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What is Fish Oil Good For?

$1.2 billion. Thatís what the fish oil industry is worth each year in the U.S. alone. But what is fish oil good for when it comes to chronic disease, skin conditions and weight loss? Are the …

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Skip the Multivitamin – Here Are the Supplements You Really Need

If you wash down your daily multivitamin with a green juice every morning, you might be patting yourself on the back for being healthyóbut are you actually getting too much of a good thing? If you're …

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Do You Need Fish Oil for a Healthy Heart?

Do you take fish oil to support heart health? New research shows that plant-based omega 3s may be just as good at protecting your ticker. This is good news for vegans and vegetarians looking for om…

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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

Youíve 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 youíll 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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