Vegetarian diet and all its variations (f.e. vegan) provides you with plenty of health benefits, if done correctly. When on this diet, you need to pay extra attention to the following vitamins, minerals and microelements to avoid their deficiency: calcium, iron, zinc, iodine, vitamin B12, vitamin D, omega-3 fatty acids and sufficient amount of protein. […]
Fish oil is one of the most often used supplements in the world due to its (not 100% scientifically proven) health benefits not only for your heart, but also for your brain. But it seems not to be that unambiguous. According to a recent study, you may benefit from fish oil supplements only if you […]
According to a recent study, almost 75% of healthy Australians aged over 70 years use supplements either daily or occasionally. The investigated supplements were fish oil, glucosamine, ginkgo, coenzyme Q10, calcium, zinc, vitamins B, C, D and E, multivitamins, and Chinese or herbal medicines.
The omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA play an important role in regulating the immune system and fighting chronic inflammation. According to a small American study, each of them has its own distinct contribution.