Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to smaller risk of coronary heart disease Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study from the University...

Fish oil may help with heart health and seizure frequency in people with epilepsy Low doses of fish oil may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures when drug treatment no longer works, suggests...

Omega-3 fatty acids may lessen severity of osteoarthritis, study ‘Unhealthy’ dietary fats — not just obesity — may contribute to worsening osteoarthritis, according to researchers from...

Salmon is popular with the over 50s in Australia High in omega-3 fatty acids and protein, and low in fat, salmon is often described as a superfood. Almost a quarter of Australians aged 14 and over ate...

The combination of olive oil and leafy greens may protect from high blood pressure A diet that combines unsaturated fats with nitrite-rich vegetables, such as olive oil and lettuce, can protect from hypertension...

Diets lacking omega-3 fatty acids – found in foods like wild fish, eggs, and grass-fed livestock – can have worsened effects over consecutive generations, especially affecting anxiety levels and hyperactivity...

The Cancer Council Australia has called for more research after a Canadian study found that a lifelong diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can hinder the growth of breast cancer tumours by 30 per cent. The...

Previous research which has promoted polyunsaturated vegetable fat such as margarine as a healthier alternative to butter has been quashed by a group of leading US scientists. The new research findings...

There are several dairy products on the Australian market that are supplemented by phytosterols and marketed as cholesterol-lowering. Phytosterol esters are essentially fatty acids derived from plants,...

The findings of a new Swedish study, published this week, suggest that a diet high in saturated fatty acids could have a better effect on blood sugar levels and blood lipids than previously thought. Results...