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The second webinar in the Hot Topic series will provide an overview of Omega-3 fatty acids and health implications. During the 60 minutes Professor Philip Calder will provide an insight to:

  • What are Omega-3s  
  • Dietary sources and intakes 
  • Metabolism, blood and tissue levels 
  • Responses of blood and tissues to increased intake from fish and supplements 
  • Influence on health outcomes: pregnancy; infancy (visual, cognitive); childhood; adult (cardiovascular risk- importance of prevention versus treatment; inflammatory disease' cognitive function) 
  • Current recommendations and allowed health claims 
  • Plants versus fish sources 

Professor Calder will bring the webinar to a close with a summary of the topic and an opportunity to ask any questions.