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Sleep, sleep, wonderful sleep

Want to sleep better? The latest study by Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA from algae and fish oils/seafood are associated with better sleep. Using 600 mg of DHA supplements for 16 weeks, the double-blind, placebo controlled study … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/11/13

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Deadliest drug in America

Did you know that warfarin is number two on the list of deadly drugs with “only” 1,106 reports of serious adverse events last year, including “just” 72 deaths? Wow! So what does it take to be number one on the … Continue reading

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Yet another fishy fish oil study

Wanna work up a good mad? Read the latest “study” out that has researchers saying “We’ve shown once again that use of nutritional supplements may be harmful.” They said this about fish oil – also saying that “These fish oil … Continue reading

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It’s not fish oil – even though they say it is

Concentrated fish oil (esterized) is bad business! Fatty acid ethyl esters are lipids that are made by reacting free fatty acids with ethanol in a chemical process called trans-esterification. Here the glycerol backbone is removed and substituted with ethanol to … Continue reading

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Something fishy in Denmark

But it’s a good fishy! In a study from Denmark, women who didn’t eat fish had triple the risk for heart disease compared to women who ate fish every week. Pregnant women can benefit from 3 or more servings a … Continue reading

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Death by polypill

How is this for going from worse to – well, worser? Tired of taking so many dangerous meds with deadly side effects? Try the new polypill and get four in one meds with all the combined side effects at once! … Continue reading

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That’s a good krill

Read your labels! Krill oil is better than fish oil because the Omega-3’s are in the form of phospholipids – the chemical structure that is the same one found in the walls of every cell in your body. That’s why … Continue reading

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A patent on fish oil

Big Pharma is out to counterfeit and patent everything good for you. They did it with fish oil and call it Lovaza. Lovaza is a DRUG that has side effects – including death… Why do we need an estherized version … Continue reading

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Big Pharma tactics

Twisting the truth on fish oil: In a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine the conclusion was that omega-3 supplements “do not prevent cardiovascular disease”. But I have a big problem with this this report in that these … Continue reading

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Revising the revisions for fun and for profit

NEWSFLASH: Hypertension levels were set – and revised, again and again – not to save lives but to get more people on medications. Big Pharma is behind the latest number of 140. If you have BP around 150 or so, … Continue reading

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Life improving ratios

Our SAD Western diets are grossly deficient in omega-3 fatty acids with excessive amounts of omega-6 fatty acids. Because of all the oils and transfats in our processed foods we run about 16/1 in our omega 6 to 3 ratio. … Continue reading

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Memories: Not what we thought they were…

Where are memories stored? Our memories are not conveniently stored in one isolated area of the brain, but are scattered throughout every cell of the whole body. Our cells are in constant communication with each another, and part of that … Continue reading

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Healthy oils

A fish oil study written up in Neurology found those with lower blood levels of omega 3′s had lower brain volumes along with “older” brains in appearance than participants with higher omega-3 levels. The lower omega-3s also scored lower on … Continue reading

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