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Getting The Right Dosage of Green Tea Catechins 06/09/14

Sometimes in life good things happen by accident. Such is the case with the therapeutic dosage of catechins from decaffeinated green tea. Let me quickly explain. When I first formulated Adeeva Body Burn, which helps burn fat, improves glucose regulation and supports lean mass gains, I combined chromium with hydroxycitric acid (HCA) and an herb called Coleus forskolin. However, a few years ago it was shown that Coleus forskolin may pose a risk in patients taking certain cardiovascular medications. At about the same...

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Part 3: Getting the Right Amount of Fish and Fish Oil Each Day 11/20/12

In the previous two articles I reviewed the evidence showing that omega-3 fats from fish and fish oil supplementation provide many established health-promoting benefits with respect reducing risk of heart attack and other vascular diseases. The problem is that you can’t just rely on fish ingestion alone to optimize your omega-3 fat intake, as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned the public that having more than two fish servings per week increases risk of mercury toxicity. More spec...

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Part 2: More Good News about Fish Oil and Heart Disease 11/14/12

In my previous article I explained the three primary mechanisms through with fish consumption and the use of a fish oil-containing supplement are reported to reduce risk of heart attack and ischemic stroke.  However, there are additional ways that fish and fish oil has been shown to reduce risk of heart and vascular disease. These include the following:   A. Reduce High Triglycerides High blood triglyceride levels also contribute to risk of heart disease. This seems to be especially tr...

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New Physician Guidelines for High Triglyceride Detection and Treatment: Important health indicator 09/15/12

We hear a lot of discussion these days about high cholesterol and high blood sugar (glucose) levels, and their deleterious effects on our health with respect to heart disease, stroke, other vascular diseases, diabetes and its complications, and more recently Alzheimer’s disease. To some degree high triglycerides are not as popular a topic in the health and disease discussion, yet its importance ranks right up there with cholesterol...

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