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Encore Episode: Omega-3s & Heart Health

Summary: Oftentimes advertised to promote brain health, omega-3s are also very important for aiding heart health.
Air Date: 8/7/19
Duration: 28:15
Host: Dr. Ward Bond
Guest Bio: Jolie Root, Senior Nutritionist & Educator for Carlson Laboratories
Jolie Root is the Senior Nutritionist and Educator for Carlson Laboratories. She travels throughout North America attending medical conferences, lecturing and educating the public about the role of nutrition in integrative medicine.
Encore Episode: Omega-3s & Heart Health
Nutrition plays an integral role in overall health and wellness. While that seems like a no-brainer, many individuals don't know what kind of nutrition is required for optimal health.

Omega-3s are one of those key nutrients. Oftentimes advertised to promote brain health, omega-3s are also very important for aiding heart health. 

In fact, in 2002, the American Heart Association recognized the importance of eating fish twice a week for those without heart disease and recommends at least one gram of EPA+DHA for those with established coronary artery disease. Since then, additional research has shown that omega-3s may help you maintain healthy blood pressure, support healthy triglyceride levels, and manage your risk of heart disease. 

According to Jolie Root, Senior Nutritionist and Educator for Carlson Laboratories, omega-3s are also key in helping manage heart arrhythmia. 

Root joins Dr. Bond to explain why omega-3s are so essential for overall health, how they contribute to heart health, and what dosage is needed to realize those benefits.