Plant-Derived Omega-3s May Aid In Bone Health

Sat, 24 Feb 2007 09:00 AM EST

... Plant-based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) may have a protective effect on bone health, according to a team of Penn State researchers who carried out the first controlled diet study of these fatty acids contained in such foods as flaxseed and walnuts.Normally, most of the omega-3 fatty acids in the diet are plant-derived and come mainly from soybean and canola oil. [click link for full article] ...