Coenzyme Q10

Health Blog: What to Do to Help Fight the Ill Effects of Trans Fats

In the previous blogs about trans fats, we have told you about the bad things these can do to your heart and your brain. But what else besides avoiding trans fats in processed and restaurant foods might you do to ameliorate the ill effects of trans fats on your vital organs?

Heart health – you gotta love it

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Supplements: Til Death Do Us Part

The unveiling of the proposed McCain-Dorgan Bill (S.

Coenzyme Q-10

Coenzyme Q-10: Energy for mitochondria 

Coenzyme Q-10 is more than the energy nutrient. It’s more than the heart-health nutrient. It’s also involved in a crime – the crime of mainstream American doctors not recommending their patients take it with the cholesterol-lowering statin drugs the doctors prescribe like so much candy.

Science-based Information on Supplements

There are thousands of dietary supplements on the market, and it can be daunting to find the right ones for your particular health concerns. WellWise.org endeavors to share the latest information science is discovering about the effects of dietary supplements on various health conditions.

Brain Health (Cognitive)

Brain health is largely dependent on proper nutrients 

From a nutritional standpoint, it is important to understand that the brain is the center of your nervous system, and is the most energy hungry of all organs. It is nearly 60 percent fat. Almost all of the brain’s structures and functions are dependent on essential fatty acids, or EFAs. These include EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and ALA (a-linolenic acid), all omega-3s, which are abundant in such things krill oil, fish oil and algae.

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