What’s the Best Source of Omega 3’s?

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If you’re of a certain age — actually, anywhere north of 20 years old — you probably don’t have childhood memories of being told to eat your omega 3’s. Roughage, sure. Vitamin C and D, naturally. But essential fatty acids? Not so much. Contrast that with today, and the benefits of omega 3’s are talked… Read more »

March 25: The Washington Times

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“Colorado scientists, entrepreneur, seek crowd funds.” (Shawn Archebique, CSU Scientist) The Washington Times published an article yesterday highlighting the Omega3Beef project and the efforts of our founder, Don Smith, and Colorado State University cattle nutrition expert Shawn Archebique, to bring this heart-healthy beef to the public. Archebique notes that other attempts have been met with… Read more »

March 25: Press Release

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Innovative Colorado Company Using Crowdfunding to Make Beef Healthier Colorado-based Omega3Beef has developed a new cattle feed supplement that results in beef with the same heart-healthy omega 3’s in ocean fish. Now it’s using crowdfunding to gain federal regulators’ approval to sell the product to commercial customers in the beef industry. Our crowdfunding approach will… Read more »

March 12th: Omega3Beef Tasting in D.C.

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On a recent trip to Washington, D.C. we had the chance to taste Omega3Beef with a few lucky guests. The verdict? Omega3Beef has the great, traditional taste of all-natural beef, with the added health benefits of increased omega 3’s! Founder, Don Smith, compares all-natural Omega3Beef (right) with all-natural store bought beef. Our chef for the… Read more »

Effect of Omega 3’s on Blood Pressure

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Omega 3’s more effective in lowering blood pressure than lifestyle changes. A new study shows that consuming the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA can provide higher levels of certain types of health benefits than some commonly recommended lifestyle changes. The comprehensive study, published online, looked at 70 randomized controlled trials conducted with adults who… Read more »

Omega 3 Benefits for Women and Infants

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Omega 3 Benefits for Women and Infants The impact of omega 3’s on human health is one of those topics that the closer you look, the more there is to see. For example, you probably already know that there are benefits for the heart and cardiac systems. But you might not know about the impressive… Read more »

How to Lift Your Spirits

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10 nutrients that can lift your spirits This January 2014 article provides a broad look at 10 nutrients, including omega 3’s, that are not only healthy, but can also boost happiness and reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Omega 3, notes the reporter, “…plays an important role in brain health and contributes up to 18… Read more »

Achieve Better Brain Health

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High levels of omega-3 fatty acids linked to larger brain volume in older adults. A January 2014 news report citing new evidence suggesting a possible connection between higher levels of omega-3 acids and increased brain volume, which could equate to better brain health. “The results suggest that the effect on brain volume is the equivalent… Read more »

Omega 3 Fact Sheet

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Fact Sheet From the WebMD site, a plain-language explanation of the role of omega 3’s in human health, including the different types (ALA, DHA and EPA) and their relative impacts on the heath of the heart and other medical conditions. The authors note: “Studies suggest they help lower the risk of… Read more »

Impact of Omega 3s

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Omega-3 fatty acids, fish oil, alpha-linolenic acid: Evidence This additional resource on the Mayo Clinic’s Patient Care & Health Info section grades the impact of omega 3’s -on specific health issues, such as coronary heart disease and high blood pressure (for which it earns an “A” grade). “There is evidence that an increased intake of… Read more »