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‘Fishy’ labels for fish oil supplements

Laura Goodall posted in on January 22nd, 2015.

Most fish oil supplements sold in New Zealand contain less omega-3 fatty acids than their labels claim, according to new research led by scientists at the University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute. Analysing 32 brands of fish oil capsules marketed in New Zealand, the researchers found that only three contained the same concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids […]

UPDATED: Fish oil capsules fall short on quality, freshness – experts respond

Laura Goodall posted in on January 22nd, 2015.

Most fish oil supplements sold in New Zealand contain less omega-3 fatty acids than their labels claim, according to new research led by scientists at the University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute. Analysing 32 brands of fish oil capsules marketed in New Zealand, the researchers found that only three contained the same concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids […]

Omega-3 fatty acids – health benefits under the stethoscope

Peter Griffin posted in on July 3rd, 2012.

Claims of health improvements based on consumption of Omega-3 fatty acids will be tested against the evidence in Auckland this week, as scientists gather to evaluate the latest research on the nutrients that are essential to normal body function. Among the topics to be discussed at the nutrition symposium taking place at Massey University’s Albany […]

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