NanOmega-3 Flyer

nanomega-3NanOmega-3 from BioPharma Scientific, all vegan and organic ingredients for highly absorbed omega-3 support!

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Below are 3 articles written by Dr John H Maher, DC, DCBCN, BCIM of BioPharma Scientific outlining the benefits of ALA, EPA and DHA as found in NanOmega-3:

Flax vs. Fish: The Alpha and the Omega

Flaxseed for Heart Healthy Nutrition

New Study: Dietary ALA sufficient to raise omega-3 levels

Here is a handy chart comparing the Omega-3 and Omega-6 levels in some common oils, nuts and seeds:

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acids

FLAX: get it into ya!

Nutritional attributes of Flax

Comparing Flax to a range of other Common Oils

Diabetes and Sexual Health in Men

One of the side-effect of diabetes in both men and women with diabetes may be sexual problems. The sexual health problems caused by diabetes are not widely discussed although they can be fairly common among people with diabetes. For instance, erectile dysfunction occurs more often and, on average, 10-15 years earlier in men with diabetes than in men without diabetes. There are treatments that can help if you are suffering from diabetes-related sex problems so you may have a happy healthy sex-life. Sex is after all good for you. Continue reading

Diabetes and Sexual Health in Women

One of the side-effects of diabetes in both men and women with diabetes may be sexual problem. The sexual health problems caused by diabetes are not widely discussed although they can be fairly common among people with diabetes. There are treatments that can help if you are suffering from diabetes-related sex problems so you may have a happy healthy sex-life. Sex is after all very good for you. Continue reading

Metabolic Syndrome Defined

Metabolic syndrome is a combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes. It affects one in five people, and prevalence increases with age. Metabolic syndrome is also known as metabolic syndrome X, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, Reaven’s syndrome (named for Gerald Reaven), and in Australia CHAOS (Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Atherosclerosis, Obesity, and Stroke). Continue reading

Bergamot reduces cholesterol, triglycerides and blood glucose

Hypolipemic and hypoglycaemic activity of bergamot polyphenols: From animal models to human studies a study published in Fitoterapia, in 2010, is about an investigation into the effects of bergamot extract in rats and in 237 human participants with hyperlipemia some of whom also had hyperglycaemia.

Bergamot extract, given orally for 30 days to both rats and patients, reduced total and LDL cholesterol levels (an effect accompanied by elevation of cHDL), triglyceride levels and significantly decreased blood glucose. The bergamot extract inhibited HMG-CoA reductase activityand enhanced reactive vasodilation thus representing an efficient phytotherapeutic approach in combating hyperlipemic and hyperglycaemic disorders. Continue reading