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Multiple Sclerosis and my resident chef

My man, lovingly known as the resident chef, has Multiple Sclerosis. He was diagnosed 12 years ago, although at the time he really did not understand quite what it was or what impact it was going to have upon his life. 602 more words

Health Tips

Caring For Your Joints

Joint pain can limit your activity and cause distress. Fortunately correct training and a healthy, nutrient-rich diet  can help. Aside from stretching and strengthening the surrounding muscles (while not overloading them too soon), you can also take supplements to alleviate existing pain, and to help prevent further damage. 1,065 more words

Daily Supplements Raise Omega-3 Status More Than Eating Fish Twice a Week

Most health-conscious people know long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are among the best reasons for eating a diet rich in fatty fish including salmon, tuna, mackerel, or sardines. 55 more words

Sports Nutrition

Dietary fats and heart disease.

I got an excited email from my spouse earlier in the week. The subject line read, “What every man has always known.” Somewhat cryptic but when I read the media story that followed, I discovered another research finding that turns forty years of medical advice on its ear. 309 more words

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Studies Provide Little Support For Guidelines On Dietary Fats And Supplements

The precise cardiovascular effect of dietary fats and supplements has been the subject of heated controversy. Although there is no strong supporting evidence from clinical trials, current guidelines tend to discourage or minimize the role of saturated fats and trans fats and to encourage the intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.  43 more words

Policy & Ethics

Fish Oils & Cancer: Good, Bad & Both

Fish oils are said to be the most marvellous of things, they are widely praised for their cardio-protective properties.

A cohort study of 70 495 people from Washington State, followed up for four to six years, suggests that they are even better at preventing cancer (Bell et al., 2014). 212 more words

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