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This fatty acid could reduce t

This fatty acid could reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases by half

A five-year study has found that the presence of oleic acid in your diet can reduce the risk of a heart attack by 48 percent. Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid that’s naturally found in cheese, nuts, avocados, and olive oil. Thus, adopting a diet that includes regular consumption of Read More...

Omega-3s linked to improved sl

Omega-3s linked to improved sleep

Researchers at Oxford University are proposing that the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may be important for healthy sleep patterns, after children in their recent study who took DHA supplements for 16 weeks began waking up fewer times and sleeping for almost an hour longer each Read More...