January 14, 2017 @ 4:14 PM
SO WHAT ABOUT OILS?
Although we know that eating more omega-3 fatty acids could decrease coronary heart disease risk and might decrease chances of getting certain cancers, research also suggest that omega-3s improve bone growth. There are two major types of polyunsaturated fatty acids in our diet. Omega-3 fatty acids are one. The other type, omega-6 fatty acids, are common in safflower, sunflower, corn, and sesame oil and are found in most plants and vegetable oils.
The most therapeutic form of omega-6 oil is gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), found in evening primrose oil. Once in the body, omega-3 and omega-6 are converted to prostaglandins, hormone-like substances that regulate many metabolic functions, particularly inflammatory ...
January 2, 2017 @ 4:02 PM
SUPPLEMENTS IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH
The old saying ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ has a simple truth but today with the lack of nutrients in our soil and the amount of chemicals that have been used in growing some of our food, is a basic ‘good diet’ enough? Not according to David Heber, M.D., Ph.D., and Director of the UCLA Centre for Human Nutrition at the University of California, Los Angeles. He said, "We now have a substantial body of data showing that if everyone took a few supplements every day, they could significantly lower their risk of a multitude of serious diseases.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition published ‘Optimal Nutrition for Good Health: The Benefits of ...