We hear about Omega 3 all the time and yet many people still don’t know why it’s so important for their physical and mental health or whether or not they are getting enough in their regular diet.
The fact is, most people in the West are not getting enough Omega 3 and at the same time are consuming far too much Omega 6. These two important nutrients are essential for our health and as the body cannot produce them they have to be sourced from our diet.
Most of us have no problem getting the required amount of Omega 6 as it is present in vegetable oils, processed foods, dairy products and meat. However, the same cannot be said for Omega 3.
Welfare reforms see mental health teams taking on more advocacy roles Community mental health teams are having to spend an increasing amount of time helping service users claim benefits The Masked AMHP Guardian Professional, Tuesday 29 May 2012 10.30 BST Professionals working in community mental health teams have ever increasing work pressures. The current […]
Heathcliff actor who racially harassed partner given conditional discharge James Howson, who was plucked from obscurity to star in 2011 film, had admitted threatening his partner and baby daughter Martin Wainwright guardian.co.uk, Monday 28 May 2012 19.57 BST James Howson, 24, appeared before Leeds magistrates court from St James’s hospital in the city, where he […]
Worthy runner-up: Manchester’s Mental Health and Social Care Trust gains national praise in award ceremony Posted Monday, May 21, 2012 – 14:06 By Darren Heath Manchester’s Mental Health and Social Care Trust received national praise at an awards ceremony last week for its work in treating alcohol disorders – being named ahead of […]
Running For A Good Causes! On Sunday members of MUN were at the Bupa Great Manchester Run 2012 to watch Alan Hartman run. The Chair age 64, who will be a pensioner in November, ran a respectable time of 01:10:20 . Alan has been sponsed by lots of friends of MUN and the money that […]
Urmston police sergeant Peter Jee jailed for having sex with vulnerable Rochdale woman with mental health problems Don Frame May 08, 2012 A police officer with a brilliant career ahead of him has been jailed for two years for engaging in a sex act with a vulnerable woman he knew had mental health difficulties. Peter […]
1500 DISABLED PEOPLE DEAD FROM STARVATION, ILLNESS AND SUICIDE AFTER BEING DEEMED ‘FIT FOR WORK’ BETWEEN JANUARY AND AUGUST 2011 ATOS DON’T GIVE A TOSS! Time to fight back ! 31 May, 12pm: Protest march from Albert Square to ATOS “assessment” centre at Albert Bridge House 6 June, 7pm: Public Meeting at Friends’ Meeting House […]
U.K. union bars Israeli expert from conference on conflict resolution Wed, May 02, 2012 Iyyar 10, 5772 This Story By: Anshel Pfeffer LONDON – A master-class on conflict resolution that was set to be given by an Israeli lecturer in Manchester next week was canceled by the British National Health Service, after trade union members […]
The story below appeared in The Big Issue. Two years on the MunReporter invites it’s readers to read again this well reserch report by a well known and respected Northern journalist, Helen Clifton. With locked wards and despite all the promises made to patients about Mainway, it now seems those promises made to trusting service users […]
Heathcliff actor James Howson’s sentencing adjourned The sentencing of an actor who racially abused his ex-girlfriend has been adjourned for a third time as he undergoes psychiatric treatment. James Howson, 24, of Haslewood Close, Leeds, admitted racially aggravated harassment and was due to be sentenced at Leeds Magistrates’ Court. He was due to be sentenced […]