MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are: Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest
Category Archives: fish oil
MND: Yes, nutrition is a science, but it is also a market that many large corporation salivate about, if you pardon the pun…So we should take a hard look at what is being pushed on us. Recent years has seen a great increase of the consumption of vegetable oils. This …Read the Rest
MND: Omega-3 have been known to help combat mood disorders such as depression. So much so that the US Army is sponsoring clinical trials to investigate Omega’s anti-PTSD and anti-depressive effect Quoting Nutraingredients: “..The study aims to determine whether taking omega-3 EPA/DHA fish oil daily (2.52 grams) for eight weeks …Read the Rest
MND: Amarin corporation has publish results of a Phase III clinical trial of their AMR101 drug which is an ethyl icosapentate (ethyl-EPA). “..The MARINE study, investigating AMR101 as a treatment for very high triglycerides (≥500 mg/dL)” Reported results are significant ”….patient group treated with 4 grams of AMR101 showed a significant …Read the Rest
MediNewsDigest: So poweful Omega 3 is not a cure all..The JAMA press Release about Atrial Fibrilation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia : ” Peter R. Kowey, M.D., of the Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Wynnewood, Pa., and colleagues conducted a randomized clinical trial…..The trial’s major implication is that using prescription omega-3 in …Read the Rest
MediNewsDigest: Another feather in Omega-3’s cap. See link to the ADA Journal . MediNewsDigest: Gum disease could be more than a risk to your teeth. It could also a risk to your heartpubmed. Although this result is controversial, see another Pubmed entry
Lupus : Dietary Omega-3 Lipids Delay the Onset and Progression of Autoimmune Lupus Nephritis (sciencedirect)
MediNewsDigest: According to this article from the U. of Texas posted in sciencedirect , Omega-3s could “…Delay the Onset and Progression of Autoimmune Lupus Nephritis..” Lupus Nephritis is kidney inflammation and damage caused by SLE Systemic Lupus Erythematosus MediNewsDigest: Omega-3 score again!
MediNewsDigest: Understanding why women have a greater incidence of chronic , inflammation related, is key to pain treatment, according to this Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard school of Medicine study . Good points are made here, as the paper proceeds to suggest vitamin D and fish oil treaments for pain. However, the paper does not …Read the Rest
MediNewsDigest: Excellent article; Fish Oils are comfirmed as potents anti-inflammatory agents in this ScienceDirect article. But how much is too much of a good fthing is uncertain yet.