Fish oil, omega-3 & supplements

The multi-billion dollar supplement industry might have peaked (in the UK at least). It has been a formidably effective industry, selling the promise of better health to the worried healthy. One supplement is holding out though – fish oil. Coming from a natural source (presumably fish) and with a beneficial nutrient (long-chain omega-3 fatty acids), it

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How nutritional science works

Nutritional science is difficult and demanding. Difficult because of the complexity of human biology and behaviour, and demanding because people want answers right now. The thing is that the real answers take time and money. Generally, nutritional research progresses through three stages that I will refer to as S1-3. The research starts out in the

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