Diet Eat foods that are rich in vitamin C (i.e., citrus peppers, kiwi, berries, kale, tomatoes, melons, broccoli, etc.). Vitamin C from food has been shown to decrease intraocular pressure. Eat foods that are good sources of Omega-3 fatty acids – wild, cold water fish, flax oil, chia seeds, walnuts, etc. Avoid food additives, especially
Scientists compared the efficacy of various treatments for decreasing death rates from heart disease and all causes. The treatments tested were: fish oil, statins, fibrates, niacin, and diet
Fish oil resulted in a 23% decrease in death from all causes and a 32% decrease in death from heart disease.
Statins resulted in a 13% decrease in death from all causes and a 22% decrease in death from heart disease
Fish oil out performed statins in death from heart disease and all causes
Fish oil has no side effects while statins can result in muscle pain, weakness, memory loss, and liver damage