Higher omega-3 levels may lower COVID-19 death risk
Combatting inflammation is important in treating COVID-19. But many of the anti-inflammatories tested by researchers either don’t help or can actually worsen the condition. One hopeful sign is a connection between reduced mortality risk from the virus and an essential nutrient that douses killer inflammation…
What body shape can reveal about colon cancer risk
Most of us only think about our body shape when we look in the mirror or try to zip up a pair of jeans. But according to a new study, where we carry our weight could play a dangerous role in cancer risk. Whether you’re an apple or a pear, here’s what you should know, including how to lower the risk.
Extra cardioprotective effects of omega-3s discovered
It’s no surprise omega-3s are your heart’s best friend. Studies have shown not only do they reduce risk of a heart attack — but if you do have one, higher blood levels of the essential fatty acid also point to better survival odds. Now, their protective effects have been found to lower risk of sudden […]
Omega-3s shown to help heart attack survivors come out on top
For many years, omega-3s have been reported to be heart healthy. The Mayo Clinic recently quanitified that as a fact in a review of 40 clinical trials. And now we’ve learned that in the event of a heart attack, these fatty acids can make all the difference…
Authoritative evidence supports increasing omega-3s for cardio protection
For over a decade, experts have gone back and forth on whether or not increasing omega-3 intake can help you stay heart healthy. Now, the jury is in and the largest meta-analysis to date has found conclusive proof that whatever amount you might get through diet, you should consider taking omega-3 supplements for cardioprotection…
The most important number on your vitamin D test
Based on all the latest research, your vitamin D levels may be a window into your future. They can determine your risk for conditions like heart disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer, osteoporosis and diabetes. The free, circulating vitamin D levels in your blood may be the best indicator of whether your vitamin D levels are in the danger zone.