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Omega 3 fatty acids and prostate cancer risk

At a Glance:  A recently published study on omega 3 fatty acids has generated negative headlines worldwide causing consumers to question the safety and health benefits of consuming fish and fish oil supplements. Many health professionals and nutrition experts have been quick to respond with…

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All About Bad Fats

By Ryan Andrews At PN, we talk a lot about “good fats”, such as omega-3 fatty acids from sources like fish and walnuts. But if there are “good fats”, then by definition there must be “bad fats”. The good news is that because most bad…

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All About Healthy Fats

By Ryan Andrews Fats are organic molecules made up of carbon and hydrogen elements joined together in long chains called hydrocarbons. These molecules can be constructed in different ways, which creates different types of fat and their unique properties. The molecular configuration also determines whether…

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All About Fish Oil

What is fish oil? by RYAN ANDREWS   Fish oil is, well, oil from fish.It’s rich in two specific groups of omega-3 fatty acids known as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). DHA and EPA, along with alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found in things like flax…

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