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Evidence on Omega-3s and Depression

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a serious mental health issue that affects an estimated 7% of American adults every year, and it is a leading cause of disability world-wide. Previously, we have discussed the...

Steps to Improve a Low Omega-3 Index Result

A Call to Action has been issued to alert the public to the importance of omega-3 fatty acids, through education, awareness, and measurement; encouraging individuals to monitor their own health outcomes in relationship to...

Omega-3 Index Calculator

Omega-3 Index Calculator Use this tool to calculate the estimated additional EPA+DHA (Fish Oil) intake needed to reach your target Omega-3 Index (8-12% recommended). Don’t know your Omega-3 Index? Order your Home Omega-3 Index...

Omega-3s May Prevent High Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association estimates that approximately half of all adults in the United States have high blood pressure. In a previous post, we discussed the average blood pressure levels reported by GrassrootsHealth participants....

Inflammation Reduced with Vitamin D and Omega-3

Inflammation has been linked to gestational diabetes, a pregnancy condition that affects 5% of pregnancies worldwide. Gestational diabetes causes high blood sugar and can lead to fetal and maternal complications. The effects of vitamin...