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8 Dec 2010 - PR Newswire - Omega 3 Supplements Show Promise in Alleviating Depression

A new analysis of the effects of omega-3 essential fatty acids offers the hope of enhanced treatment options for tens of millions of people with depression.



27 Nov 2010 - The Lancet - McPolicy: bringing you the Big Mac society

If you were a UK Health Secretary faced with soaring rates of obesity, alcohol misuse, and diet-related diseases, what would you do? Were you to take an evidence-based approach, you might consider minimum pricing per unit of alcohol and restrictions on its availability. You might look at toughening the regulation of how the least healthy foods are marketed to children. You could even demand that manufacturers reformulate their least healthy products to meet minimum nutritional standards. Or you could, if your name was Andrew Lansley, dismiss all of the above and instead invite representatives



2 Dec 2010 - Daily Mail - How eating oily fish can prevent you going blind

A diet rich in oily fish could hold the key to preventing blindness among thousands of the elderly, research has found.






8 Sept 2010 - BBC News - Vitamin B 'puts off Alzheimer's'

A new study suggests high doses of B vitamins may halve the rate of brain shrinkage in older people experiencing some of the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease.


2 Sept 2010 - BBC News - School meals help 'fussy children' try new foods

School lunches can tempt fussy eaters to try new foods, a survey for the School Food Trust has suggested.


11 July 2010 - The Observer - We are being ruled by a junk food government

Andrew Lansley's decision to scrap the advertising budget for the Change4Life campaign will come at a high cost to public health






30 May 2010 - The Guardian - Fish oil helps schoolchildren to concentrate

US academics discover high doses of omega-3 fish oil combat hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder


26 May 2010 - Omega-3 experts issue warning to public health legislators worldwide

From the 'Celebration of DHA' Press Conference, Wednesday 26th May 2010, at The Royal Society of Medicine


26 May 2010 - World's foremost omega-3 experts warn against mental health epidemic

From the 'Celebration of DHA' Press Conference, Wednesday 26th May 2010, at The Royal Society of Medicine


1 May 2010 - EatingWell.com - Captain of the Happier Meal

Joe Hibbeln, M.D., believes our diet is making us depressed, addicted and violent. He thinks he's found a simple solution.