Tag Archives: omega 3 fatty acids

Supplement Basics

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  To function at your best, I recommend several basic food supplements. The most important are omega-3 fatty acids, iodine and vitamin D3. Additional minerals that are needed by most people are calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, chromium and selenium. Also very helpful are vitamins A, B, C, E and P (bioflavonoids). […]

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Eating wild

August 17, 2012

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by Doreen Pollack —  Have you ever wanted to eat the weeds you pulled from your yard but you were afraid to — for fear they were toxic? Or perhaps you want to eat more locally — from sources that are no further than your yard or the neighbors’. Or maybe you are a die-hard […]

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Banish acne forever

August 15, 2012

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by Dr. Thomas Alexander —  At one time or another, most of us have experienced that sinking feeling in our stomachs when we looked in the mirror, only to see blemishes on our faces. It is estimated that between 75 percent to 95 percent of our teenage population deals with acne, as do many adults. […]

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What can fish oil do for you?

August 7, 2012

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by Dr. Denise Quance Grobe —  There are two main groups of essential fatty acids: omega-3 and omega-6. Proper cell function depends on a balanced intake of these fats. Even though our bodies cannot produce these fats, they are considered “essential,” as they are required for maintaining health. The most beneficial essential fatty acid is […]

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Sounds fishy to me

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  A recent internal draft of a report by the FDA seems to be making a case to reverse a years-old position regarding the amount of fish that children and pregnant women should consume. The FDA, along with the EPA, issued a joint warning regarding the consumption of certain species of […]

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Super Supplements

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Modern nutritional research now suggests that almost everyone needs more omega-3 fatty acids, iodine and vitamin D3. Unfortunately, sufficient amounts of these nutrients can no longer be obtained through food alone, although by eating carefully, diet can provide some of them. With this in mind, let us examine the best […]

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Health updates: Alzheimer’s and gum disease

February 24, 2012

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The following is information regarding new research on avoiding Alzheimer’s and how omega-3s can help fight gum disease. Best-kept secret for avoiding Alzheimer’s People who consume foods rich in vitamin B12 could be at lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers analyzed blood samples from more than 270 individuals who showed no evidence of dementia. […]

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Power your brain with food

February 24, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  It is common for many of us to resolve to lose weight, but any sane person dreads a diet’s dulling effect on the brain. We know that the foods we eat affect the body, but they may have even more of an influence on how the brain works — including level […]

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Seven Fantastic Foods

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Certain foods and nutrients are so vital to human nutrition that consuming them can automatically extend your life and dramatically improve your health. Some of these special foods are: sardines; organic blue corn tortillas or chips; organic carrot juice; raw, unpasteurized dairy foods; kelp; dried Botija olives; and Hawaiian Jade sea […]

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An avocado a day keeps body fat away

February 22, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  People are terrified of eating fat. Calorie counting and nonfat diets are a craze in the dieting world, but they make no differentiation between calorie sources. In those diets, all calories are created equal, but this is a dietary falsehood. Our bodies need fat. The key to overall health is […]

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Anti-aging fish oil facials

February 22, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Famed dermatologist, Dr. Nicholas Perricone and NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Tornambe agree that besides offering amazing systemic benefits, omega-3 fatty acids rejuvenate the face when taken internally, as well as applied topically. Referring to the skin’s outer layer, the epidermis, Tornambe explains, “As we age, the cells become thinner and […]

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