High cholesterol has received most of the attention from heart health experts for years. Recently, however, scientists have discovered that having high triglycerides is a much more significant indicator of cardiovascular disease than is total cholesterol. In fact, having high triglycerides can triple your risk of heart disease and stroke even if you
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Multivitamins and Your Brain
For many Americans, taking a multivitamin as “insurance” against nutritional shortfalls is a daily habit. Americans have been taking multivitamin/mineral supplements since the early 1940s, and an estimated one-third of all U.S. consumers take these regularly. Multivitamins account for almost one-sixth of all purchases of dietary supplements
Are you taking a fish oil supplement? Does it have the right balance of EPA and DHA? You might want to go grab your bottle and read this…
Your Diet Vs. Chronic Disease
It’s estimated that half of all U.S. adults—about 117 million people—suffer from preventable, diet-related chronic diseases. Shifting to healthier eating patterns that contain the nutrients your heart and brain require can help bring about lasting improvements in individual health, according to the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for
This skin condition is bothersome and irritating for many. Try these psoriasis home remedies to find relief.
An estimated 1.3 million Americans are afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and women are more than twice as likely as men to have the disease. RA is characterized by inflammation in the lining of the joints, which can lead to joint damage, chronic pain, and disability.
“RA is an autoimmune disease,
The benefits of omega-3 fish oils for mental health extend beyond depression and anxiety—studies show fish oil is an effective borderline personality disorder treatment. But the key is using the right kind of fish oil at the right dosage.
Dry eyes can be bothersome and painful—and according to Penny Asbell, MD, PhD, professor of ophthalmology at Mount Sinai, it’s one of the most common reasons people consult an eye doctor. “People with dry eyes may complain of having red eyes or eye irritation, or say their eyes don’t feel
Risk of heart attack increased by nighttime blood pressure elevations.
Blood pressure continually rises and falls over a 24-hour period, and high blood pressure is a significant cause of cardiovascular disease. Researchers recently discovered that blood pressure that rises at night is the most likely to trigger a heart attack or
Q: Is krill oil better for me than fish oil?
A: Both krill and fish oil are rich in the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which research has shown can be beneficial in the prevention and treatment of irregular heart beat, blood clots, arterial damage, inflammation,