PAD AND OMEGA 3

People With Peripheral Artery Disease May Have an Omega-3 Deficiency

According to research recently published in Lipids , individuals who suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) have a low Omega-3 index when compared to individuals who do not have the disease.  Peripheral Artery Disease affects the blood vessels located outside the brain and the heart.  Essentially PAD is atherosclerosis of the leg arteries.  Other studies…

Anti Inflammatory Nutrients

Anti Inflammatory Nutrients

Green Tea: This nutrient affects both pro inflammatory signaling and free radicals.  This results in a healthy management of inflammation in neurological diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s as well as prostate cancer, retinal issues, diabetes and periodontal disease.  CoQ10: This cell oxygenator aids in the transfer of oxygen from cell to cell.  This makes this a…

Omega 3 and Childhood Brain Development

Omega-3’s Associated With Better Executive Function in Cohort of Young Children

New research has found young children outperformed their peers on a measure of executive function when they had higher levels of Omega’s in their blood. Over 300 children between the ages of 2 thru 6 years of age were participated in this recent study.  Blood spots tests were used to measure the participants Omega-3 index. …

Omega-3 Consumption and Hypertension

New research published in Hypertension shows a high Omega-3 Index, which is a newly established risk measure for heart disease, may be inversely related to Blood Pressure levels in healthy young adults.  This newest study supports a meta-analysis done in 2014 which concluded Blood-Pressure-Lowing effects could be associated with Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids. Over 2000…

PCOS-Omega-3 and Vitamin D

Combination of Omega-3 and Vitamin D May Benefit PCOS Patients

Researchers have found combining Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin D might benefit women who suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).  PCOS is an endocrine disorder which is believed to affect anywhere between 6% and 10% of women of reproductive age.  PCOS is characterized by impaired fertility, hyperandrogenism, menstrual dysfunction and polycystic ovaries.  There have…