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Tag: EFA

Study on polyunsaturated fatty acids and autism

The following study was published in the Clin Biochem Epub in Spetember of 2008 Role of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the management of Egyptian children with autism Department of Research on Children with Special Needs, National Research Center,… Read More

Maternal Fish Oil Supplementation in Pregnancy

Source: School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Dunstan JA, Simmer K, Dixon G, Prescott SL. OBJECTIVE: To assess the effects of antenatal omega 3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 LC… Read More

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Pathophysiology of Autism

Source: Polyunsaturated fatty acid University Center of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, ZNA Middelheim, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium Sliwinski S, Croonenberghs J, Christophe A, Deboutte D, Maes M. OBJECTIVES: There is now some evidence that alterations in fatty… Read More

Fish oil capsules help children with speech disorders find their voices

Published in Englemed Health News Look Who’s Talking Now: Fish oil capsules help children with speech disorders find their voices A simple fish oil supplement may be the key to dramatically unlock the voices of children with speech… Read More

Mercury Contamination: A Critical Issue

New evidence substantiating a variety of health benefits of LCP supplementation is being published month after month. Unfortunately, at the same time, concerns have been raised about the possible contamination of some fish that provide the critical fatty… Read More

EFA Resources

There are many ways to increase the amount of EFAs in you or your child’s diet. You can for one increase the amount of fish. However, due to concerns of mercury which are recognized by the Institute of… Read More

The potential role of fatty acids in developmental dyspraxia

The potential role of fatty acids in developmental dyspraxia – can dietary supplementation help? by Alexandra J. Richardson, D.Phil (Oxon), PCGE – Senior Research Fellow in Neuroscience, Mansfield College and University Lab. of Physiology, Oxford Developmental dyspraxia shows… Read More

Elementary Introduction to Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)

The structure of fatty acids is like a long chain with many links and a Carbon atom at each joint between two links and at both ends of the chain. One of the ends of the chain contains… Read More

Avoiding Mercury in Fish Supplements

At our January 2001 meeting, Dr. Kane talked about the need to avoid purchasing supplements that come from areas where fish are contaminated due to mercury poisoning. She also warned against having your child consume too much tuna… Read More

Answers about ProEFA and history of how it came to be known

Nordic Natural’s ProEFA is the same thing as their Complete Omega Ultimate Omega with Borage Oil (it has to be that name -there are other Complete Omega’s that are not the Ultimate Omega) ProEFA is the professional line… Read More