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Your Heart Needs Smarter Protection

If you are serious about your heart health and your diet is not a little fishy, then you need to re-evaluate your priorities.

Even if you have awesome cholesterol, there are other serious time bombs ready to go off in your body that are all to able to destroy your circulatory health. Inflammatory risk factors can not only make quality of life more miserable, but may actually shorten your life prematurely. The good news is fish oil can help as recently re-confirmed March 2009, in the Journal of Nutrition.

The fact is that the oceans of the world are becoming more and more polluted, making the prospect of eating more fish really like playing Russian roulette. However, thanks to a few select high quality fish oils on the market there are options, and like the study mentioned above shows, DHA oil, a natural portion of fish oil can help lessen inflammation in the body, as measured by two very important markers called C-Reactive Protein (CRP) and also IL-10.

I have encouraged my patients to consume a combination of a EPA/DHA on a daily basis. This has over the years helped to control their cholesterol levels, support healthy skin and complexion, support brain health and concentration, plus helped with aches and pains and inflammation. Indeed food is our best medicine, and when our food supply becomes polluted, supplementing your diet and the diet of your family is absolutely essential. Regrettably our world is becoming less friendly and living smarter is a must.

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Health Tips On the Go!

Improve Posture

  • 1.Avoid slouching. Be aware of your posture as you walk, sit, and drive, keep shoulders squared and head pulled back and up.

  • 2.Imagine a thread pulling the top of your head toward the ceiling. Visualization can help improve your sense of position.

  • 3.If your job requires you to sit for long periods, take frequent breaks to stand, stretch and shake it out.

  • 4.Maintain a strong core to help support proper posture. Add core-training exercises to your daily routine.

  • 5.A firm mattress and ergonomic pillow help achieve proper back support while you sleep, so you'll stand straighter in the a.m.

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