A recent study in Japan resulted in EPA (a fatty acid found in fish oil) being approved for the treatment of hyperlipidemia and peripheral artery disease, and in Europe, for reduction of mortality after a heart attacks.
Nearly every day, I am asked my opinion on a variety of nutritional supplements. It can be something to help stop smoking, lower cholesterol or lose weight. Often it will be about the various “menopausal products” that are on the market. One of the things I frequently tell people is that whatever you buy, make […]
A new study was just published by the Archives of Ophthalmology which showed that smoking contributes to ones risk of developing Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD). ARMD is particularly disturbing because it is progressive, there is no known cure and no way to reverse the loss of vision. It tends to run in families – […]
For the last several years I’ve subscribed to a monthly newsletter for health care professionals that prescribe medications called Prescriber’s Letter (that was a surprise!). I always like it because it gets beyond the hype that we all hear when a pharmaceutical rep comes to the office to educate us on their wares. This is […]
This is just one of the very important reasons to eat foods high in antioxidants as well as take antioxidant supplements on a daily basis. But see for yourself – just click on the link below to check out the study. BBC NEWS | Health | Antioxidants a key to ‘long life’ To your […]