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Krill Can Reduce Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Researchers found omega-3 fatty acids derived from krill oil could reduce triglyceride levels and help reduce cardiovascular risk, a leading cause of death in men and women.

The omega-3 fats in krill oil may be more bioavailable as they are bound in a phospholipid. Omega-3 is naturally found in fatty fish, but steer clear of farmed salmon that has only half the omega-3, more omega-6 and 25% of the vitamin D found in wild salmon.

Krill oil supplements are the best type of omega-3 supplement. Because krill are so small they carry very low levels of mercury and other contaminants that are found in higher concentrations in larger fish.

Omega-3 fat is also beneficial in the treatment of depression, reducing inflammation, improving metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance, and optimizing muscle building and bone strength.

Your omega-3 index has a greater predictive value than cholesterol levels for heart disease and is a good predictor of overall health and all-cause mortality.

Improving your omega-3 to omega-6 ratio is something else to focus on. Too much omega-6 results in inflammation in the body. Stopping eating seed / vegetable oils and any processed foods is essential in the quest for reducing omega-6 in the body.

For more information on optimising your health through diet visit https://andreabremnernutrition.co.uk/freemasterclass/
Keto 4 Menopause
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Sunbathing Increases Melatonin Production Which In Turn Reduces Free Radicals

Free radicals, or reactive oxidative species (ROS), are molecules that contain oxygen atoms that have gained one or more unpaired electrons, making them very unstable. These molecules rampage around our bodies in an attempt to steel electrons off other molecules to stabilise them, and in the process, they cause a trail of destruction and disease.

As we age, we want to keep free radicals to a minimum – by producing less and moping up more. We can do this by eating a ketogenic diet, as burning ketones for fuel produces far less free radicals then burning glucose, and we can also do this by increasing the production of melatonin in our bodies… Why?

95% of the melatonin your body produces is made inside your mitochondria in response to near-infrared radiation from the sun. Only 5% of melatonin is produced in your pineal gland at night.

During the day, near-infrared rays from the sun penetrate deep into your body and activate cytochrome c oxidase, which in turn stimulates the production of melatonin inside your mitochondria.

Your mitochondria produce ATP, the energy currency of your body. A by-product of ATP production is reactive oxidative species (ROS), which are responsible for oxidative stress. Excessive amounts of ROS will damage the mitochondria, contributing to suboptimal health, inflammation and chronic health conditions such as diabetes, obesity and thrombosis (blood clots).

Melatonin mops up ROS that damage your mitochondria. Provided you get good sleep and plenty of sun exposure during the day, your mitochondria will be bathed in melatonin, thereby reducing oxidative stress.

As we move onto the summer months get outside, strip off, and get a good dose of sunlight as often as you can throughout the day. This is obviously harder in the winter, but even then, on a sunny day, get outside for as long as you can.

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