This link to NIH’s website is a fantastic source of information regarding Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids. It’s not just about fish oil, but also plant based essential fatty acids such as chia seeds, flaxseed,etc. Click on the image to go straight to NIH.
http://www.fda.gov Read the full FDA claims advice for manufacturers of Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements. Salient points: Supplement manufacturers may not recommend more than 2 grams of EPA/DHA Omega-3 per day.
Heart Disease Risk Factors: The chart on the right shows the CDC’s list of heart disease risk factors that lead to death. These risks factors are mostly under our control by our decisions, choices and habits. It’s possible through Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes to reduce and reverse risks factors without using pharmaceutical drugs. Our view is that drugs are the last resort and for acute circumstances, not for sustenance. Hippocrates said [...]
A new study by The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, USA and Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Norway, suggests that consuming sufficient amount of EPA and DHA Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids prevents the fat producing effects of the excessive Omega-6, the other polyunsaturated fatty acids abundantly found in red meat. Nutri-Med Logic Corp adds, while this study investigated the benefits of Omega-3 in preventing [...]
Heart Attack Grill You can’t make this stuff up. Man suffers heart attack while eating at the Heart Attack Grill. You are what you eat and be careful of what you wish for!
If you have read my website, you will know that the DHA component of OMega-3 is helpful in preventing macular degeneration. Here is another study that shows improve protection for your eyesight from another related eye disease retinitis pigmentosa. -Garey Simmons, Omega-3 Specialist ================================== A report published Online First by Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals, reveals that adults with retinitis pigmentosa who took vitamin A supplements over [...]
If there is one word in your vocabulary that you have learned quite enough about it is cholesterol. Statin drugs are the best selling drugs in all of mankind’s history. Lipitor alone spends $60,000,000 a year on television advertising. So you think you know what to do when the doctor sends you for a blood test and your total cholesterol comes back in a range and says, “We’d better put [...]
Here are a couple of renowned doctors who have verified and authenticated the wonders of Omega-3s. Like Dr. Mercola, this good doctor has done a lot of research on Krill and especially the phospholipid portion or the base material of krill oil. For more information on Krill oil, check out Antarctic Krill.
Omega-3: The Good Fat Doctors may tell you to cut the fat, but not all fats are unhealthy. Omega-3 fatty acids may have far-reaching health benefits. Studies suggest they help lower the risk of heart disease, the nation’s top killer. They may also protect against symptoms of depression, dementia, cancer, and arthritis. Omega-3s are found in salmon, nuts, leafy greens, and more — but the health benefits can differ greatly [...]
There are several different types of Omega-3 fatty acids. Now some people are so conditioned to want to stick to a low fat, no fat diet that they get scared when they see the words “fatty acid.” Have no fear. These fatty acids do not make you fat. Your body needs certain fats to convert into hormones for your overall health. If you don’t get the right fats and enough [...]