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The company produces life'sDHA, a sustainable and vegetarian source of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid
), for use in foods, beverages, infant formula, and supplements.
The researchers found that an average daily intake of 250 mg of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid
, which can be gained from eating just one 3-oz portion of farmed salmon or one 6-oz portion of wild salmon per week, was sufficient for optimum protection against heart attacks.
Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil have some smaller components: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid
Odwalla Inc., Half Moon Bay, Calif., launches three flavors of Odwalla Soymilk, combining organic soybeans, soluble fiber inulin and Martek Biosciences' docosahexaenoic acid
(DHA), a proprietary vegetarian source of this important brain nutrient.
* Nutrinova's Docosahexaenoic acid
(DHA) business, which includes know-how, patents and registrations in the major global markets, has been acquired by Lonza.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 11, 2005 - (JCNN) - Suntory, a leading Japanese beverage manufacturer, announced on November 10 that it has discovered that arachidonic acid and docosahexaenoic acid
(DHA) help improve brain functions.
PARIS -- Children whose mothers received docosahexaenoic acid
supplements for 4 months post partum performed better on standardized tests of sustained attention at 5 years of age compared with those whose mothers received placebo, Craig Jensen, M.D., said at the Second World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.
Research by Efamol into fatty acid-based supplements found low levels of these nutrients, in particular docosahexaenoic acid
(DHA), can be a factor in illnesses like depression.