Daily Supplements Raise Omega-3 Status More Than Eating Fish Twice a Week

Most health-conscious people know long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are among the best reasons for eating a diet rich in fatty fish including salmon, tuna, mackerel, or sardines. These biologically potent fatty acids contribute to optimal heart, brain, and immune function. Unfortunately, most Americans eat fish rich in these omega-3 fatty acids only sporadically, failing to meet even the 1 to 2 servings per week recommended by dietary and medical organizations. One question left unanswered Continue reading →

Elderly Can Keep Aging Brains Sharp with Omega-3s and Vitamins

Wisdom may come with age, but with each passing year many of us will have the reasonable worry of eventually losing our thinking skills and memory. Can nutrition guard the mind and keep it sharp with age? A new study published in Neurology suggests that, yes, a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids and in vitamins C, D, E, and B vitamins can slow down the brain’s gradual reduction in size that is associated with learning and memory problems. A diet high in trans fat, conversely, could worsen 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 →

Seven Ways to Love Your Heart With Isagenix Products

Today, on Go Red For Women day, our hearts go out to all those who’ve lost a grandmother, mother, wife, or daughter to heart disease or stroke.   American Heart Month has been officially kicked off—recognizing heart disease as the No. 1 killer in the U.S. (and stroke as No. 3)—and we’re drawn once again to encourage you to get regular exercise, eat a healthy diet and maintain a healthy weight. These are all vital components for protecting your heart. This is a time to share the Continue reading →