New Research on Omega-3s and Heart Health

The Journal of the American Medical Association published a systematic review of taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements. The researchers concluded that taking omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids was not associated with a lower risk of death from cardiac death, heart attacks or stroke. However, the authors of the study did support evidence that omega-3s have other health benefits.

Omega-3 fatty acids are the brain-boosting, cholesterol-clearing good fats (monounsaturated). Dr. Oz lists them as 1 of the 5 critical supplements every woman should take, 1 of 5 dailynutritionneeds, and as one of the most important steps expecting mothers can take to promote their baby's healthy development.

Vitamin E Grocery List

Alzheimer's is an aggressive disease that shrinks and shrivels away the tissue in your brain. But promising research shows there might be a way to slow this devastating deterioration – a secret weapon called vitamin E. In people with Alzheimer's, this vitamin superstar may prevent brain cells from dying as quickly as they would otherwise. By keeping your brain cells healthy, you ensure a better connection between cells and preserve better functioning for longer.

Focus on Nutrition for Eye Health

Have you ever noticed that people are often trying out different foods for the benefit of enhancing certain body parts (think hair, nails, even backsides), but we often don’t pay attention to diet as it relates to one of our most important features – our eyes. If you thought that eating carrots all day long would help, then you’re not aware of all the other foods that can help us to maintain the healthiest eyes possible. Here are just a few.

The Health Benefits of Ginger

We pile it on top of our sushi, splash it in our cocktails and add it our baked goods – all for a spicy kick of flavor. But did you know that ginger appeases a lot more than just your taste buds? It also offers many health and beauty benefits.

It eases queasiness.
From motion sickness to morning sickness to just plain old flu sickness, ginger has been long used to settle upset stomachs. (That’s why mom always gave you ginger ale.) In fact, back in the day, fishermen would chew on raw ginger root to alleviate nausea from seasickness.

Critical Vitamins for Every Woman

If you’ve ever stood paralyzed in the vitamin aisle, facing the alphabet soup of supplements, fear no more. This is Dr. Oz’s list of critical vitamins that every woman should be taking; this list should be easy to remember!