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A Low Omega-3 Index Is Just as Strong a Predictor of Early Death as Smoking

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A Low Omega-3 Index Is Just as Strong a Predictor of Early Death as Smoking

    A research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed that a low Omega-3 Index is just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking. This landmark finding is based on data pulled and analyzed from the Framingham study, one of the longest running health studies in the world. The Framingham Heart Study provided unique insights into cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and led to the development of the Framingham Risk Score based on eight baseline standard risk factors: age, sex, smoking, hypertension treatment, diabetes status, systolic blood pressure, total cholesterol (TC), and HDL cholesterol. CVD is...

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New Study Shows Low Vitamin D Levels linked to Elevated Coronavirus Death Rate

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The research, led by Dr. Lee Smith of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and Mr Petre Cristian Ilie, lead urologist of Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust, is published in the journal Aging Clinical and Experimental Research.

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