December #119 : Striking Oil - by Laura Whitehorn

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Melting the Winter Blues

Higher Ground




Sex in the Age of Meds

WHY...December 2005

Steps to the Future

The Fright Before Xmas

Striking Oil

A Gift to Yourself

A New Year Bathed in Promise

Weighing CD4 Counts

Trainer's Bench - December 2005

The Legal Eye - December 2005

Sexy Holiday Toys




Footloose

LeRoy Whitfield 1969-2005

Earthwatch - December 2005

Tripped Up

Buzz - December 2005

Out of the Blues

A Lifeline for All

Yesterday's News

As the Virus Turns

Mentors - December 2005




Mailbox - December 2005

Editor's Letter - December 2005



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV



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December 2005


Striking Oil

by Laura Whitehorn

The benefits of fish and olive oil keep flowing

It’s hardly a news flash: Omega-3 oil (from coldwater fish like mackerel or salmon, but more easily taken in capsules) slashes blood-fat levels, fine-tuning heart health. Now, a French study confirms it: When HIVers with high triglycerides (cholesterol’s companion blood fat) took a certain brand of fish oil caps (MaxEPA), their triglycerides fell while a control group’s levels rose. Both HIVer groups (122 in all) were taking HIV med combos, and both had their diets monitored before and during the study to ensure that the fishy stuff caused the fat-level changes.

Meanwhile, some Philadelphia scientists say they’ve linked one olive-oil ingredient to cardiovascular health. Oleocanthal, found in extra-virgin olive oil, seems to have an anti-inflammatory effect like that of ibuprofen or aspirin. The researchers think it’s the anti-inflammatory action that helps make the olive-oil-soaked Mediterranean diet so hearty. Olé!


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