Study: Omega-3 Linked To Younger Biological Age

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Posted on 21st January 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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High blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids may slow cellular ageing in people with coronary heart disease, suggests a new study.

Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco looked at the length of telomeres, DNA sequences at the end of chromosomes that shorten as cells replicate and age.

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California Restaurants Can’t Use Trans Fat As Of Jan. 1

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Posted on 30th December 2009 by admin in Health Alerts

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California will bar restaurants from cooking with trans fat beginning New Year’s Day, becoming the first state to crack down on the substance tied to clogged arteries, strokes and coronary heart disease.

The ban is hailed by supporters as a way to protect diners who routinely have not been aware of consuming trans fat at some restaurants because they don’t see the meals cooked or the ingredients used.

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Berberine, Red Yeast Rice and Policosanol Effective in Treating Hyperlipidemia

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Posted on 23rd November 2009 by admin in Health Alerts

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Abnormally high levels of cholesterol in the blood can lead to coronary heart disease and other serious conditions, due to build-up of cholesterol-filled plaque in the arteries.

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