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Albacore Tuna is one of the healthiest foods you can eat.  Find out why by viewing the following articles.

Fatty Acids May Ease Childhood Disorders

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The Vancouver Sun 
February 2, 1998 

By Rebecca Wigod of the Vancouver Sun 

Nutritional supplement is said to help kids with dyslexia, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and 'clumsy-child syndrome.' A simpler answer is to serve lots of tuna fish. 
A fatty-acid deficiency may be to blame for the trouble some children have with reading, learning, concentrating or playing sports, a British nutrition researcher says.


Seafood Oil for Relief of Arthritis

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United Press International 
December 5, 1997

UPI Science News 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) The oil found in seafood may help quell the fever and widespread pain and stiffness in joints and elsewhere in the body that plague people with rheumatoid arthritis and some other inflammatory disorders.

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Fatty Fish Reduces Heart Problems

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CHICAGO - The latest study to explore the slippery question of whether eating fish reduces the risk of heart disease found that it does - in modest quantities and for a certain type of the illness.

The study found that people who ate the equivalent of three ounces of salmon a week were only half as likely to be stricken with cardiac arrest as those who ate no fish.


Omega-3 Fats

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What are omega-3 fats?
These beneficial fats are in the oil naturally found in fish. The omega-3 fats, EPA and DHA, play different but equally vital roles in human health. Though research with omega-3 supplements is promising, most experts recommend eating more fish rather than taking supplements.

Essential Fats

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About Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids
presented by the Western Fishboat Owners Association

Looking into Omega-3s
Just about everybody seems to be talking about fish oils and Omega-3s nowadays. All kinds of claims have been made about how they can not only help prevent heart disease and strokes, but also lessen the severity of arthritis, asthma, Alzheimer's disease, colitis, lupus, psoriasis, osteoporosis and even schizophrenia.

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