Posts Tagged ‘krill oil’


The Astaxanthin Effect: How It Stacks Up Against Other Antioxidants

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by Dr. Mercola  |  7 Comments »

Every day is a battle against harmful elements, such as free radicals, that pose a threat to your body. They form in response to environmental toxins from cigarette smoke, chemicals, sunlight, pharmaceutical drugs, and even radiation. Fortunately, antioxidants, which come from food or whole food supplements, can destroy these free radicals. The most common free […]


Dietary Supplements are Not the Key to Good Health

Posted on May 20th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  39 Comments »

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) showed that more than half of American adults are taking dietary supplements, including herbal extracts, multivitamins, and minerals. It marked an 11 percent increase in less than two decades, from 42 percent in 1988 to 53 percent in 2006. Americans spent almost 27 billion dollars […]


Why Lack of Omega-3 Fats is Harmful to Your Health

Posted on October 9th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  16 Comments »

Omega-3 fat deficiency is killing more Americans than eating too much trans fats, according to a Harvard study. Looking at 2005 data from the National Health Center for Health Statistics, researchers mathematically determined that between 72,000 to 96,000 deaths could be prevented each year if people would be consuming more omega-3 fats, such as EPA […]