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Is Inflammation Making You Gain Weight?

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Lori Shemek, Ph.D Did you know the average person is unknowingly walking around with inflammation? In fact, a majority of people experience inflammation and do not even realize it. Healthy inflammation or acute inflammation is a necessary part of our immune system and helps maintain health.   Inflammation Is a Factor to Weight Gain Inflammation is […]

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Pink Ribbon – How to Boost Breast Health Naturally

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By any standards, October must be said to be a colorful month. The trees are full of autumn leaves in a hundred shades of red, yellow and orange, and shops, streets, and jacket lapels are filled with pink ribbons, symbolizing the global fight against breast cancer. However, it is easy to take steps that can […]

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Heart Health: Dr. Ozner’s Approach to Heart Disease Prevention

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By Jon Vanzile   In a matter of just 40 seconds or so, one person in Europe will suffer a heart attack.1 That adds up to nearly 90 heart attacks every hour. After years of accepting high death rates from cardiovascular disease, an advance has occurred in therapeutic prevention. According to prominent Miami cardiologist Michael Ozner, M.D., we […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Gamma-Linolenic Acid (GLA)

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September 2018 By James J. Dinicolantonio, PharmD   The term “inflammation” is used in so many different ways that the role of chronic inflammation in accelerating degenerative processes remains largely overlooked. Endless advertisements tout drugs that temporarily relieve localized pain. Few realize that normal aging ignites low-level inflammation that causes or contributes to virtually every chronic disease.1-4   Most readers of Life Extension […]

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Fish Oil Reduces the Fires of Inflammation

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By Clyde Pepper Many ill effects of aging are caused by low-grade, chronic inflammation. These slow-burning internal fires damage tissues and underlie many cancers, vascular disorders, and dementias. Inflammation is partially regulated through the eicosanoid pathway. Age, poor diet, and other factors tip the balance of this pathway from anti-inflammatory to pro-inflammatory. Omega-3-rich fish oil rebalances the eicosanoid pathway and safely helps reduce inflammation.   What is the […]

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How to Manage Inflammation by Eating the Right Foods

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By Michael A. Smith, MD Chronic inflammation is the “common denominator” of age-related disease. Now you’re probably familiar with inflammation on the surface of your body as local redness, heat, swelling and pain. But what you may not know is this: Inflammation also happens on the inside of your body, and this is where it can be […]

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Why should you supplement with Omega-3s?

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Why should you supplement with Omega-3s? Life Extension was the first organization to recommend Omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil for heart health. In the simplest term, Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats. They’re so-called “essential fatty acids” because they are essential to health – you can’t live without them and your body can’t produce […]

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