February is when we think of matters of the heart – heart disease, that is. It’s American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association wants to remind us that cardiovascular disease remains the single greatest cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. “Researchers found that long-term omega-3 consumption was associated… Continue Reading
Top 10 Tips to Find the Best Omega-3s
The unsaturated essential fatty acids known as Omega-3s confer a number of health benefits. However, obtaining the recommended amount of Omega-3s just through foods can be difficult. Taking an Omega-3 supplement can cover gaps in your diet. But, what makes a good Omega-3 supplement and which one should you take? Learn all you need… Continue Reading
Should I Take Fish Oil or Flax Seed Oil Supplement?
By David H. Rahm, M.D. Q: I’ve heard about the benefits of taking Omega-3s but I’m not really sure if I should take flax seed oil or fish oil. Or, if I should take both supplements? Flax seed oil and fish oil belong to a class of supplements called Omega-3s. Taking an Omega-3… Continue Reading