Research has shown these 2 supplements taken together can help your memory.

Research has shown these 2 supplements taken together can help your memory.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  There are several risk factors associated with the development of Alzheimer’s Disease. The researchers of the following study evaluated the effects of supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids alone or together with alpha lipoic acid, comparing them to a placebo on oxidative stress biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease (Shinto L, et.al.,...
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These 2 supplements can protect you in many ways.

These 2 supplements can protect you in many ways.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Polyphenols and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from fish oils have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which have been demonstrated in several studies (Méndez L, Medina, 2021). Bioflavonoids are a family of polyphenolic compounds from plants (González R, et.al., 2011). Both bioflavonoids and polyphenols provide protection from free radical damage, peroxidation, and...
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Can omega 3 fatty acids help your memory?

Can omega 3 fatty acids help your memory?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  In the following study the researchers reviewed observational and randomized controlled trials looking for an association between cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease and omega 3 fatty acids.  They found evidence from 33 studies suggesting that dietary and supplemental omega 3 fatty acids have a protective effect against cognitive impairment (Wood...
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Research update on omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular risk.

Research update on omega 3 fatty acids and cardiovascular risk.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  EPA and DHA are 2 of the main active ingredients in fish oil. The following research included a total of 40 studies with 135,267 participants (Bernasconi AA, et.al., 2020). The researcher investigated different cardiovascular outcomes as they related to intake of EPA and DHA. The studies were all randomized...
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Omega 3 fatty acids lowers the response to stress.

Omega 3 fatty acids lowers the response to stress.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Stress affects the body in many ways. The body usually deals effectively with acute stress. Chronic stress however affects the body negatively and can even accelerate aging. This randomized, controlled study examined the impact of omega-3 supplementation on cellular aging-related biomarkers following a laboratory speech stressor (Madison AA, et...
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More research on air pollution and omega 3 fatty acids.

More research on air pollution and omega 3 fatty acids.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  Air pollution with exposure to fine particles has shown to affect brain volume. The following study investigated if the potential neurotoxic effects of exposure to these fine particles could be modified by ingestion of omega 3 fatty acids (Chen C, et al., 2020). The participants were 1,315 women 65-80...
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This type of fat can help your cardiovascular system.

This type of fat can help your cardiovascular system.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  This study was conducted to evaluate the preventive effect of EPA and DHA on cardiovascular disease (Bernasconi AA, et al., 2020). EPA and DHA are the active ingredients of omega 3 fat. The research included 135,267 participants from 40 studies. The researchers found that supplementation with EPA and DHA...
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Analysis of 135,267 participants showed this easy strategy helped prevent cardiovascular disease.

Analysis of 135,267 participants showed this easy strategy helped prevent cardiovascular disease.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  The following research analyzed 40 randomized controlled trials which included 135,267 participants (Bernasconi AA, et al., 2020). The researchers investigated the results of supplementation with EPA and DHA which are the active ingredients in omega 3 fish oil. They looked at cardiovascular outcomes and included myocardial infarction, coronary heart...
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What can you do to protect your brain from the damage of air pollution?

What can you do to protect your brain from the damage of air pollution?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  We all know that air pollution is harmful, but did you know that it can result in a smaller brain? The researchers in the following study investigated the toxic effects of air pollution on the brainin 1,315 women aged 65 to 80 years which were free of dementia at...
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Do you want to feel less anxious? This has shown to help.

Do you want to feel less anxious? This has shown to help.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  No one wants to feel anxious, so what can you do?  The aim of this research was to find out if omega 3 fatty acids would reduce inflammatory markers and symptoms of anxiety in healthy young adults (Kiecolt-Glaser JK, et.al., 2011). The participants of this double blind placebo controlled...
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One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  Both omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids are essential which means we have to get them through the diet, since the body cannot make them.  The omega 6 fatty acid intake is quite a bit higher than the omega 3 intake the way most people eat now. Omega...
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Can fish oil provide protection against air pollution?

Can fish oil provide protection against air pollution?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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Eating fish is not the best way to get Omega 3.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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Omega 3 fatty acids and your arteries.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Arteries usually get stiffer as we get older. I review at a lot of research, and my conclusion is that it is not how many years you have lived that is the most important factor, but your lifestyle and nutritional habits. Eating healthy anti-inflammatory food and stressing your body regularly...
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How well is your fish oil absorbed?

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Save your eyes: reduce the risk of macular degeneration

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
We all value our eyesight. New research shows us an easy way to help prevent macular degeneration (Merle BM, et al. 2013). 963 participants were followed for 31 months and plasma fatty acids were measured from fasting blood samples, eye examinations were also performed. High plasma omega-3 fatty acids were...
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Ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3 fatty acids important for memory

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
A lot of research has been published on the importance of omega-3 fatty acid. It's not only important that you eat omega 3 fat, but it is important that you eat enough of omega 3 fat so that the ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 is good. The research...
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Women with low omega 3 fat intake have increased cardiovascular risk.

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Surprising benefit of omega 3 fatty acids

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Loss of muscle mass as we get older is a common problem for many. Omega 3 fatty acids have been found to stimulate protein anabolism (construction of protein) in animals, but it has not been known if omega 3 fatty acids are able to do the same in humans. The...
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Biological Aging

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Whatever your chronological age, your biological age may be more or less than that. If your chronological age is 60 years, you may biologically be only 50 if you are in good shape or it could be 70 if you are in bad shape.
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