Tagged: fish oil

Why we need more research to determine safety of fish oil supplements in pregnancy - Weighty Matters

Guest Work Jul 22, 2016

By Professor Wayne Cutfield For years, women have been told that taking fish oils in pregnancy could boost their babies’ brain development. In New Zealand, somewhere between 10 and 20 per cent of pregnant women now take fish oil supplements. The problem is, there’s strong and growing evidence that fish oil supplements won’t make your baby smarter. More worryingly, … Read More

Does fish oil help children to learn? - Food Stuff

Amanda Johnson Nov 11, 2009

A study featured on TV One’s Close-Up last night certainly hopes to show it does. This new New Zealand study is funded by natural health manufacturers Good Health, and if the fish oil supplements are proven to boost IQ, the results will be a big boost for the manufacturers. The research is being lead by Kerry Lee from … Read More