Posts Tagged ‘omega 3’

Omega 6 and 3 fats: Which to eat and which to avoid

April 28th, 2016 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

For patients in Guilderland, Loudonville, Delmar, Colonie, and other Capital District areas: Eat plenty of omega 3 fats For decades, media experts have promoted a diet high in omega 6 fats — found in corn, soybean, canola, and safflower — to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. We now know excess omega 6 fatty [...]

Trans Fats Shrink the Brain, Increase Dementia Risk

March 12th, 2012 | by Dr. Richard Herbold

A recent study found a diet high in trans fats shrinks the brain and increases the risk of dementia. Trans fats are found in fast foods, processed foods, margarine, shortening, chips, flaky pastries, many fried foods, and many popular convenience foods. They can be identified in a list of ingredients as hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated [...]