The inflammation-fighting effects of omega-3 fatty acids

Written by Ruth Bird

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None ofrepparttar participants had a history of heart disease, and nine out of 10 said they ate fish at least once a month.

The results showed that compared with those who said they didnít eat fish, those who ate at least 10.5 ounces of fish per week had 33 percent lower C-reactive protein and 33 percent lower tumor necrosis factor-alpha (another indicator of inflammation) levels as well as much lower levels of other signs of inflammation. People who ate about 5 to 10 ounces of fish per week also had lower levels of inflammation inrepparttar 148584 bloodstream.

"We revealed that not onlyrepparttar 148585 fish portion, but alsorepparttar 148586 amount of omega-3 fatty acids seems to play a role inrepparttar 148587 reduction of inflammatory markers levels,Ē says researcher Antonis Zampelas, PhD, of Harokopio University in Athens, inrepparttar 148588 release.

The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish) at least twice a week. Fatty fish high in omega-3 fatty acids include mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, and salmon.

This article is not meant to treat or diagnose disease. Research from, The American College of Cardiology (ACC) provides these new reports of clinical studies published inrepparttar 148589 Journal ofrepparttar 148590 American College of Cardiology as a service to physicians,repparttar 148591 media,repparttar 148592 public, and other interested parties. However, statements or opinions expressed in these reports do not represent official policy ofrepparttar 148593 ACC unless stated so. SOURCES: Zampelas, A. Journal ofrepparttar 148594 American College of Cardiology, July 5, 2005; vol 46: pp 121-124. News release, American College of Cardiology. American Heart Association.

My passions are health for people and pets.Omega 3 has become one of my favorite topics.

Planning Stress Management

Written by Jeff Dedrick

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The next stress management technique is by reducingrepparttar intensity of emotional reaction to stress. Simply said, to avoid worrying too much. The worriers most likely chicken out. Sometimes perception ofrepparttar 148545 stress factor is exaggerated. Itís like making a mountain out of a mole. It is best to work at adopting moderate views. Positive thinkers achieve more thanrepparttar 148546 negative thinkers. By not worrying too much,repparttar 148547 individual saves his body from possible physical illnesses. He is protecting his health to deteriorate due to lack of sleep and inappropriate food intake. It is best to build physical reserves to be able to manage stress. The usual exercise is needed for cardiovascular fitness at least done three to four times a week. Live a healthy lifestyle because this will berepparttar 148548 best armor in fightingrepparttar 148549 daily struggle of life. Lastly, maintain your emotional reserves. The support from family and friends are still basic necessities in life. Do not work out for a stress free life, work out to achieve and live a well stress managed life. ************************************************ Are you a Mom who want's to lose weight, have less stress, and look and feel better than you have in years? Go to for free tips and bonuses.


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