Nutrition hypothesizes that a mother's intake of omega 3 fatty acids during pregnancy might affect her child's … [Read more...]

Omega 3 Fats May Be Helpful for Weight Loss

A recent study in the Journal of Nutrition revealed that those individuals with the highest levels of omega 3 in their blood had the lowest BMIs, the smallest waists and the smallest hip circumferances. Omega 3 therefore may be an important nutrient in the battle against obesity. Omega 3 is found predominantly in oily fish such as salmon, mackerel, … [Read more...]

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