Omega-3 may have a role in stabilizing memory function in Alzheimer’s

Summary: Alzheimer’s is on the rise, yet there is no known effective measure to prevent its onset. Most efforts have a limited role in preventing its progress, too. Even worse, there are no reliable early biomarkers of the condition. Omega-3 fatty acids are known to be good for brain health. Data from a new study… Continue reading Omega-3 may have a role in stabilizing memory function in Alzheimer’s

Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health?

Important Points: Industrial Seed Oils Hydrogenated fat Omega 6 Omega 3 Linoleic acid Animal Fats Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health? The consumption of vegetable oils has increased dramatically in the past century. Contrary to what we’ve been told, industrial seed oils such as soybean, canola, and corn oils are not “heart… Continue reading Are Vegetable and Seed Oils Bad for Your Health?

The Standard American Diet Has A Greater Than 20:1 Ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3.

The Standard American Diet has a greater than 20:1 ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3. This distorted ratio is associated with many neuropsychiatric dysfunctions, including profound anxiety. Restoring a healthy ratio of 4:1 (even by supplementing Omega 3) seems to reduce this profound anxiety. Buydens-Branchey, L., & Branchey, M. (2007). Long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty… Continue reading The Standard American Diet Has A Greater Than 20:1 Ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3.