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The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

omega-6 essential fatty acids—evening primrose oil, black currant oil, or borage oil and ground flaxseed or flaxseed oil. Small amounts of omega-6 fatty acids decrease inflammation, one of the biggest culprits behind increased blood pressure. By the way, I’m not talking about processed omega-6

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The 10 Most Common Heart Health Fallacies

…The problem is that these oils oxidize rapidly with heat and the resultant chemical transformations can have a serious impact on your heart health. Omega-6 oils like canola, corn, and vegetable are also pro-inflammatory, versus olive oil which is anti-inflammatory. But even heart-healthy extra virgin olive…

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Eating Healthy Foods: Test Your Food IQ

…you’re choosing grass-fed beef, which is usually raised organically—so it’s not filled with antibiotics, steroids, hormones or inflammatory omega-6 fats. Q: Which is better for cooking, coconut or vegetable oil? A: The hands-down winner is coconut oil. Coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids…

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Foods High in Saturated Fat Aren’t the Enemy

…beef—but make it grass-fed beef. Grass-fed beef is usually organically raised, so it’s not filled with antibiotics, steroids, hormones or inflammatory omega-6 fats. * You can have butter. Just eat it in moderation. * Eggs are perfectly heart-healthy. Cage-free, DHA-fortified organic eggs are a perfect protein…

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Fish: The Wonder Food

…plan for optimal health. What makes fish so important to any healthy heart nutrition plan is the fact that it is an abundant source of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. As you may know, these are known as essential fatty acids (EFAs) because they are necessary for life itself. Our bodies can’t manufacture…

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