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The Science & The Story - Behind Omega 3

Health & Wellness Podcasts

Omega-3s are popular and among the most researched nutrients on the planet, but do you know what they are or what they do? Most people don’t. We engage experts from around the globe to tell their stories of intrigue and discovery and translate science into news you can use. From how-to’s to health benefits, from personalized testing to public health, our interview style podcast dedicated to understanding omega-3 nutrition from Wiley Companies will leave you informed and – caution – it may even cause improvement to your health.

Omega-3s are popular and among the most researched nutrients on the planet, but do you know what they are or what they do? Most people don’t. We engage experts from around the globe to tell their stories of intrigue and discovery and translate science into news you can use. From how-to’s to health benefits, from personalized testing to public health, our interview style podcast dedicated to understanding omega-3 nutrition from Wiley Companies will leave you informed and – caution – it may even cause improvement to your health.

Location:

United States

Description:

Omega-3s are popular and among the most researched nutrients on the planet, but do you know what they are or what they do? Most people don’t. We engage experts from around the globe to tell their stories of intrigue and discovery and translate science into news you can use. From how-to’s to health benefits, from personalized testing to public health, our interview style podcast dedicated to understanding omega-3 nutrition from Wiley Companies will leave you informed and – caution – it may even cause improvement to your health.

Language:

English


Episodes

Discovering the essentiality of DHA: the African story

7/7/2021
Dr. Michael Crawford describes how his career began in Africa, why he studied brain chemistry and his African experience. His discovery of the primary essentiality of DHA to build and maintain the brain. Hear his early learnings, how opportunity, basic science, and 32 species in Uganda answered this question: Why do animals have different size brains? Bonus! You get to hear about his new book, Brain Under Siege, expected fall 2021. Topics Discussed: 2:10 Introduction to his African...

Duration:00:27:38

Fish oil from sea to shelf and the role of sustainability

5/20/2021
Show Description: Daniel Wiley shares how being receptive to business opportunities opened the door to becoming a global supplier of fish oils. The realization that fish oil was not just another product to process, but a healthful ingredient that enriches human lives. Hear the steps involved in getting omega-3s from the ocean to a bottle. Learn what is involved in managing fishing in a healthy, sustainable manner; the commitment to protect this natural, limited resource and the culture for...

Duration:00:22:54

Practical logic on omega-3 in human nutrition and perspective on what gets lost in translation

4/20/2021
Dr. Brenna shares insights on where interest in omega-3 for the heart and brain began, and what we know about omega-3 and human genes today. Where is DHA found in our bodies? How was that discovered? Hear why research reported in isolation can be confusing and how research design flaws impact results. With fun curiosity about lipid chemistry for 32+ years, Dr. Brenna breaks things down into practical, logical explanations. Topics Discussed: 5:55 Difference between EPA & DHA 6:51 Where DHA...

Duration:00:25:02

A concise introduction to omega-3 nutrition

3/30/2021
Show Description: Ms. Vannice discusses the basics of omega-3s, from what they are, where to find them, and why they matter in human health. From a practical perspective, forms and sources are described, key benefits are highlighted, confusion is addressed, and solutions are provided. Topics Discussed: 5:44 What are omega-3s & why they are essential 8:15 Main forms of omega-3 10:10 What do omega-3s do? 14:50 Confusion around omega-3s 16:43 Key take-aways Resources Mentioned in this...

Duration:00:21:22

Using Omega-3 testing to identify and personalize your optimal omega-3 level

3/24/2021
Show Description: Dr. Jackson describes how diet and supplements can be used to strategically achieve optimal omega-3 levels in our bodies. Many factors, from daily diet to activity level, influence individual omega-3 levels. Testing removes the guess work and enables personal optimization. Topics Discussed: 2:09 Introduction to OmegaQuant 2:47 Omega-3 Index testing 8:19 Omega-3 supplements 12:00 Optimizing Omega-3 Index test results 15:05 Differences between Omega-3 Index and other...

Duration:00:28:09

Fatty Acid Research Institute launched to discover fatty acid and human health relationships

3/24/2021
Show Description: Dr. Bill Harris discusses the mission and early findings - on COVID-19 and LDL-cholesterol - from the new Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI). Hear how a group of global scientists are poised to examine relationships between fatty acids, primarily EPA and DHA omega-3, and human health, then skillfully communicate their findings to the public. Topics Discussed 3:05 Omega 3 Index 4:48 Fatty Acid Research Institute (FARI) 8:24 Exploring the role of omega-3 in...

Duration:00:23:24

Making sense of inflammation as a component of healthy immunity

3/24/2021
Show Description: Professor Philip Calder describes when inflammation is helpful and when it is not. Omega-3s as pro-resolvins and their role in immune function, as well as matters of background diet, balance, and genes are discussed. After listening to this podcast, you will welcome the omega-3 fire brigade. Topics Discussed: 2:17 Difference between immunity and inflammation 3:15 Cardinal signs of inflammation 4:42 Benefits and harmful effects of inflammation 9:31 Role of omega-3s in...

Duration:00:29:41