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Old 10-28-2009, 12:18 PM
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"Heart Attack Risk Reduction:
Interesting blog on the importance of improving your omega 3 intake to reduce risk of heart attack.

Bear in mind with regard to the so called heart healthy spreads that they still contain a certain amount of transfat indeed the so called transfat free Omega 3 Plus contains an amount of trans fat equal to it's much advertised omega 3 content.

Plant derived omega 3 are not converted to long chain omega 3 very well and will inevitably be prevented from entering tissue cells by the omega 6 from the spread.

BBC FOOD Programme on OMEGA 3
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Old 11-11-2009, 10:16 AM
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Default Why Omega-3 Fats Matter to Your Health

Why Omega-3 Fats Matter to Your Health Find out from pioneer scientist, Bill Lands, PhD. Video presentation, slides, and handout resources provided.

Background: Learn how most chronic diseases could be prevented by lowering omega-6 fats in the diet and why supplementing with fish oil and omega-3 fats is not enough.

Scientist, Bill Lands, PhD, cuts to the chase, and provides compelling reasons Americans need to re-think what constitutes a healthy diet. His engaging presentation was delivered at the National Institute's of Health two-day conference on omega-3 fats on October 14, 2009. What follows is a 37-minute video of his talk, slides, handouts and resource materials.

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Slides: Nutritional Armor Slides ppt
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