Supplementing With Essential Fatty Acids – Important For Health

Since May is the National Stroke Awareness month, we thought we would share the importance of supplementing your diet with Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and how it can be a preventative measure against hypertension, heart disease, and stroke, among other things.

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ADD/ADHD Natural Alternative

Many parents are accustomed to giving their children a break from ADD/ADHD medications and supplements during the summer months. This may be necessary for pharmaceutical drugs such as Adderall, Cylert or Ritalin that are associated with long term adverse side effects, but this is not true for nutritional supplementation.

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Omega-3 is a Preventative Of Cardiovascular Disease

The Relationship Between Cardiovascular Disease and Omega-3 Essential Fatty Acids. Over 50 million Americans have cardiovascular problems, and most other Western countries face high and increasing rates of cardiovascular disease. It is the number 1 cause of death and disability in the United States and most European countries.

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Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation for PMS

These compounds are referred to as essential because they are required for the production of prostaglandins, which are involved in the regulation of many many processes and bodily functions. They are also involved as precursors in the production of a number of hormones, and they serve as building blocks in the production of cell walls.

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Complementary and Alternative Treatment Options for Atherosclerosis

Dietary considerations: There is more to the dietary approach to atherosclerosis than eliminating fat from the diet. Fat restriction is important, but there are other dietary strategies that can be used to help lower cholesterol. As well, there are a variety of vitamins, nutrients, and micronutrients that can lower the risk of heart disease when…

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