Tag Archives: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

VITAMIN E: GOOD FOR YOUR HEART

Vitamin E is a potent antioxidant nutrient that combats the effect of free radicals. You cannot get optimal amounts of this nutrient through food. Even those foods that used to contain small amounts of vitamin E like vegetable oils have … Continue reading

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OMEGA 3 KEEPS YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM HEALTHY

Omega-3 fatty acids play critical roles in the human diet in particular, two omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). These long-chain omega-3 fatty acids are required for normal growth and development and … Continue reading

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WHOLE GRAINS PROTECT AGAINST CORONARY HEART DISEASE

What gives whole grains their heart-health power is no doubt a combination of factors. Whole Grains contain    lipids and sterols (essential fatty acids) that are critical to the manufacture of cell membranes. Whole grains also contain fibre (that aid … Continue reading

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