Omega-3

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(NaturalNews) Loading up on omega-3 fatty acids can significantly reduce your risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a new report published in the journal Archives of Ophthalmology. Data indicates that among women consuming varying levels of omega-3s, those getting the most are 38 percent less likely to develop the eye disease than those […]

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(NaturalNews) Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago have confirmed that omega-3 fatty acids exhibit powerful antidepressant and brain boosting benefits that have not received the high level of attention they deserve. The team, led by Dr. John M. Davis, discovered that eicosapentenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) — two types of omega-3 […]

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By Bill Hendrick
WebMD Health News
Regularly eating a handful of walnuts can affect the blood pressure response to stress, according to a new study.
“People who show an exaggerated biological response to stress are at higher risk of heart disease,” study author Sheila G. West, PhD, of Pennsylvania State University, says in a news release. “We wanted to find out […]

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By Elaine Magee, MPH, RD
WebMD Feature
Some call it one of the most powerful plant foods on the planet. There’s some evidence it can help reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. That’s quite a tall order for a tiny seed that’s been around for centuries: flaxseed.
Flaxseed was cultivated in Babylon as early as […]

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Post image for Heart risk factors less common in fish lovers

By Amy Norton
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Middle-aged and older men who eat fish every day are less likely than infrequent fish eaters to develop a collection of risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study suggests.
Whether a fishy diet itself is the reason for the benefit is not clear from the […]

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(NaturalNews) A study released by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has found that high omega-3 consumption helps to prevent colon cancer. Dr. Sangmi Kim and her team discovered what many other studies have already found, mainly that omega-3s are anti-inflammatory cancer fighters.
The research team compared groups of people who consumed varying levels of […]

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Post image for After a point, more omega-3s don’t help the heart

By Genevra Pittman
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Memo to adults with heart disease: If you’re already eating a fair amount of fish and taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements, the extra boost may not be doing much to help your heart.
New research suggests that only patients with very low daily intake of certain omega-3 fatty acids, […]

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Post image for Omega-3 fatty acids help prevent all-cause mortality and cardovascular events

A new trial suggests that supplements of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) may reduce risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks.
The trial, published in the April 10, 2010 issue of European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation showed that supplementation with eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) was associated with […]

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Post image for Cheap Vitamin B Beats Big Pharma’s Zetia cholesterol drug

by E. Huff
(NaturalNews) A recent study found that niacin, a form of vitamin B, is far more beneficial to heart patients with high cholesterol than is the popular cholesterol drug Zetia. Dr. Anthony DeMaria, a leading cardiologist and editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology stated that the findings will eliminate Zetia […]

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