Fish Oils Actually DO Prevent Cardiac Death’s

FISH OILS NOT EFFECTIVE FOR PREVENTING HEART DEATHS.  Sounds disappointing, huh?  And I’m sure this is what we’ll be hearing from the media and doctors everywhere.  The reality is that 1 gram of fish oils (considered a low dose) given for a year, is not effective at lowering the rates of sudden cardiac death in patients who […]

DOES THIS SUPPLEMENT WORK AS WELL AS A $1500/MONTH DRUG?

This is not the first time that we have seen that essential fatty acids are quite potent at suppressing inflammation.  In this particular study (an animal study) we see that alpha linolenic acid (the same fats found in flaxseed, walnuts, chia, salba…) helps to suppress TNF-alpha expression, which is the same target of the very […]

ARE FISH OILS REALLY THIS POWERFUL?

Many smart people in the late 80’s and early 90’s predicted that the release of the new USDA food guide pyramid that recommended that fats and oils be used sparingly was going to lead to an increase in many chronic diseases.  There’s no doubt they were right. But just how powerful are healthy fats?  This […]

Fish Oil Supplements: Buyer Beware of Dangerous Brands

Earlier this year, the New York Attorney General charged Target, GNC, Walmart and Walgreens with removing certain supplements from the shelves. Specifically, these stores were given cease and desist letters to stop selling ginko biloba, St. John’s Wort, ginseng, garlic, echinacea and saw palmetto. Why?  Because quality testing demonstrated that these supplements either did not […]

Slash Breast Cancer Risk with this Supplement

CAN THIS SUPPLEMENT SLASH BREAST CANCER RISK?? Hate to beat a dead horse, but I’m going to anyway.  Most types of cancer are repeatedly shown to be lowered through lifestyle factors.  Exercise, Vit D levels, stress, diet, chemical exposure.  The list is endless and puts almost all the power for prevention back in the hands […]