Fish oil must to go through a purification process to reduce contaminants and must be carefully handled and stored to maintain its quality. To ensure that the fish oil products have in fact been purified and been handled appropriately, tests are performed for validation. Test results must meet certain standards. Standards have been determined as being safe and are scientifically determined to ensure a stable product. Different standards exist for different organizations,...Read More
Omega-3 fatty acids are popularly known for their heart health benefits. Numerous studies have shown that these beneficial fatty acids can help reduce triglycerides, calm inflammation and help prevent clotting – important attributes for prevention of heart disease. However, the benefits of omega-3s extend well beyond the heart to the joints, skin and brain. When it comes to brain health, omega-3s are integral to the development and maintenance of the brain as well as...Read More
An astonishing 48% of Canadian men over 65 and 36% of women are taking cholesterol medication1; the numbers are similar in the US. 2 The US Center for Disease Control, the CDC, is calling for even more adults to jump on the statin bandwagon. But are people fully informed of the health risks and benefits associated with these drugs? Buried Statistics: The NNT Every pharmaceutical has a measure called Number Needed to Treat, or NNT. This number tells you how many people would...Read More
femMED Heart Health Omega 3 + CoQ10 is a one of most complete supplements for heart health.
A source of six nutrients for the provision of cardioprotective support, these nutrients act together to promote cardiovascular health through various mechanisms and are delivered in an easy to swallow, vegetarian capsule.
Heart disease is considered to be largely preventable. Below are 10 simple tips for reducing your risk of heart disease:
1.Take 10,000 steps a day.Read More
You might be surprised to learn that heart disease is the number one killer of women in North America. Part of this can probably be attributed to the fact that it’s hard to know when our hearts aren’t healthy because we cannot see them.Read More