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The Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids over Omega-6 Fatty Acids! by Hook Up With Health .. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Oct 2008 4:49pm   This is a reprint of an Oct 14th article by The American Association of Health Freedom (AAHF). When Time magazine asked to Dr. Water Willett, of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard, to name the most significant scientific news of the 20th century, he said simply, “We changed the fats in our diet.” According to the Septem ... Read on »
Healthy Nutrition - Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Omega 6 Fatty Acids by Gillian Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:43pm Everyone knows that omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for the health of your heart and your brain. But how many of us know anything about omega-6 fatty acids? And for that matter, how many of us know what the recommended intake ratio is for those two compounds? Most Americans consume omega-6s and omega-3s in a ratio of about 20:1. Howev ... Read on »
Essential Fatty Acids Help You Lose More Fat by Jayson H. Registered Dietician Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 3:40pm   As a Registered Dietitian you know I never promise you a pill is going to be the answer to that "jiggle in your wiggle." If you want six pack abs you’re going to have to work for them. BUT… There is some very promising research out there in regards to a dietary supplement you’ve probably been hearing a lot about. Yes, we’ ... Read on »
n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and fat tissue by Martin Eastwood Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 1:09am Adipose tissue has a key role in the development of metabolic syndrome which includes obesity, type 2 diabetes, dyslipidaemia, hypertension and other disorders. Systemic insulin resistance represents a major factor contributing to the development of metabolic syndrome in obesity. The resistance is precipitated by impaired adipose tissue glucose a ... Read on »
Solving the Autism Puzzle – The Fatty Acid Question and “Big, Fat Neurons”! by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Jul 2009 12:00am By Kent Heckenlively, Esq. (Author's note - Further discussions with Dr. Kane have allowed me to significantly improve and deepen the science of this article.  Worth reading again!) Let me be clear.  I hate the expression “autism puzzle.”  The only time I’ll have the slightest affection for it is when it’s used in a sentence ... Read on »
Solving the Autism Puzzle – The Fatty Acid Question and “Big, Fat Neurons”! by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Jul 2009 10:13pm By Kent Heckenlively, Esq. Let me be clear. I hate the expression “autism puzzle.” The only time I’ll have the slightest affection for it is when it’s used in a sentence such as “The autism puzzle has been solved.” This... Read on »
Benefits Of Essential Fatty Acids by Karen H. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 13 Sep 2010 9:51am Health Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids I share this information constantly. Quality sources of Essential Fatty Acids really do provide the amazing benefits mentioned below. EPA An Omega-3 essential fatty acid found in cold water fish Makes platelets less sticky so they are less prone to form clots Improves blood flow b ... Read on »
All Omega Fatty Acids Are Not Created Equal by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Feb 2013 3:40am Going shopping for food can be pretty difficult these days what with all the advertising proclaiming this & that. It's even worse when it comes to dietary supplements because there's essentially no 3rd party oversight.  The manufacturers can essentially market whatever they want w/o proof of effectiveness and/or safety.  It's become a Whack ... Read on »
Combining Glucosamine and Omega-3 Fatty Acids to decrease pain and stiffness from Arthritis by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 12:00am Osteoarthritis is basically a combination of the wearing of the cartilage and synovial fluid in between bones that make up a joint… and… inflammation. Glucosamine is one of the building blocks of cartilage and synovial fluid and can help maintain and boost cartilage repair. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation. Fish o ... Read on »
Increased Heart Health: Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm There is a grown consciousness towards the link between Omegas (Fish Oil) and healthy hearts, joints and minds. This consciousness is crossing gender and generations as millions of Americans alone are turning to Omegas as a part of their diet and daily supplementation routine. As heart disease leads as the primary cause of all American d ... Read on »