Dr. Frank Sacks
Professor of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health
1. What are omega-3 fatty acids, and why should I make sure to include them in my diet?
Omega-3 fatty acids (also known as…
Proline is an amino acid, one of the twenty DNA-encoded amino acids. They are essential amino acids, meaning that they are components which cannot be produced by the body and, therefore, must be obtained from a diet or through supplementation.…0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Medicine
Vitamin B12 deficiency is extremely common and can result in serious damage to a person’s health if it goes untreated. Unfortunately, B12 deficiency is often hard to diagnose, as the symptoms of this problem are common to many other illnesses…0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine
It is known in other parts of the world how the healing properties of certain herbs promotes health skin and rejuvenates the spirit. Different types of herbs help skin retain its smooth feel, prevent wrinkles and help you maintain a…0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Medicine, Nutrition
Kefir is a cultured drink that helps restore the inner ecology of the body.
It contains strains of beneficial bacteria and yeast that gives kefir its antibiotic properties. “A natural antibiotic” made from milk! It is a tart yogurt style…
Stop using any and every random lotion under the sun to care for your skin. The things you rub into your skin will be absorbed, not only by your skin, but they enter your bloodstream as well.
We need to…
Many sufferers of osteoarthritis rave about the benefits of Glucosamine and how it has provided them with relief from their painful, debilitating symptoms. But is Glucosamine really the wonder supplement it is made out to be, or is its loyal…0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care
By Alexander Shikhman, M.D., Ph.D., FACR
Cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis, cerebral vascular disease, cerebral vascular accident (stroke), myocardial infarction, sudden death syndrome, is the number one cause of death in most developed countries all over the world.…
Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats found in fish, phytoplankton, and in the form of supplements. Polyunsaturated fats, especially EPA and DHA, have a reputation for being heart-friendly fats because they do not promote atherosclerosis associated with causing heart disease.…0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Medicine, News