Since 1996, the number of people in the UK diagnosed with diabetes has increased from 1.4 million to 2.6 million and it is estimated that these figures will rise to 4 million by 2025. This rise is specific to type II diabetes and is believed […]
Many thousands of children in Britain are being routinely prescribed Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder drugs such as Ritalin. A staggering 389,000 prescriptions for ADHD medications were handed out by doctors in 2005; since then, these figures have nearly doubled. Furthermore, children under the age of […]
The results of a prospective, multi-centre, randomised, double-blind and controlled trial designed to investigate if eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) could play a role in patients with early sepsis are published in this month’s Journal of Critical Care. Sepsis is an illness caused […]
In June 2011 Nina Bailey published her article Healthy Omega-3 from Echium Seed Oil at VegFamily website. You can read an online version of the article at VegFamily.
Omega fatty acids refer to a class of fat that we need to include in our diets to avoid becoming deficient. While our bodies can manufacture certain types of fat, we do not have the ability to make them all. However, the term ‘omega fats’ […]