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Warning: DHA and Fish Oil Impede Critical Cardiac Enzymes

I’ve been saying this for years and now here is more scientific proof… The Journal of Biological Chemistry recently published a paper that details the damage to cardiac enzymes by fish oil supplementation. The evidence continues to mount that continued use of fish oil is not only unnecessary, but is actually a contributing factor to … Read moreWarning: DHA and Fish Oil Impede Critical Cardiac Enzymes

What’s in Your Coffee? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

May 2018, Townsend Letter By Dr. Steven M Helschien Introduction Multiple studies have shown that coffee is a superfood, containing vast amounts of nutrients, and antioxidants – phytochemicals and phenols.[1] It contains more antioxidants than any other food, including berries, dark chocolate, and kale. The antioxidants in coffee provide many health benefits, including preventing disease … Read moreWhat’s in Your Coffee? The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly