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
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
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: This is encouraging news for people who have a hard time comtrolloing the lipid level in their blood. Quoting European Journal of chemical nutrition EJCN: “….After 6 weeks of treatment [Omega-3 supplements and simvastatin ] , triglyceride levels decreased by 41.0% in the combination treatment group…” Triglycerides are bad for your heart, …Read the Rest
MediNewsDigest: Fish oil supplements are now mainstream often recommended by Doctors. Problem is they are prone to contaminants like mercury. This makes full disclosure of country of origin important. KCS article is concern about the safety of fish oil from china.