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8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

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

Nutrition and Your Health: Too much Omega-6 and not enough Omega-3 Can Be  Hazardous to Your Health!

Nutrition and Your Health: Too much Omega-6 and not enough Omega-3 Can Be Hazardous to Your Health!

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

Nutrition:  Study shows low levels of Omega-3 bring relief in mood disorders

Nutrition: Study shows low levels of Omega-3 bring relief in mood disorders

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

Heart Health: Synthetic fish oil pill shown very effective against high triglycerides

Heart Health: Synthetic fish oil pill shown very effective against high triglycerides

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

Omega 3s do not seem to help against cardiac arrhythmia  (CardioBrief)

Omega 3s do not seem to help against cardiac arrhythmia (CardioBrief)

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

Omega-3 May Offer Some Protection To Gum Disease (American Dietetic Association)

Omega-3 May Offer Some Protection To Gum Disease (American Dietetic Association)

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)

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!

Chronic Pain, Gender Differences, and Vitamin D and Fish Oils Treatments (sciencedirect)

Chronic Pain, Gender Differences, and Vitamin D and Fish Oils Treatments (sciencedirect)

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

Why Fish Oils Works Well Against Inflammation and Diabetes (sciencedirect)

Why Fish Oils Works Well Against Inflammation and Diabetes (sciencedirect)

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.

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