Blog Archive for Tag: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3s: What Types of Fish to Eat and Why

October 16th, 2014

The terms “fish” and “Omega-3s” are used so often together that it may be easy to assume that all fish are high in Omega-3 fatty acids. Not the case. Actually, there are specific types of fish to eat if you’re looking to up your heart-supportive Omega-3 intake: cold-water, fatty fish. ...

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5 Facts You Should Know About Heart-Healthy Walnuts

August 18th, 2014

Tree nuts are a healthy and delicious part of a balanced diet, and walnuts are especially healthful. Encased in both a hard shell and an outer husk, the protective layers are removed to reveal the edible seed of the walnut tree. Not only is the walnut a tasty, satisfying snack ...

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Heart-Healthy Salmon: Why It’s So Good for You

July 22nd, 2014

I usually enjoy fatty fish like salmon a couple of times weekly. Not only is it easy to prepare, delicious, and a great entrée or meal addition, but it also supports heart health. Part of the Mediterranean diet, salmon is a rich source of essential Omega-3 fatty acids DHA and ...

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How Healthy Fats from Olives Support Heart Health | Mediterranean Diet

July 2nd, 2014

I enjoy food. To me, eating isn’t just about getting enough calories. It’s about nourishing my body, taking time to relax and even connecting with others over a great meal. That’s why, as part of an ongoing series, I’ll be focusing a different food in the Mediterranean diet each month. ...

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Dr. Lou Ignarro Answers Your Heart Health Questions | Omega-3s and Lifestyle

June 16th, 2014

I’m back to answer your questions related to the Heart Health Initiative, a mission to educate the world about heart health and give people the tools to lead heart-healthy lives. I’ve chosen two questions from the comments at that I’ll be answering.   Which Herbalife products contain Omega-3 fatty ...

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Dr. Lou Ignarro Answers Your Heart Health Questions | Omega-3s and Heart Maintenance

June 2nd, 2014

I’m back to answer more of your questions related to the Heart Health Initiative, a mission to educate the world about heart health and give people the tools to lead heart-healthy lives. Let’s get right to them.   What benefits do Omega-3 fatty acids have in the body? Excellent question. ...

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Good fats? Why You Need Omega-3s and Omega-6s

May 23rd, 2014

You’ve heard about Omega-3 fatty acids and maybe even Omega-6s. You might even know that Omega-3s have been shown to support heart health and contribute to a well-balanced diet. Perhaps you’ve read about Omega-6 fatty acids and how they support normal growth and development, and other functions in the body. ...

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Dr. Lou Ignarro Answers Your Heart Health Questions: Supplements and the Heart

May 15th, 2014

Since launching the Heart Health Initiative just last year, there has been an incredible response. Today, I’d like to answer to some of the questions I’ve received in the comments on and through other places like Twitter, Facebook and e-mail. I love responding to your questions, so let’s get ...

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3 Reasons I Take Krill Oil

March 3rd, 2014

I’ve talked a lot about the Omega-3s EPA and DHA in previous articles because they’re such an important part of supporting heart health. And if you read my previous post on krill oil, you know it’s a good option if you want to supplement your Omega-3 intake. But I haven’t ...

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6 Targeted Tips for Healthy Circulation

December 26th, 2013

Healthy circulation keeps every part of the body nourished. Your circulatory system’s main job is to move blood throughout the body, and it is made up of the heart and around 100,000 miles of blood vessels. Circulation is such an important process that your very livelihood depends on a well-functioning ...

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Interview: Herbalife Q&A with Dr. Ignarro

December 11th, 2013

Everyone knows cardiovascular health should be a priority, but there’s so much information out there that it can sometimes be overwhelming. Luckily, we have Dr. Louis Ignarro to help! A heart health expert and Nobel laureate, Dr. Ignarro sat down with Herbalife to answer some of your most popular heart health questions, ...

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Women: Heart Health Matters

October 29th, 2013

When most women think of supporting health, they rarely think of cardiovascular wellness. However, maintaining a healthy heart is as important for women as for men. Up until recently, most of the research done on the heart focused on men, giving us ample information about men’s hearts but very little ...

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Don’t Forget the Heart: Why You Need Tri-Shield®

October 21st, 2013

Getting healthy requires hard work and discipline. It involves an active lifestyle, plenty of sleep, a balanced diet and nutrients to support the health of the entire body. As you get and stay healthy, remember that each system of the body has its own nutritional requirements; you have to make ...

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What You Need to Know About Krill Oil and the Heart

October 9th, 2013

What makes up the largest animal biomass on earth, with about 500 million tons populating the cold oceans of the world, but are each only about 2 inches long? Here’s a hint: The oil from this organism is good for your heart.   It’s krill, a small, shrimp-like crustacean.   ...

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The Science Behind Omega-3s and Your Heart

June 12th, 2013

Omega-3s are a constant topic in the wellness field, and for good reason. Omega-3 fatty acids are a form of polyunsaturated fat that the body derives from food and cannot be made in the body. The three main Omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic ...

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