In the United States the leading cause of death is heart disease as well as a major cause of disabilities. Since February is American Heart Month our association wants to focus this months newsletter on the benefits of eating a diet rich in Omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3’s are not just great for heart health, it has also been related to decreased risk of various types of disease including certain cancers.
Well, omega 3 is a polyunsaturated fatty acid, but we all know that fat makes “fat”! So, how can consuming fatty acids help you to loose weight? Is it possible at all, or just media hype? First, you have to know that there are different types of fat.
How can you loose weight with omega 3?
The deal here is not to increase your intake of fat, but to substitute saturated and partly monounsaturated fatty acids with polyunsaturated fatty acids – preferably from fish oil, because that’s the highest quality omega 3 source. Examples for fish, rich in omega 3 are herring, salmon, tuna and mackerel… Click to read more.
Have you ever been talking to someone and describing a book, a movie, something that was on television and during your description of some part of the plot, you find yourself lacking the right word to describe what exactly it is you want to get across to the listener.
The word is…You just cannot think of it. It eludes you no matter how hard you try to think of it or concentrate to get the word to pop into your mind. You even find that now you are having a hard time recalling a synonym.
Why does this happen? It could happen for any number of reasons…lack of sleep? Stress? Or could it be you brain’s diet? Researchers know that our cognitive brain function is affected by our diet. They have shown that memory retention and cognitive function is affected by the foods we eat.
So what foods are the right “brain foods?” Cold-water fish like salmon, tuna and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids. In addition to its protective qualities, omega-3 fatty acids also show promise in decreasing the symptoms of depression. Click to read the entire article.
Consumers are bombarded with tips on how to fulfill the most sought after New Year’s Resolution; losing weight. This months newsletter offers suggestions on how to successfully lose weight by adding more farmed salmon to your diet. Nothing compares to the healthy nutrition gained by eating farmed salmon. According to the American Heart Association “Omega-3 fatty acids benefit the heart of healthy people, and those at high risk of — or who have — cardiovascular disease. We recommend eating fish (particularly fatty fish) at least two times a week. Fish is a good source of protein and doesn’t have the high saturated fat that fatty meat products do.”
Are there omega 3 benefits exclusive to women? You can bet your life on it! And these omega 3 oil benefits can make your life dramatically better. You’ll feel happier and be so much healthier. The Omega-3 fatty acids found in farmed salmon can help women live a healthier life by reducing their risk of breast cancer as well as reducing their risk for heart disease. Click to read about the other benefits exclusive to women.
Statistically speaking, your chances of developing chronic pain from arthritis as you age are about one in four. Live past 65 and the likelihood climbs to 50 percent.
Just shy of one quarter of all Americans have been diagnosed by their doctors as having arthritis, according to the National Health Interview Survey published by the National Center for Health Statistics. The survey also indicates that about half of people older than 65 have the ailment. That’s 46 million Americans looking for a way to relieve or prevent joint pain. Studies show that Omega-3 fatty acids reduce the need for anti-inflammatory drugs, according to an analysis by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. University of Maryland Medical Center researchers also analyzed 17 clinical trials and concluded that “Omega-3 fatty acids are effective treatment, along with conventional therapies … for joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis.” To read the entire article go to http://www.doityourself.com/stry/ara_chronicpainomega
Most of us resolve to get healthy in the New Year. Over the past three decades, I have helped thousands of heart patients make healthy resolutions to halt their disease and avoid costly and risky heart surgery. If you stick to these 10 heart-healthy resolutions, you’ll not only prevent heart disease, but avoid a host of other diseases as well–including many forms of cancer, diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s, and arthritis.
These are research-based, time-tested, tried-and-true steps to promote overall wellness and longevity. They will make you look and feel great, live longer, and have confidence that you are taking charge of your health. Omega 3’s found in cold water fish such as salmon come in as number 7. Click to read the entire article.