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Fish Oil

The following articles include a discussion or mention of fish oil.

Should I Take Fish Oil Supplements? Benefits and Harms

Find out what fish oil supplement companies don’t want you to know about the effects of processing on omega-3 fatty acids. Learn how to find the best fish oil.

List of Good Fats and Oils versus Bad

This page was created to serve as a resource listing good fats and oils versus bad fats and oils. The goal is to serve as a clearinghouse for discussions around why a given fat or oil is good or bad for human health, and to include recommendations for the healthiest cooking practices.

One more vital food source down the drain: The health effects of the BP oil spill

When I first saw those helicopter shots of red oil plumes staining the ocean, my only thought was: How could any animal survive in that? As a person who loves animals, this tragedy is too awful to think about. But as a doctor concerned with the prevention of human illness, I can’t help thinking about…

Statins and Heart Failure: A Deadly Mix?

If you have been diagnosed with heart failure, statin drugs, which most cardiologists will prescribe to you if your cholesterol levels are not where they recommend, may need to be stopped.

Nutraceuticals

Supplement companies want you to belive the antioxidants, flavinoids, and other compounds they provide can only come from their pills. Nonsense.

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