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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

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

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! Share/Bookmark

Heart health:   Omega-3 fatty acid supplements plus statins could help control triglycerides

Heart health: Omega-3 fatty acid supplements plus statins could help control triglycerides

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

Fish Oil Supplements From China Often Flaunt Labelling laws (Kansa City Star)

Fish Oil Supplements From China Often Flaunt Labelling laws (Kansa City Star)

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. Share/Bookmark

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