Founded more than 20 years ago, FatsofLife.com has grown from a journal-based newsletter summarizing the latest research in the fatty acids field to a fully referenced website with scientific evidence backing the benefits of EPA and DHA.
The updated hub now offers improved functionality to help physicians (HCPs) find and collect studies on omega-3s and specific health outcomes of interest. It also curates Continuing Education Units (CEUs) on omega-3 fatty acids.
The new features were added to reinforce the website’s goal of educating this audience about the clinical benefits of EPA and DHA for brain, heart, eye, and prenatal / maternal health.
The website alerts HCPs to important information, including some key facts: “80% of people worldwide are under cardioprotective omega-3 levels”, “the body’s highest concentration of DHA is in the retina of the eye”. and “Omega-3 DHA is a vital nutrient during pregnancy and breastfeeding”.
In addition to educational infographics for practitioners, the website now has a patient-specific details section, including infographics and videos.
FatsofLife.com is part of GOED’s broader HCP education strategy. GOED invites all omega-3 companies to share this website with health care professionals.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 Fatty Acids (GOED) is a trade association representing more than 170 global companies active in the EPA and DHA omega-3 industries.
The association also runs a website AlwaysOmega3s.com, which has consumer-friendly information on Omega-3 benefits, including infographics, videos, and a quiz to help them see if they’re getting enough.