A must read!!
I have always been a great follower of Flaxseed oil over Fish oil for greater nutritional value, so I had to share this article by Naturopath Case Adams
Two large research reviews by medical scientists have determined that omega-3 fatty acid from plants reduce the incidence of heart disease and heart attacks while fish oil has only a slight (“insignificant”) effect.
The most recent study focusing on the omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) comes from researchers at Harvard Medical School along with several other prestigious universities. The researchers analyzed 27 clinical trials that studied 251,049 human subjects. The studies included over 15,000 heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.
The cardiovascular events were cross-referenced against either supplementation or blood levels of ALA. In total, increased consumption of alpha-linolenic acid omega-3 fatty acids resulted in a 14% total reduction of heart attacks and associated cardiovascular events. And as trends were pooled and examined with ALA…
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