Blogs — Inflammation

Omega-3 Sources of Information

Posted by Rufus Greenbaum on

Omega-3 has been studied since Dr. Jorn Dyerberg's 1971 landmark study of the Inuit population in Greenland, where he found that EPA and DHA are needed to prevent heart attacks and promote healthy hearts.  It has taken until the 21st century to learn that, by building healthier cell membranes, these fatty acids promote robust health throughout all systems in the body. They help the brain by promoting life-long learning and positive mental functioning. By reducing inflammation, Omega-3 is also beneficial in treating all kinds of rheumatic and autoimmune disorders.  Before he retired Dr. Dyerberg used to publish a regular Omega-3 Literature List....

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What to do about Inflammation ?

Posted by Rufus Greenbaum on

Inflammation is at the heart of many illnesses. It is a significant factor in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, Depression, Endometriosis, Heart disease, Asthma, Crohn's, Psoriasis, Multiple Sclerosis, Fatty Liver disease and some cancers. Sometimes it is obvious, because your joints feel as if they are "on fire". The joints in your hands and knees are painful and you may have difficulty going up and down stairs or kneeling down and getting up again. Your doctor will often prescribe "Anti-Inflammatory" drugs, which may take away the pain but are not a long-term solution.  Sometimes these contain Steroids and may cause you to...

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What to do about Depression ?

Posted by Rufus Greenbaum on

Did you know that taking high strength Omega-3, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D can help with Depression ?  Read the article below to find out more  . . . .  January, February and March are the worst months in the UK for Depression The stores of Vitamin D that we had built up from the previous summer are at their lowestThe “half-life” of Vitamin D in the body is 14-30 days, so our Vitamin D from the sun is now less than 10% of what is was at the end of last summerYou may take in a small amount of...

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What to do about Fertility ?

Posted by Rufus Greenbaum on

There are 3 significant aspects of diet and lifestyle that affect fertilityInflammation, Omega-3 & Vitamin D There is very good evidence that lower Inflammation helps fertilityhttp://www.expertomega3.com/search/node/inflammationThere is very good evidence that a higher level of Omega-3 helps fertilityhttp://www.expertomega3.com/search/node/fertility  There is very good evidence about the effect of Vitamin D on fertilityhttp://www.vitamindwiki.com/Fertility+and+spermhttp://www.vitamindwiki.com/Overview+Pregnancy+and+vitamin+DYou can test your Omega-3 and Omega-3 with a simple test for Fatty AcidsThere are 2 key targets: Measure                Target    CommentsOmega-3 Index      >8%      Is my Omega-3 high enough ?Omega-6/3 Ratio   <3:1       Is my Inflammation low...

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How much Vitamin D do I need ?

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How much Vitamin D do I need ?

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