Benefits of Omega-3s and Arthritis

Health Benefits of Seal Oil (2002 – Fisheries Diversification Program)

In an attempt to provide evidence of the health benefits of seal oil, the Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, with funding from the Fisheries Diversification Program, began a research project dedicated to providing evidence of the effectiveness of seal oil in reducing symptoms of Arthritis. [pdf: health benefits of seal oil]

The preliminary research, using animals to evaluate the anti-inflammatory effect of harp seal oil supplements in patients suffering from arthritis, has been successful. The unique characteristics of seal oil over other marine oils is based on Omega-3 content and resultant health benefits.

Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
P.O. Box 8700, St. John’s, NF, A1B 4J6
Call: 709 729-3732 / Fax: 709 729-6082
Web: http://www.gov.nf.ca/fishaq/FDP

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