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Michael christoph7 hw499-10-unit4project
Michael christoph7 hw499-10-unit4project
Michael christoph7 hw499-10-unit4project
Michael christoph7 hw499-10-unit4project
Michael christoph7 hw499-10-unit4project
Michael christoph7 hw499-10-unit4project
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  • Source: Omega 3 Fatty Acids (NA), retrieved Jan 31, 2011 from http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/omega-3-000316.htm
  • Source: McKenney, James, Sica, Domenic, Prescription omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia, American Journal of Health, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p595-605
  • Source: Williams, Melvin, Nutrition for health, fitness & sport (2010). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
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    • 1. Fish Oils, Omega 3 Oils, and Your Health By Michael Christopher Kaplan University HW499-01
    • 2. What are Omega 3 Oils?
      • Essential fatty acids which cannot be manufactured by the body
      • Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA’s)
      • Include Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) and Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)
    • 3. Benefits of Fish Oils In one study, prescription of 4 grams per day of fish oils resulted in a 45% reduction in triglycerides and a 50% reduction in Very Low-Density Lipoproteins (VLDL). Changes in High-Density Lipoproteins were insignificant. Results such as these show why fish oils are recommended to reduce the risk for Heart Disease (McKenney, et al).
    • 4. Benefits of Omega 3 Oils
      • Lowering cholesterol levels
      • Lowering high blood pressure
      • Reducing the risk for Diabetes
      There are many other benefits of Omega 3 oils such as those found in fish oil (umm.edu). These include:
    • 5. Benefits of Omega 3 Oils
      • There are many other benefits of Omega 3 oils such as those found in fish oil (umm.edu). These include:
      • Decreased Inflammation
      • Decreased Menstrual pain
      • Reduced bone loss
      • Fewer symptoms of depression
    • 6. Benefits of Omega 3 Oils (continued)
      • Less incidence of bipolar disorder
      • Treatment of skin disorders
      • Reduced symptoms of asthma
      • Reduced risk for cancer (umm.edu)
    • 7. Dietary Recommendations
      • For healthy adults with no history of heart disease: The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends eating fish at least 2 times per week.
      • For adults with coronary heart disease: The AHA recommends an omega-3 fatty acid supplement (as fish oils), 1 gram daily of EPA and DHA.
      • For adults with high cholesterol levels: The AHA recommends an omega-3 fatty acid supplement (as fish oils), 2 - 4 grams daily of EPA and DHA.
    • 8. Dietary Recommendations (children)
      • There is no established dose for children
      • Omega-3 fatty acids are used in some infant formulas
      • Fish oil capsules should not be used in children except under the direction of a health care provider.
    • 9. Precautions
      • Dietary supplements should be taken under the supervision of a professional health care provider
      • Fish oil may cause gas, bloating, belching, or diarrhea in some individuals
      • High doses of Omega 3 fatty acids may increase the risk of bleeding (umm.edu)
    • 10. Interactions
      • If you are currently being treated with any of the following medications, you should not use omega-3 fatty acid supplements, without first talking to your health care provider:
      • Blood thinning medications
      • Diabetes medications
      • Cyclosporine
      • Topical steroids
      • Statin drugs
      • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    • 11. Other Sources of Omega 3 Oils Alpha linolenic content, grams per tablespoon* Olive Oil 0.1 Walnuts, English 0.7 Soybean Oil 0.9 Canola Oil 1.3 Walnut Oil 1.4 Flaxseed 2.2 Flaxseed Oil 8.5 *(Williams, 2010)
    • 12. References Williams, Melvin, Nutrition for health, fitness & sport (2010). New York, NY: McGraw Hill. Omega 3 Fatty Acids (NA), retrieved Jan 31, 2011 from http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/omega-3-000316.htm McKenney, James, Sica, Domenic, Prescription omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia , American Journal of Health, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p595-605

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