Cardiovascular Health

Heart Health: Going Beyond Cholesterol

A strong and healthy heart is vital for longevity. - read more

 

Hypertension

If you are among the one in three Americans who have high blood pressure (hypertension), do not ignore it! Hypertension can be so dangerous that is kn... - read more

 

EPA and DHA (Eicosapentaenoic acid and Docosahexaenoic acid)

Once fats are consumed, they are broken down into smaller molecules. Omega 3's begin as ALA (alpha-linolenic acid ) and then break down into two of th... - read more

 

Monounsaturated Fats, Omega-7 and Omega-9 Fatty Acids

There are a variety of types of Omega-7 and Omega-9 fatty acids. Research is still developing on the role that these omega's play in our health. While... - read more

 

The Truth About Essential Fats

Essential fatty acids are considered "essential" because the human body requires them for many chemical processes, but cannot produce them on its own.... - read more

 

Saturated Fats, Medium Chain Fatty Acids

Although saturated fats are often considered less healthy than their unsaturated counterparts, medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs) are a group of saturat... - read more

 

GLA (Gamma-linolenic acid)

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is in the omega-6 family. It is made by the polyunsaturated fat Linoleic acid (LA) which is an essential fatty acid. Essent... - read more

 

Polyunsaturated Fats, Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids

Essential fatty acids are considered "essential" because the human body requires them for many chemical processes, but cannot produce them on its own.... - read more