Monthly Archives: November 2011

Putting Fish Oil To The Test

Studies on fish and fish oil (omega-3) supplements regularly make news. Often the results are encouraging—but not always.Most of these were large well-designed clinical trials, which are few and far between in the world of dietary supplements.• Heart disease: In a Dutch study of...
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KEEP YOUR BODY POWERFUL WITH POTASSIUM

 According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), potassium is a very important mineral in the human body. It is involved in both electrical and cellular functions, and is necessary for healthy heart activity, proper carbohydrate...
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COFFEE-CHOLESTEROL CONNECTION

If you have high cholesterol, could your morning cup of Joe be at least partly to blame? Maybe, depending on how your coffee is brewed and how much you drink.Most research has found that coffee drinking in general does not increase blood cholesterol or...
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