Key Omega-3 Studies

Here are some key studies that support the findings regarding the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids:

Heart Health:

Mozaffarian D, et al. (2011). "Fish Intake, Contaminants, and Human Health: Evaluating the Risks and the Benefits." JAMA, 306(20), 2141-2142.
Harris WS, et al. (2008). "Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Coronary Heart Disease Risk: Clinical and Mechanistic Perspectives." Atherosclerosis, 197(1), 12-24.

Brain Function and Mental Health:

Sinn N, et al. (2010). "Effects of n-3 Fatty Acids, EPA v. DHA, on Depressive Symptoms, Quality of Life, Memory and Executive Function in Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A 6-month Randomised Controlled Trial." British Journal of Nutrition, 107(11), 1682-1693.
Grosso G, et al. (2014). "Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression: Scientific Evidence and Biological Mechanisms." Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2014.

Inflammation and Joint Health:

Calder PC. (2015). "Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Inflammatory Processes: Effects, Mechanisms and Clinical Relevance." Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 1851(4), 469-484.
Goldberg RJ, et al. (2007). "A Meta-analysis of the Analgesic Effects of Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation for Inflammatory Joint Pain." Pain, 129(1-2), 210-223.

Eye Health:

SanGiovanni JP, et al. (2008). "Omega-3 Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake and 12-y Incidence of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Central Geographic Atrophy: A Prospective Cohort Study from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study." The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 88(4), 1104-1111.

Pregnancy and Infant Development:

Colombo J, et al. (2011). "Maternal DHA and the Development of Attention in Infancy and Toddlerhood." Child Development, 82(4), 1254-1261.
Makrides M, et al. (2010). "High-Dose Docosahexaenoic Acid Supplementation of Preterm Infants: Respiratory and Allergic Outcomes." Pediatrics, 125(6), e1378-e1384.

Skin Health:

Boelsma E, et al. (2001). "Nutritional Skin Care: Health Effects of Micronutrients and Fatty Acids." The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 73(5), 853-864.

Please note that while these studies support the potential benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, research in this field continues to evolve. It's advisable to consult the latest scientific literature and consult with a healthcare professional for personalized guidance on omega-3 supplementation.
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