Omega-3’s and the Eskimo Fish Tale

the revelation that fish-oil appears useless and preventing heart disease as I reviewed before in either heart patients or for those trying to prevent heart disease in the first place leads one to wonder how did this whole fish tale begin well the common mythology is that in response to anecdotal reports of low prevalence […]

Seafood Made Easier: Crab Smart & Lobster Smart

SO, WHAT IS SYNONYMOUS WITH GREAT HEALTH, GREAT TASTE, CONVENIENCE, EASY QUICK PREPARATION, SUSTAINABILITY, AND TEEMING WITH BENEFICIAL OMEGA-3s? IF YOU SAID KANIMI, YOU’RE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. SO WHAT IS KANIMI? IT COMES FROM THE JAPANESE WORD FOR CRAB. AND THAT’S JUST A SMALL PART OF WHAT OUR NEXT GUEST IS HERE TO SHARE WITH US. […]

Olive Oil and Artery Function

“Olive Oil and Artery Function” The relative paralysis of our arteries for hours after eating fast food and cheesecake may also occur after olive oil. Olive oil was found to have the same impairment in endothelial function as the rest of these high-fat meals. Sausage and Egg McMuffin was the worst, but olive oil wasn’t […]

Fish Oil Facts | Omega-3 Fish Oil | Andrew Weil, M.D.

With fish oil also, there are two omega-3 fatty acids that we need called EPA and DHA. You want both of those and there is argument about what the best ratio is and we really don’t know but you probably want to take three or four times EPA to DHA so look at the label […]

Is Fish Oil Really That Good For You? (The Health Benefits of Fish Oil)

People in the United States spend about $1.2 billion dollars with a B annually for fish oil pills– and of the 10 per cent of Americans who take them, 90 per cent of people do so without a recommendation from their doctor. That’s a lot of people! But what is the science on fish oil? […]

How to Get Omega 3 On A Vegan Diet | Dr Michael Greger of Nutritionfacts.org

You say you’re vegan, right? Mm hmm…okay…yeah…well… Omega-3’s and stuff so…you should really get on some fish oil supplements. For your Omega-3’s No I don’t need to do your blood work, just take’em. Hi it’s Emily from Bite Size Vegan and welcome to another vegan nugget. Today is the second installation of my interview with […]

Fish Oil

Hey Misha, have you ever notice how fish have really good health? They never seem to have heart disease or memory problems or inflammatory issues like arthritis. What’s up with that? Well, that’s because they take fish oil Really? They have natural fish oil humans have to take fish oil So you’re saying Misha that […]

Is Fish Oil Just Snake Oil?

[Music] our purported benefits of fish oil supplementation for the prevention and treatment of heart disease just a fish tail thanks to recommendations like this from the American Heart Association that individuals at high risk for heart disease ask their physicians about fish oil supplementation it’s grown into a multi-billion dollar industry we now consume […]

Should Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women Take DHA?

“Should Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women Take DHA?” One of the reasons breastfed infants may have better cognitive and visual development is because human milk contains long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids like the omega 3 DHA, while most available infant formulas did not, based on data like this where infants given control formula without DHA didn’t […]

Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation

“Omega 3’s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation” 2013 was a bad year for fish oil. Claims were crushed that the long chain omega 3’s in fish oil, EPA, and DHA would stop the progression of heart disease. And then DHA was associated with increased risk of prostate cancer, and monumentally failed to treat macular degeneration. […]