Fish Oil and the Heart
Lowering Triglycerides and Reducing Risk of Heart Attack
Forever Arctic Sea and Its Health Benefits
Part 1: Coronary Health Benefits
A vital set of nutrients required for a healthy heart are the fatty acids, particularly omega-3 and omega-9. The main dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids is fish oil, which contains two of the most important fatty acids for coronary health, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). The main dietary source of omega-9 fatty acids is vegetable oils, most notably olive oil, which contains oleic acid.
There is evidence from multiple clinical studies supporting intake of DHA and EPA in the form of fish oil supplements. These substances have been shown to lower triglycerides and thereby reduce the risk of heart attack in people with known cardiovascular disease. They also slow the buildup of atherosclerotic plaques and help to lower blood pressure.
The American Heart Association recently updated its advice on fatty acids, recommending that people with documented coronary heart disease should consume approximately 1 gram of EPA+DHA per day, preferably from fish oil or fish oil supplements. However, the Mayo Clinic warns that some fish may carry a higher risk of environmental contamination, such as with methylmercury.
Forever Living Products (www.foreverliving.com) has formulated a superior nutritional supplement to take advantage of this important area of nutrition, Forever Arctic Sea. By combining omega-3 with omega-9, this product provides a safe and balanced supplement, to help support healthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Also, the pure waters of the Arctic sea reduce the risk of methylmercury contamination to a minimum. I recommend that persons with heart concerns take three a capsules of Forever Arctic Sea a day.
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