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Tag Archive 'Coronary Heart Disease'

Dietary Fats that Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

Dietary fats have received such bad reputation that health advocates often eliminate this food group totally from their diets.  This causes their  intakes of omega 6, omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E to become marginal.  Find out which food items have the highest concentration of these nutrients as well as provide us with the […]

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How To Look Younger Without Surgery

Have you ever wondered how to look younger without surgery?  Why do some people look so young for their chronological age while others look much older? Read on for some very quick and effective tips on how to look younger.

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Interactions between Warfarin, vegetables & herbs

This articles summarises the effects common foods and herbs have on the effects of Warfarin.

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Wine and Heart Health

Large prospective studies have linked alcohol consumption with lower risk of metabolic syndrome particularly heart disease and type 2 diabetes (also known as mature onset diabetes or non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitis). Mechanisms underlying this marvelous protective effect are unclear but it has been suggested that alcohol could raise good blood fats (HDL-cholesterol), thin the blood […]

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Omega-3 vs Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Recent interest in the potential of omega-3 fatty acids to reduce inflammation and cardiovascular disease risk has spawned a negative view of omega-6 fatty acids. For some reason, it was thought that omega-6 fatty acids had the potential to out compete omega-3 fatty acids and displaced their beneficial effects. This hypothesis has now been proven […]

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