Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 16, 2015

The benefits of fish oil in heart disease lie in its ability to increase the resolution of low-level chronic inflammation.  That is the real cause of heart disease, not elevated cholesterol levels.

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 16, 2015

After points #1 and #2, the data get a little dicier.  Bottom line, treating obesity is a lot more complex than “eating less and exercising more”.

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 15, 2015

Extra-virgin olive oil adulteration will continue to be a world-wide problem as it is the level of polyphenols that generate the health benefits coupled with the loss of millions of olive-oil trees in Italy.

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 15, 2015

As climate change accelerates, the potential need for good GMOs will likewise increase.

 

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 14, 2015

One potential linkage is increased insulin resistance making it more difficult for adequate glucose to get to the brain to make adequate levels of ATP.

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 14, 2015

The danger will remain with any competitive sport played with a ball.  I would take the opposite approach, which would be not allowing anyone to play a contact sport unless their AA/EPA ratio is less than 3.

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 14, 2015

This new statin mania is a dangerous game to play as the clinical trials of statins in primary prevention of heart attacks remains rather pathetic.

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 13, 2015

The problem of diabetes accelerating dementia and Alzheimer’s is real and getting worse.

 

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 10, 2015

I will keep repeating that these genetically engineered seeds are also very rich in GLA.  I predict their widespread use will cause numerous inflammatory problems based on my 30 years of research on trying control GLA from increasing AA levels.

Dr. Barry Sears Dr. Sears Comments: - July 10, 2015

The primary reason that NSAIDs have a heart- attack warning is because they inhibit the resolution phase of inflammation.