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Omega-3 Fatty Acids For the New Year!

Omega-3 Fatty Acids For the New Year!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Infertility | 7 comments

I’ve been eating a load of holiday foods and thinking that I’m going to need to make some dietary adjustments. Like me, you may have read or heard in the news that clinical trials looking at omega-3 fatty acids (omega-3 acid ethyl esters – O3AEE) did NOT significantly reduce major cardiovascular events. In fact, the news may have said that...

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No Salt, Please

No Salt, Please

Posted by on Jun 8, 2019 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Stroke | 1 comment

A recent commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine describes what is really happening with the US food supply. In 2010, a report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM–now called the National Academy of Medicine) stated that, salt intake is actually a factor that is out of our personal control. This is because only 5% of sodium is coming from the...

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The Heart-Brain Connection: New Findings on Stress and Heart Attack

The Heart-Brain Connection:  New Findings on Stress and Heart Attack

Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Stroke | 0 comments

How does stress affect the body? Newly published research may provide clues to the impact of emotional stress on different parts of the body. In their study, the researchers wanted to learn if there was a connection between a specific part of the brain, called the amygdala, and cardiovascular health. The Amygdala There are actually two amygdalae, one on...

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