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Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?

Are the purported benefits of fish oil supplementation for the prevention and treatment of heart disease just a "fish tale"? Thanks to recommendations from organizations such as the American Heart Ass…

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Do You Know What’s in Your Fish Oil Supplement?

Millions of Americans and Canadians take fish oil supplements on a daily basis, in hopes of maintaining good cardiovascular health. In 2013 these supplements generated $1.2 billion in sales in the U.S…

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

You’ve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat you’ll burn or whether…

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Do Health Supplements Really Work? (Infographic)

Spending time and money on your health can be frustrating if you're not seeing results. Many of us intend to fill in dietary gaps or boost our energy with a vitamin here, some probiotics there and a m…

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Omega-3 and Depression

A fish a day will keep the psychiatrist away. Maybe not exactly, but see how Omega-3s, found in coldwater fish, can help treat symptoms of depression.…

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Are Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements a Safer Alternative?

By Laura Michelle Burns Sometimes when I start to do research on a specific health and safety issue, I feel overwhelmed: toxins from air pollution settle into our water and contaminate our fish wit…

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Nutrient May Be a Cure for Cancer

Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have identified a compound in fish oil that appears to target leukemia stem cells and could lead to a cure for the disease.  Called delta-12prostaglandin J…

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The Best Supplements for Depression

  Far from just a "down in the dumps" day or two, depression is a serious illness that affects about 12 million women in America each year. It can cause energy levels to plummet, changes in sl…

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Does Your Brain Need an Oil Change?

Humans really are fat heads.  About sixty percent of the human brain is fat.  To maintain proper brain health, you need to get adequate fat from your diet.  But, not just any fat will do.  Some fats…

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Natural Help for Stretch Marks

Rapid stretching of the skin through growth spurts, weight gain, or pregnancy causes these red or purple marks that are most commonly found on the abdomen, hips, and chest. More than 90 percent of wom…

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