Health conditions

Guest Blog: Tackling Concussions Head-On — The Potential Role for Omega-3s

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By: Ellen Schutt

spano.jpgThe following blog was submitted by Marie Spano, MS, RD, CSCS, CSSD. Marie is one of the country's leading sports nutritionists.

 

Is the time for eye health coming?

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By: Adam Ismail

Is the time for eye health coming?

Back in 2010, I remember sitting at a conference listening to Dr. Jeffrey Anshel from the Ocular Nutrition Society talk about the benefits of omega-3s in eye health. The gist of the talk was that omega-3s are an important part of the eye, which is something most ophthalmologists have recognized for years.  However, this position had been developed without any human clinical trials having been published to date. So why exactly is that?

Dr. Jay Udani, SELECT investigator, comments on prostate cancer study

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By: Adam Ismail

In GOED’s continuing response to the recent study linking omega-3s to prostate cancer risk, we recently interviewed Dr. Jay Udani, CEO and founder of Medicus Research, and an investigator on the original SELECT study upon which this paper was based. Dr. Udani shares his unique perspective and corroborates the many criticisms of the study. See what he had to say:

Omega-3s and prostate cancer risk

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By: Adam Ismail

As many of you know, a study was published earlier this week linking omega-3s to an increased risk of prostate cancer. GOED has reviewed the study an prepared the analysis of the scientific inaccuracies and study design issues below. In addition, Adam Ismail wrote a more consumer-friendly blog column that was published this morning on Virgo's Omega-3 Insights page. We thought this would be useful for GOED members to share with concerned customers and consumers.