Omega-3 Protects Against Diabetes in Children
What is Astaxanthin and Why is it in Seafood?
Exercise and Fish Oil Promote Fat Loss
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A diet rich in fish and other sources of omega-3 fatty acids helped cut the risk that children with a family history of diabetes would develop the disease, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.

"It is a relatively large effect," said Jill Norris, whose study appears in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Astaxanthin, a powerful antioxidant, belongs to a group of pigments called carotenoids. Carotenoids, such as the better known beta carotene, give some foods such as carrots and bell peppers their vibrant color. Astaxanthin is used in the feed of farm-raised salmon to give their flesh the same pink color of wild salmon, and in poultry feed to augment the yellow color of egg yolks.
Overweight and obese individuals are often at risk for a cluster of symptoms termed metabolic syndrome x. Included are hypertension, high lipid levels, coronary disease and heightened insulin levels, a precurser to diabetes. Two common prescriptions for those needing to lose weight and reduce their risk for symptoms of metabolic syndrome x are exercise and good nutrition. Part of good nutrition for overweight individuals includes taking fish oil supplements which contain the healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Omega 3s reduce the symptoms of metabolic syndrome x and increase the amount of fat you burn at rest and while exercising. MORE...
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