New Study Highlights Potential US Public Health Impact of Fish Oil
A new study published in Lipid Technology highlights the potential positive impact of consumption of oil derived from menhaden, a U.S.-caught fish high in the omega-3s EPA and DHA, on public health across the country.
Paper Highlights Best Practices for Omega-3 Trials with Cardiovascular Outcomes
A paper published this week in the journal Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids sheds new light on recent neutral studies questioning the benefits of omega-3s for heart health.
New Research Shows Omega-3 Consumption Reduces the Risk of Pre-Term Birth by 58%
A study found that omega-3 supplement consumption was associated with a 58 percent decrease in the likelihood of early preterm birth (babies born before 34 weeks) and a 17 percent decrease in any preterm delivery (babies born before 37 weeks). In addition, the data shows a longer gestation period and higher average infant birth weight.
GOED Issues New Update to its Voluntary Monograph
Continuing its important focus on omega-3 quality, GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s, has published an update to its GOED Voluntary Monograph, which is among the strictest quality standards in the international omega-3 industry.
GOED Publishes Ingredient Market Report
GOED has published a comprehensive market on the raw material segment of the global omega-3 market. The 500 page report includes breakdowns by every omega-3 oil source, end product application and geography.
GOED Develops Consumer Brain Health Infographic
As part of its continuing campaign to educate consumers about the benefits of omega-3s, GOED — working with its Communications Committee — has developed a consumer-friendly infographic on omega-3s and brain health.
GOED, CRN Publish Oxidation White Paper
In an effort to educate the industry and consumers about the issue of oxidation and omega-3s, GOED and CRN have co-authored a white paper entitled "Oxidation in Omega-3 Oils: An Overview."
GOED Appoints Director of Compliance and Scientific Outreach
GOED is pleased to announce the appointment of Gerard Bannenberg, PhD, to the posiiton of Director of Compliance and Scientific Outreach.
GOED Launches Consumer Website, Coalition Test Market Campaign
GOED has launched a consumer website at www.alwaysomega3s.com.
Omega-3s Can Significantly Reduce Blood Pressure, Study Finds
A new study published shows that the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA – commonly found in fatty fish and fish oil supplements – are as effective, if not more effective, in lowering blood pressure as some of the commonly recommended lifestyle changes like increasing physical activity and restricting alcohol and sodium intake.