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Recover Quickly From Muscle Soreness

Written by OmegaXL on February 9, 2016

By Dr. Karen Vieira Ph.D. Regular exercise, especially intense activity such as athletic running, typically leads to small tears in muscle tissue that causes delayed onset muscle soreness which often... Read more

Paleo Diet

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

What is the Paleo Diet You’ve probably heard a lot of buzz lately about the Paleo Diet – a way of eating that mimics that of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. So what exactly is the Paleo Diet? When most of us see the word ‘diet’ we think about cutting calories and fat, but the Paleo Diet

The Skinny on the Fats We Eat

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Sometimes dietary fat gets a bad rap, but the truth is we need fat to give us energy, help us build structures in the body, and absorb vitamins. In fact, there are some types of fat we literally can’t live without. The main way fats are classified is based on whether they are solid or

Get Better Results With Omega-3s

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Whether you are an athlete in training, a dieter looking to maximize fat loss, or you find yourself concerned about losing strength as you age, weight training is important. As we tax muscles during strength training, we are actually creating damage to the muscles that must be repaired. As the tissue is damaged, cells produce

Reducing Knee Pain

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

The knee is not only the largest joint in the body, but it is also the most complex. It is made up of a complicated system of bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilages, and cushioning sacs called bursae. Because movement of the knee join is involved in almost every activity, and because it is made up of

Omega-3s Promote Good Heart Health

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

For those with severe artery blockages, procedures like angioplasty, stenting or bypass surgery may be lifesaving. However, these procedures involve cutting into and then repairing the arteries, and this can lead to excessive inflammation and cause the artery to form scar tissue. When severe, this scarring of the arteries can cause permanent disability or death

What Makes OmegaXL So Effective? PCSO-524

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Omega XL became the leading natural anti-inflammatory and potent omega-3 complex because of its patented key ingredient, PCSO-524™. Once it was substantiated that the green-lipped mussel possessed a powerful array of inflammation fighting omega-3 fatty acids, it became paramount to find an extraction process that not only isolated and removed the natural anti-inflammatory lipids from

What Is Fish Oil?

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

“Fish oil” is the common name for the polyunsaturated Omega-3 fats found in the tissue of cold-water fatty fish such as salmon, herring, mackerel, etc. Omega-3s are known as “essential fatty acids” (EFAs). These polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are essential because the body needs them, however cannot synthesize them in adequate quantities. Omega-3s must come

Knee Problems and Injuries

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

Knee pain is a fairly common complaint, especially among active people and the elderly. For much of our lives our body movements do not cause problems, but everyday wear and tear, injury, or illness can cause knee symptoms to develop. While most knee problems arise from sport or work related activity, some complaints are due

Exercise to Ease Joint Pain

Written by OmegaXL on May 9, 2014

Certain joint pain occurs when the cartilage that protects the ends of your bones wears away, causing the bones in the affected joints to rub together. This rubbing can cause pain, swelling and a lack of movement in the affected joint. This particular degenerative joint condition has no cure, but including daily exercise in your