Too little fish oil hurts your heart

by The News International
(Sunday, April 11, 2010 - Pakistan)

Doctors have identified a new risk factor for heart disease, according to an article in the July issue of Preventive Medicine. The Omega-3 Index measures the levels of the most heart-healthy omega-3 oils, gained mostly by eating fish or taking fish oil supplements.

Research has shown that an Omega-3 Index of 8 percent to 10 percent reduces a person?s relative risk of death from coronary heart disease by 40 percent, and from sudden cardiac death by 90 percent.

However, lower levels of omega-3 oils in a person?s body can increase the risk of heart disease, said researchers at St. Luke?s Mid-America Heart Institute in Kansas City.

We are designed to thrive on a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids, but most Americans eat far too little fish to reap any benefits from the omega-3 oils,? lead researcher Dr. William Harris said in a prepared statement.

Even those who regularly eat fish or take fish oil supplements may not be getting enough for their unique, individual needs.?

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Apr 11, 2010
Fish Oil Isn't the Only Source of Heart Healthy Omega 3s
by: Natural Health Ed

Of all the sources of omega 3s, animal sources contain the most complex omega 3 fatty acids and are therefore the most beneficial and the easiest for the body to absorb.

At the moment there are 18 omega 3s identified and described in scientific literature, the most complex ones coming mainly from animal sources and the simpler ones come from vegetable sources.

Green-lipped mussel oil contains all 18 essential fatty acids in a very special ratio of complex to simple. It's this special ratio that appears to give Moxxor it's powerful anti-inflammatory properties.

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