Category Archives: Docosatrienes

Omega 3 Fats Against Depression?

Omega 3 fats are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids that have their first double bond 3 carbon atoms away from their methyl end. This group of fats includes the important essential dietary fat alpha linolenic acid (ALA, C18:3 (n-3)) … Continue reading

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Novel Metabolites of Fish Oils

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Is EPA Responsible for the Antidepressive Effects of Fish Oils?

Most individuals living in developed nations now consume a typical Western diet. The slow transition from traditional diets to the typical Western diet has lowered the intakes of long chain omega-3 fatty acids, with long chain omega-6 fatty acids and … Continue reading

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Docosanoids: A Newly Discovered Group of Anti-Inflammatory Compounds

Oxidative stress and inflammation are a major driver of cell dysfunction and can cause chronic disease. Inflammation and oxidative stress are now thought to contribute significantly to brain diseases and cognitive degeneration. In particular, oxidative stress can disrupt cellular signalling … Continue reading

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DHA for Brain Health

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish. It is a member of the omega-3 family of fatty acids and can be converted to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in humans. Eicosapentaenoic acid is important nutritionally because … Continue reading

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Fish Oils Against Depression

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Anti-Inflammatory Effects From Fish Oils.mp4

Posted in Alpha Linolenic Acid, Delta 5-desaturase, Delta 6-desaturase, Docosahexaenoic Acid, Docosanoids, Docosatrienes, Eicosanoids, Eicosapentaenoic Acid, Fish Oils, Inflammation, Omega 3, Omega 6, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, Resolvins | Comments Off on Anti-Inflammatory Effects From Fish Oils.mp4