Fish Oil Supplementation May Slow Telomere Shortening

As Isagenix customers taking Ageless Essentials with Product B have heard time and again, “Bad things happen when telomeres get short.” Now, a new study published in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity has found that people who take a regular fish oil-derived long-chain omega-3 supplement slow down their telomere shortening and may even lengthen telomeres. The study included 106 subjects with an average age of 51 who were relatively healthy despite being overweight/obese and sedentary. Subjects Continue reading →

Five Reasons To Get Ageless Essentials for Your Heart

Did you know that typical diets lack vitamins and minerals that can be crucial for the health of your heart? Or that being overweight or obese may place a strain on your heart that increases your needs for certain vitamins and minerals? Knowing what the best nutrition for your health is—and then sticking to that nutrition—may sometimes feel like a hard bite to chew. But even harder to chew is the fact that less-than-optimal nutrient intake among the population is so prevalent, especially Continue reading →

Fish Oil Adds Muscle Strength in Older Women

The benefits of strength training are widely known, but now it looks like a strength training regimen supplemented with fish oil may be even better. Findings published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that people who consume a daily supplement containing 2 grams of fish oil in combination with strength training experience improved muscle function. The study, reported to be the first of its kind, shows the combined benefits of fish oil and strength training on muscle function Continue reading →

Even a Little Fish Is Good for Women’s Hearts

Health benefits notwithstanding, we all know people who don’t eat fish.  Whether they don’t eat fish because of its flavor, its texture, or its oiliness, these individuals are missing out on one of nature’s most essential nutrients for promoting optimal health and wellness—fish omega-3 fatty acids. The clinical advantages of fish or fish oil supplements are attributed to their content of omega-3 fatty acids, primarily eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). For Continue reading →

Fish Oil Helps Stiff Arteries Relax

Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids may help stiff arteries behave more like younger blood vessels, according to a meta-analysis from Australia. Researchers from the NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition in Australia analyzed data from 10 randomized controlled trials that measured pulse wave velocity and arterial compliance—each being a measure of the stiffness of arteries. They found omega-3s improved both significantly. "The findings of the present study reveal that Continue reading →