Omega-3 Fatty Acid

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An Update on the Quality of Australian and New Zealand Products

Omega-3 fish oil products and responding to a flawed research study

By Terri Albert, Kevin Krail, Lalen Dogan, Peter D Nichols and Andrew Sinclair

How does the industry respond when a scientific study comes out that is critical of quality and label claim for an omega-3 fish oil supplement, and, in the opinion of many experts, the research is flawed?

New Zealand native hoki will central to Seadragon's operations

New Zealand

Seadragon sets out to breathe fire into Kiwi fish oil

By RJ Whitehead

The town of Nelson will welcome New Zealand's first omega-3 fish oil processing plant in December. Campbell Berry-Kilgour, sales director of Seadragon, who hopes the facility will fill a definite gap in the market, talks about the industry and market...

Newsweek wrote “Omega-3 Supplements Are a Waste of Money.” Well, maybe low-dose versions are...

Omega-3s and cognition: dosage matters!

By Adam Ismail

Yet another study questioning omega-3 efficacy has been picked up by the mainstream press. Why finger the nutrient when the dosage is all wrong? argues Adam Ismail, executive director of the Global Organisation for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), in this...

Research backs belief that tomatoes can trigger gout

This week Down Under

Research backs belief that tomatoes can trigger gout

By RJ Whitehead

Gout sufferers who maintain that eating tomatoes can cause their condition to flare up will likely welcome new University of Otago research that has, for the first time, found a biological basis for this belief.

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