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26 September 2016  |  Editor
Krill Oil and benefits for heart health

Higher levels of HDL (“Good”) cholesterol reduce the risk of heart disease. A recent study has shown that supplementation with Krill Oil can increase this “Good” cholesterol by 14% compared with just 3% using fish oils.

Furthermore, a reduction in triglycerides in the blood is also known to reduce the risks of heart disease and the study showed that supplementing with Cleanmarine® Krill Oil reduced triglycerides by 13% as opposed to 1% using fish oil.

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29 August 2016  |  Editor
Mediterranean diet better for the heart than taking statins

The Mediterranean diet means following eating habits that are far more common in Southern Europe - with more fish, olive oil and large quantities of fruit and vegetables

A Mediterranean diet could be better than statins at reducing the risk of an early death for millions of Britons, research suggests.

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29 August 2016  |  Editor
Four in five heart disease patients may be being denied life-saving treatment

One in five people will develop heart failure within their lifetime.

Up to four in five Britons suffering from a potentially deadly heart condition may be being denied life-saving treatment, a study has found.

The research, which tracked 15,000 UK heart failure patients for two years, suggests thousands of lives could be being shortened because of NHS failures to adhere to cardiac guidelines.

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27 August 2016  |  Editor
Statins Still Don't Work

(Article from Robert Redfern - world renowned expert on Serrapeptase)

This may be seen by some as a controversial article but we think it contributes greatly to the general discussion own the subject:

I have just been reading an 'independent' compilation into all of the adverse effects of statins published just days ago...the number of which is over 300. These adverse effects are extracted from the official biomedical literature and show they still don't work and the adverse effects are increasing... 

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6 August 2016  |  Editor
Efficacy and safety of statins is not evidence based

The widespread use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications has once again been called in to question by a new research review examining studies performed with statins.

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2 August 2016  |  Editor
Omega Oils improve future health of heart attack patients

Giving heart attack patients a high dose of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil, daily for six months after a heart attack improved the function of the heart and reduced scarring in the undamaged muscle, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.

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8 June 2016  |  Editor
Health supplements can help keep a heart healthy

Health supplements for the heart are intended to control the development of heart disease and a few are thought actually be beneficial.

Obesity, stress, unhealthy cholesterol levels, high blood pressure and physical inactivity are generally the issues here.

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30 May 2016  |  Editor
Fats are good for you

Consuming fats helps us go longer without feeling hungry and help carry important fat-soluble vitamins A,  D,  E and K. Dietary fats that are needed for a host of important processes like keeping our hormones in balance, controlling circulation and blood pressure, feeding our brains , stabilizing blood sugar levels, and controlling inflammation. Importantly, as chronic inflammation is now recognized as being involved in virtually all major diseases, these fatty acids are crucial to our health.

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4 April 2016  |  Editor
Statins do cause muscle pain, scientists conclude

Statins really do cause painful muscle cramps, scientists have found, vindicating hundreds of thousands of people who have repeatedly claimed to have suffered debilitating side-effects.

Researchers say that alternative treatments are just as effective and should be prescribed to people who cannot tolerate the cholesterol-lowering drugs. Around 17.5 million people are currently eligible for statins in Britain meaning that most men over 60 and women over 65 are offered the drug by GPs. But many stop taking the pills within a year

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22 February 2016  |  Editor
Are you eating the right kind of carbs?

In polite company, it is more acceptable these days to admit that you’re in AA than to order a pasta dish or to dip into the bread basket. Because carbohydrates are evil, aren’t they?

Thanks to popular carb-avoiding diets such as the Atkins and more recently the Paleo (still one of the most googled regimes on the planet), the dietary virtues of meat and fat has meant shunning starches such as rice, bread, potatoes and pasta – even poor old porridge, once considered breakfast of champions. In the last 12 months, sales of bread in Britain’s supermarkets has dropped by 8.9 per cent.

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