Category: fatty acids

The Science Is Screaming: Don’t Make This Trendy Mistake

Do you still believe this myth about oils that’s now been proven false? They said it slashes cardiovascular risk, but human trials conclusively refute it. Instead, it spikes your cancer risk in just five years, and raises your heart disease risk. Why are you still consuming this dangerous oil? STORY AT-A-GLANCE Even though the medical…


Could Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Acne?

As many as 50 million Americans deal with acne. The blemishes can be painful and, for some, embarrassing. Now, researchers may have found a new weapon to fight acne, one without harsh side effects. A study in Germany has pinpointed omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil, wild salmon, nuts and seeds — as a…


Can Fatty Acids in Foods Fight Multiple Sclerosis?

Dietary change might help treat some people with multiple sclerosis, new research suggests. According to a new study, the lack of a specific fatty acid in fat tissue can trigger the abnormal immune system response that causes multiple sclerosis (MS) by attacking and damaging the central nervous system. Fat tissue in patients diagnosed with MS…