Omega 3 is a must for Heart Disease, especially Harp Seal Oil Omega3. More Info(Harp Seal Oil vs. Fish Oil) I prefer canadian products because they have the best quality harp seal oil omega3 products. (Canadian Omega 3 or Newfoundland Omega 3 Premium)
Omega-3 - Heart Disease, High Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Diabetes, Weight Loss, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Depression, ADHD, and Cancer
Why Seal Oil >>>(better than) fish oil ?
The superiority of Seal Oil Seal oil is a superior source of omega-3 compared to fish in many ways. DPA is present at very low levels in fish oils relative to EPA or DHA but is most as important as either the EPA or the DHA. Seal oil can supply up to ten times more DPA than fish oils. About a third of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids circulating in human blood is attributable to DPA. Because of this, DPA has become of interest to medical researchers in both France and Japan. It seems that in the blood vessel walls, EPA may actually be converted to DPA as the effective agent. Japanese researchers at the Tokyo Medical and Dental University in Tokyo have shown that the one stimulating effect of EPA on endothelial cell migration occurs via DPA, which may act as a powering anti-atherogenic factor. Although it has been believed that EPA is the key in producing prostaglandin that keeps the artery wall soft and free of plaque, DPA may be 10-20 times more powerful than EPA in this effect. Seal oil is the ONLY supplement rich in natural DPA. With the exception of seal oil, the highest incidence of DPA is in human breast milk. Deficiencies in omega-3 PUFAs such as DPA may result in impaired development of visual acuiry and motor skills, according to several studies. The relative proportions of omega-3 PUFA in most fish oils does not correspond well with that of human breast milk, but seal oil has a more similar compositional structure. The absorption of seal oil into human body is easier and more through than fish oils. Seal oil is virtually free of cholesterol while many fish oils are relatively high in cholesterol. Fish oil is susceptible to oxidization whereas seal oil is more resistant to natural oxidative processes.
Omega-3 in disease prevention - Heart disease: Research has indicated that omega-3 can reduce the risk of primary cardiac arrest by 70%, by reducing blood vessel blockages. Other work (Dr. Leof of Harvard Medical School) has found that PUFAs can prevent sudden death from irregular heart beats following a heart attack. Another study has found that a diet rich in omega-3 can reduce chances of a second (fatal) heart attack by 30%. The results are primarily from the fact that omega-3 makes the walls of the blood vessels smoother and more elastic thus reducing vessel blockages that are often the cause of heart problems. - Mental Illness: A British study claims that up to 80% of schizophrenics are deficient in unsaturated fatty acids like omega-3. Omega-3 deficiency has also been liked to depression and general mental deterioration. - Arthritis: More than a dozen studies confirm that omega-3 offers anti-inflammatory relief for arthritis sufferers. - Diabetes: A disorder characterized by high blood levels of glucose in the blood. Diabetes can damage the large blood vessels increasing the risk of stroke, heart attack, and in the limbs, gangrene. Many studies now suggest that omega-3 is invaluable in combating circulation problems associated with diabetes by rendering the walls of the veins and arteries smooth and more elastic.View Thread