Chicago, IL, April 05, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- According to an awareness campaign launched by Nourishlife during American Heart Month, incidences of heart disease can be dramatically reduced by taking an omega-3 fish oil supplement containing both DHA and EPA. A recent study published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings proves NourishLife right. The study establishes the necessity of omega-3 fish oil supplementation in cardioprotection and provides dosage recommendations for general heart health, heart disease, and high triglyceride levels. In the study, 32,000 participants in three controlled trials received omega-3 fatty acid supplements containing DHA & EPA or a placebo. The group that received the omega-3 supplementation showed a 19%-45% reduction in cardiovascular events. Also, a 20% to 50% reduction in triglyceride levels was noted in the patients who received omega-3 supplementation.
The research revealed that the current recommendation of 2 fish-containing meals per week alone does not provide enough omega-3 for secondary prevention (those who have had a heart attack) or in reducing high triglyceride levels and recommends the addition of an omega-3 fish oil supplement to the diet. According to the abstract of the study in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, “…secondary prevention patients and those with hypertriglyceridemia [high triglycerides] must use fish oil supplements if they are to reach 1g/d and 3 to 4 g/d of DHA and EPA respectively.”
“This reinforces what many doctors, scientists, and researchers have been telling us for years,” says Jason Way, VP of Customer Experience at NourishLife. “Omega-3 supplementation is crucial in prevention of heart disease and in secondary prevention for those who have already experienced a cardiac event. In addition, people with high triglyceride levels can benefit from omega-3 fish oil supplementation through a reduction in their triglyceride levels. By distributing information concerning the dangers of heart disease and the heart benefits of omega-3 supplementation via our awareness campaign, we hope to build a bridge between scientific data and the general consumer.”
In response to the study, NourishLife has announced that it is giving away free samples of Cardio, an omega-3 fish oil supplement specifically designed for heart health. “We realize that by giving everyone a free sample of Cardio, we can help them take the first (and easiest) step in preventing heart disease and maintaining heart health,” notes Way. To receive a free sample of Cardio, go to www.pharmaomega.com
NourishLife (www.NourishLifePPP.com) is contributing to a major improvement in health and wellness by addressing nutritional deficiencies. The firm expects to help significantly reduce healthcare costs. Founded by nutrition industry veterans, the firm employs expert scientists and nutritionists passionate about health.
The PharmaOmega division of NourishLife (www.PharmaOmega.com) is the web’s premier source of Omega-3 information, research, and news. PharmaOmega creates specialty Omega-3 nutrition products of the highest concentration, quality, and purity.
NourishLife is a privately held company located in the Chicago area.