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Can Fish Oil Help Reading?
Discussion Fats and fatty acids are essential for good human health. Saturated fats have hydrogen pairs linked to each carbon on the carbon backbone. They are solid or semi-solid at room temperature. Common examples are butter, lard, or hardened vegetable shortening. They are linked to higher cholesterol and triglycerides and only a small amount of them are recommended to be consumed in the diet. Unsaturated fats have one or more hydrogen atoms missing from the carbon backbone. They are liquid at room temperature. Monounsaturated fatty acids have one hydrogen pair that is missing from the carbon backbone. They are liq...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 20, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

EU, China: Fibre crops for a bio-based future
Flax, hemp, kenaf... Fibre crops are used to make objects as varied as clothes, particle board and cosmetics. Research collaboration between Europe and China could help to make them even more attractive as a source of bio-based materials for industrial products. An EU-funded project has mapped out a path. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - November 9, 2017 Category: Research Source Type: news

Flaxseed and flaxseed oil
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol Vaccine?
I saw this headline not long ago and it made my jaw drop. “Daily statin use to lower cholesterol may soon be a thing of the past.” I thought maybe — finally — the war on cholesterol was coming to an end. It wasn’t. Instead, it turns out Big Pharma is doubling down on cholesterol drugs. They’ve found a new multi-billion dollar scam. Let me explain… Statins have been blockbusters for the drug companies. Worldwide sales hit $34 billion in one year. But most of these drugs have come to the end of their patents. Profits are starting to dip. Big Pharma needs another patent to replace...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 19, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

The Facts on Flax
FRIDAY, June 9, 2017 -- Though tiny in size, flax packs a big nutritional punch. These sesame-seed lookalikes are considered a functional food -- a food that goes beyond basic nutrients to provide health benefits and/or reduce the risk of chronic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 9, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

10 Healthy reasons to add flax seed to your diet
(Natural News) Flaxseed is one of the oldest crops that humans have cultivated. It was initially grown in the U.S. by colonists for use in textile production. Years of research have shown that flaxseed and its byproducts contain high levels of essential vitamins and minerals, making the crop a staple superfood in various diet schemes. An... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Flaxseed ? a nutritional powerhouse
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have heard that adding flaxseed to my diet could improve my health, but I know nothing about it. What's the best way to take it? ANSWER: Flaxseed?is a nutritional powerhouse. Its health benefits come from the fact that it's high in fiber and is a rich source of a plant-based type [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 10, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

These Centuries-Old Flax Baby Beds Are Helping To Prevent Infant Deaths
This reporting is brought to you by HuffPost’s health and science platform, The Scope. Like us on Facebook and Twitter and tell us your story: scopestories@huffingtonpost.com.   Sarah DiGiulio is The Huffington Post’s sleep reporter. You can contact her at sarah.digiulio@huffingtonpost.com.  function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These Centuries-Old Flax Baby Beds Are Helping To Prevent Infant Deaths
This reporting is brought to you by HuffPost’s health and science platform, The Scope. Like us on Facebook and Twitter and tell us your story: scopestories@huffingtonpost.com.   Sarah DiGiulio is The Huffington Post’s sleep reporter. You can contact her at sarah.digiulio@huffingtonpost.com.  function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Apple cinnamon muffins
These hearty apple cinnamon muffins are made with milled oats, Greek yogurt and flaxseed. They?re the perfect for a make-ahead breakfast. You could even buy whole oats and flaxseeds and mill them at home in a food processor. Each Thursday one of the 100+ tasty video recipes from the?Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program?is?featured on the [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 4, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding the Changes to USP 661
By Stephen Doherty and Amtul Qamar Confused about the revisions to USP ?  We can help.  In May 2016, the revision of USP General Chapter with the new title “Plastic Packaging Systems and Their Material of Construction” took effect.  The revision represents a major change in the testing strategies related to plastic container systems.  The testing strategy has adapted to move from generic testing strategy to a more targeted testing strategy based on materials of construction and product use.  The chapter has also been separated into different components.  Plastic Materials of Constr...
Source: Mass Device - October 25, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Toxikon Source Type: news

No, Your Eyeballs Aren't Broken -- There's A Portrait On That Grassy Hilltop
In the realest sense, no art is permanent. Sculptures rust, paintings fade, drawings become speckled with the passage of time. But when your artwork is so impermanent it will be washed away come the next rainfall, you really have to hustle. French artist Guillaume Legros paints on grass. This means that, when the rain comes down, not only must his process come to an end, but the whole masterpiece goes with it. His way of creating art is truly a practice in impermanence, in producing beauty and letting it go. It’s all very zen. “The fact that it is short-lived reflects the idea that all is impermanent, nothing i...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - August 16, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

UBC research aims to help Canadian flax farmers
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A UBC professor's flax research could one day help Canadian farmers grow a car fender.In a recent study, UBC researcher Michael Deyholos identified the genes responsible for the bane of many Canadian flax farmers' existence; the fibers in the plant's stem. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 10, 2016 Category: Biology Source Type: news

7 Amazing Super Foods You Need to Know About
We keep reading about how important superfoods are to include in your diet. What exactly are superfoods? There is no scientific definition of a superfood but the term usually refers to foods containing high levels of vitamins and minerals that offer many health benefits such as boosting your immune system and natural weight-loss (1)(2). By consuming these superfoods on a regular basis, you are feeding your body large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, fiber, probiotics, and high levels of omega 3 fatty acids. Superfoods also contain few calories, are low in sugar and salt plus have lots of soluble fiber and health-boostin...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask JJ: Osteoarthritis
Dear JJ: I'm a 67-year-old woman who recently got diagnosed with osteoarthritis. My doctor warned me as an older woman, I'm more susceptible to this problem along with fractures and other problems it presents. I don't want to go on prescription drugs, and I know you're big on natural remedies. Can you help me out here? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease, the most common form of arthritis, and sometimes called the "wear and tear" arthritis. A little background: Bones intersect to form a joint. Those bones need a buffer to prevent painful friction. Cartilage--a tough, flexible connective tissue ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask JJ: Optimal Bone Health
Dear JJ: My doctor warned me I'm in the beginning stages of bone loss and that I need to be taking preventative measures now. My mom and grandma had osteoporosis. What steps can I take right now to reduce its impact? Decreased bone mineral density and altered bone protein are among the early warning signs of osteoporosis, the most common bone disease. While it affects everyone, older women become more susceptible than men to osteoporosis. Researchers estimate 35 percent of postmenopausal Caucasian women have hip, spine, or distal forearm osteoporosis. Regardless of gender, your risk increases with age because bones be...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berries, flaxseeds and nuts make up some of the 'Daily Dozen' you should be having
Just some of the 'Daily Dozen' you should be eating every day include cruciferous vegetables such as brussels sprouts (file photo) - but they should be supplemented with exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

21-Day Challenge
My husband, daughter, and I are embarking on a 21-Day Challenge to eat cleanly. My daughter has tried it before -- for my husband and me, this is all new, but we consented to give it a try, all in the name of family harmony. Given my recent podcast with Michael Farrington on nutrition for junior tennis players, I thought I would expand on that theme and share some recipes and menu ideas that you can adapt to suit your family's needs. At the beginning of January, Emma returned to Atlanta for a 3-month stint, testing the local acting waters. She has been living in the Los Angeles area since leaving for college back in 2007....
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Matters America Inc. Issues Nationwide Recall of Sprouted Flax Seed Powder and Sprouted Chia & Flax Seed Powder Because of Possible Health Risk
Health Matters America of Cheektowaga, NY, is recalling specific lots of Organic traditions SPROUTED FLAX SEED POWDER and Organic traditions SPROUTED CHIA & FLAX SEED POWDER because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 20, 2016 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Superfood Cookie Dough Bites Sound Too Good To Be True, But They're Not
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What The Healthiest People Are Eating For Breakfast
It takes more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away. It takes a balanced and hearty breakfast packed with protein, greens and fresh fruit to jumpstart your day on the right foot. As the New Year kicks off -- along with all your resolutions -- there’s no better time to get inspired by new breakfast ideas you can make ahead for those busy mornings, or prepare daily when time is on your side. In partnership with Tropicana, we’ve rounded up savory breakfast ideas approved by health-conscious food bloggers to satisfy all morning routines and keep you fueled to conquer the day. From almond-butter oats to ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We Tried The 'Food Of The Future.' We Don't Want To Live There.
About three years ago, entrepreneur and “serial optimist” Simo Suoheimo got together with a group of friends with a goal in mind. All of them were passionate about food and all of them wanted to create a new form of sustenance -- something particularly geared toward the busiest among us who are also trying to eat as healthily, and sustainably, as possible. The result of those early conversations with his friends-turned-co-founders is Ambronite, a shake mix powder that aims to pack a nourishing punch through 18 fully organic ingredients like oats, coconut and wild berries that, when combined with cold water, kee...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 3, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Homestat Farm Recalls Organic Steel Cut Oats & Chia With Flax And Rye Flakes Because Of Possible Health Risk
Homestat Farm of Dublin, OH is recalling some of its 42-ounce packages only of Organic Steel Cut Oats & Chia with Flax and Rye Flakes because the flax seed ingredient has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 12, 2015 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Zenobia Company LLC. Recalls Ground Flax Seed Meal Because of Possible Health Risk
Zenobia Company LLC. of Yonkers, NY is recalling Ground Flax Seed Meal, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 9, 2015 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

The Smart Smoothie: How to Make the Right Smoothie for Your Goals
Ahh smoothies... so many of us think they are the healthiest choice. Smoothies can be an excellent addition to your meal plan or they can truly be your saboteur. Be smart! It is very important that you know why you are adding what you are adding and there is a purpose to it. Otherwise, the calories and sugar can get totally out of control and you are basically drinking dessert and empty calories. See below a list of categories of different things you can add to your smoothie. Based on your goals, palate, creativity and level of motivation, make your smoothies work for you. This could be a quick pre or post workout meal, a ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No, Omega 3-Enriched Beef Is Not Necessarily Heart Healthy
Feeding cattle flaxseed or marine algae can raise the omega-3 fatty acid levels in ground beef from 30 milligrams per serving to 200 milligrams per serving, as Kansas State University researchers have found. But do higher levels of omega-3s make red meat significantly healthier?   Not according to Kim Larson, a registered dietitian nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The attempt to make beef look like an important source of omega-3s is essentially a marketing ploy, she said. And despite the fatty acid's reputation as a health ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

5 Easy Breakfast Bowls That Are Healthier Than Cereal
There’s no speedier morning routine than pouring milk over a bowl of cereal, but breakfast from a cardboard box is far from the most energizing choice. Luckily, you can shovel in a quick-and-easy breakfast while majorly upping the nutrition of your meal by opting for a breakfast bowl. The key is to start with minimally-processed whole grains and seeds, which will keep you feeling fuller longer (no more mid-morning trip to the vending machine!) and might even help you live longer. Oats may be the first thing that comes to mind, but consider the wide array of options that make a great base, including couscous, quinoa, ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 7-Step 'Seamlys' Approach to Healing My Auto-Immune Disease
At 37, after suffering two unexplained ectopic pregnancies, weight gain and extreme exhaustion I discovered I have Hashimoto's disease, an inflammatory auto-immune disease (AID). My family history is ripe with all kinds of AID from Parkinson's to Type I diabetes. Although I take a daily dose of medicine in order to regulate my thyroid gland, the gland itself is not the root of my problem. Rather, my body suffers from inflammation that triggers it to attack my thyroid gland as a way of protecting itself, since my immune system thinks this gland is an invader. This declared foreigner, my poor little thyroid gland that sits i...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Save money by making your own dairy free milk at home
(NaturalNews) You can make a variety of non-dairy "milks" at home by blending raw nuts, seeds, or grains with filtered water. A partial list of nuts and seeds that can be used to make milk includes: Almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, coconuts, hazelnuts, hemp seeds, flaxseeds, macadamia... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 20, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ending the Big, Fat Debate
Achieving a clear understanding of the health effects of dietary fats requires a challenging slog through a thick tangle of opinions. These days, it's rare to get through any given news cycle without contentions about dietary fat, expert and otherwise, coming at us from every quarter. The preoccupation, especially intense now, has a rather long lineage. Call to Action: Let's End the Big Fat Debate It is time to end the big, fat debate- by focusing less on nutrients, and more on foods. Some of the most nutritious foods are extremely low in fat (e.g., broccoli, spinach, blueberries) and some, high (e.g., walnuts, almonds, f...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 15, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists develop full fat milk without saturates by changing cows' diet
Scientists at the University of Reading have found they can reduce the unsaturated fat in milk by feeding dairy cows (like those pictured above) linseed and maize silage rather than grass. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 25, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Fantastic, Delicious, Super Low-Carb Muffin, Bread and Biscotti
For the past seven years I've traveled the country speaking to hundreds of people with diabetes. What does everyone want to know: "What can I eat?!" The cry rises midway through a presentation followed by, "I know I should cut my carbs but I can't give up______(fill in the blank with anything crumbly and delicious)." Being a recovering muffin- and scone-aholic myself, who has long gone without for better blood sugar management, I am hooked once again. But this time it's a nutritious, soul-satisfying low carb muffin that has found its way into my heart and onto my plate. And this muffin comes with &qu...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 21, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plant oils used for novel bio-based plastics
Researchers have developed a new way to use plant oils like olive and linseed oil to create polyurethane, a plastic material used in everything from foam insulation panels to tires, hoses and sealants. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 15, 2015 Category: Science Source Type: news

Complex Hyperplasia with Atypia – Reethah’s Story
Sourced from The Hysterectomy Association: Hysterectomy Association - Hysterectomy Association - hysterectomy, menopause and hormone replacement therapy (hrt) information and support for women. My story took off in October 2013 during an appointment with my doctor for something else entirely unconnected – eczema behind the ears. A chance mention in passing to my doctor that I had had an unexpected period the month before after a long gap caused her to prick up her ears. When was your last period before that? she enquired. I looked back at my diary where I log all my periods and body changes. I knew it had been more t...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - February 23, 2015 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Your Stories Complex Hyperplasia with Atypia endometrial cancer Source Type: news

Ask JJ: Breakfast or Fast?
Dear JJ: You say to eat a substantial breakfast within one hour of waking up. However, several experts believe intermittent fasting, which usually involves skipping breakfast, is best for fat loss and better health. I'm confused! As intermittent fasting becomes more popular and anti-breakfast studies occasionally surface, haters have more ammunition to skip out on the day's first meal. "Now new findings from two randomized controlled trials are poking holes in our common acceptance of the morning meal as a panacea," writes Anna Almendrala. "[T]aken together, the two studies reveal some holes in the so-call...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 7, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

55 Tips to Lose Weight for Good
The secret to permanent weight loss can be found in your daily decisions. It's about switching from diets and quick fix solutions to permanent lifestyle change. We all know someone (maybe it's you?) who wants to lose weight but quit after two to four weeks. Results didn't happen fast enough. Or it wasn't any fun. For whatever reason, you gave up. If you want to finally lose weight and keep it off for good, you have to master consistency and small doable changes. Sound cliché? Something you've heard before? Well, then why do so many people have trouble losing weight? I'm not belittling anyone who has headed down this...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 26, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Having a Happy Vegan Holiday Matters
I love this time of the year because, to me, the holidays really emphasize how important it is to be kind to one another. With every email that ends "Have a Happy Holiday!" I'm reminded that during the rest of the year we often let the busy-ness of our lives overtake our sense of humanity and kindness. At the end of the year we change: Charities report higher donations, we remember the family member or friend we haven't spoken to all year, and we take the time to smile at strangers. This year I would like us to consider extending that kindness to all creatures -- those we share our couches with and those we shar...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 25, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 Ways to Make Peace with Holiday Sweets -- and Avoid a Sugar Overdose
By Dr. Adam Perlman, M.D. The holiday season comes with a lot of indulgence -- and most of it is pure sugar in disguise (or not so disguised). You don't need anyone to tell you the problems over consumption can cause, but fact is that sweets, treats, and holiday desserts hold emotional significance and a whole lot of real estate, as they're usually part of longstanding family traditions and workplace customs (cookie swap!). The real concern I have is that over time, too much sugar can lead to weight gain, put you at risk for Type 2 diabetes, and impair your immune system. The key to easing the struggle comes in three par...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 12, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flaxseed: Does it affect risk of prostate cancer?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - December 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why You Should Be a Pegan -- Part Two
In part one of this blog, I discussed how both paleo and vegan camps cherry pick research to substantiate their beliefs, and how the truth oftentimes lies between the lines. Looking beyond this confusion, what's an eater to do? I vote for being a pegan or paleo-vegan, which is what I have chosen for myself and recommend for most of my patients. Keep in mind that most of us need to personalize the approach depending on our health conditions, preferences and needs. What is a pegan?  Well since I just made it up, I guess it's up to me to define. Let's focus first on what is in common between paleo and vegan (healthy v...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 1, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nothing fishy about health benefits of plant-based omega-3 fatty acid
Increasing the amount of omega-3s in your diet, whether from fish or flax, will likely decrease your risk of getting heart disease, according to nutritionists. A substantial amount of evidence exists supporting the heart-health benefits of eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid (EPA and DHA), marine-derived omega-3 fatty acids. However, much less evidence exists to demonstrate the positive effects of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a plant-based omega-3 fatty acid. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - November 17, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Harvest Time: 5 Lessons From Nature
The days are shorter, the temperatures are colder, and vibrant colored leaves are falling from the trees. Pumpkins, apples, and cider are in abundance, as we bid farewell to summer and prepare for the winter. And as I was cleaning up my garden for the season, I was yet again reminded of all the messages I receive from nature, and how it so closely resembles what we need to be our best selves. So as you sip your Pumpkin Spice latte and wear your sweaters for the first time in months, consider the following lessons from the harvest: 1. Celebrate successes and accomplishments. I start a lot of seeds inside in March. Like a...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omega-3 Fish Oils for Bipolar Disorder Treatment
Insights from personal experiences with using Omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish oil and flaxseed oil, as a treatment for bipolar disorder. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 20, 2014 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

No Cook Chia Seed Pink Pudding Recipe
By now all you of should have tried flaxseeds. What about chia seeds? You can certainly eat them raw, but you can actually make a raw no-cook dessert from chia seeds. Similar to flaxseeds, chia seeds are rich in protein and omega 3. In fact, chia seeds have higher levels of fiber and calcium.  Only two tablespoon of chia seeds can provide 7 grams of fiber. That's equivalent to eating two bundles of broccoli! In addition, scientists also found that chia seeds can aid manage blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes, making these tiny seeds instant super foods! read more (Source: HealthCastle.com Nutrition Tips - w...
Source: HealthCastle.com Nutrition Tips - written by Registered Dietitians - August 23, 2014 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

The Beauty Supplement: do you need to take essential fatty acids?
Know your good fats from your bad fats and top up your omega 3, says pharmacist Shabir Daya (Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice)
Source: The Telegraph : Health Advice - July 31, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: skin supplements flaxseed omega 3 omega oils EFA essential fatty acids Victoria Health omega 6 Source Type: news

Flaxseeds are packed with fatty acids, lignans and minerals
(NaturalNews) Flax, also called linseed, is a flowering plant native to the temperate and subtropical regions of the world. It is one of mankind's oldest cultivated crops, and its bast fibers are commonly used to produce the soft and natural textile linen, from which a large number... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 15, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Making the switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet
Several million Americans have abandoned red meat and poultry in favor of a predominantly plant-based diet. One reason some are making the switch is evidence of the health perks from going vegetarian or vegan, reports the May 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. "There's certainly some research on the benefits of the vegetarian diet," says Kathy McManus, director of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital. It can help lower or control weight, reduce the chances of developing heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, and possibly lead to a longer, healthier life. There are a variety...
Source: New Harvard Health Information - April 29, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multiple Sclerosis is not a life sentence: ANH-Intl interview with Linda Bloom
After recovering from MS, Linda set up Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis to help others worldwide (Source: Alliance for Natural Health)
Source: Alliance for Natural Health - April 9, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sophie Tags: Bloom Foundation diet europe flaxseed oil HOLISM study international journal Emergency Medicine Australasia lifetsyle Linda Bloom meditation MS MSLife nutrition omega-3 OMS Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Prof Jelinek Prof Source Type: news