Discover the Forgotten Oil that Can Boost Your Health

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How “Forgotten Oil” Can Dramatically Boost the Health of Your Entire Body

Treasured for its healing properties throughout the Roman Empire, flax seed oil benefits was one of the original natural remedies used by Hippocrates. Nearly every bodily system can benefit from this “forgotten oil,” including the cardiovascular system…immune system…circulatory system…reproductive system…nervous system…and joints.

What is Flax?

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Proof That Vitamins Make You Smarter

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A new study has found that elderly people with higher levels of several vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids were, overall, smarter. They did better on mental acuity tests and actually had less of the brain shrinkage typical of Alzheimer’s disease. Meanwhile, junk food led to the opposite result. Score another one for nutrition. Continue reading

A Natural Remedy for Bipolar Disorder

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A look at how omega-3 fatty acids influence depression, with  a flurry of evidence concerning how they may treat major depression and depressive symptoms in bipolar disorders.

Nine double-blind controlled studies were found on how effective omega-3s can be for depressed patients, including those with bipolar disorder. Let’s take a look:

1999: A 16-week study of 30 bipolar patients used 6.2 grams (g) of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) plus 3.4 g of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) — both are fish oil — and tested it versus placebo (olive oil). Patients were also taking antidepressants, benzodiazepines, or mood stabilizers. The omega-3 fatty acid group had a longer remission period than placebo group did. The omega-3 group did better than placebo group in all measures of depression.

2002: A one-month study looked at 20 patients with major depression. It compared 2.0 g of EPA to placebo  Continue reading