Monday, September 03, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. Tags: Alzheimer's, brain health, brain research, cognitive function, dementia, DHA, EPA, food is medicine, ingredients, mental health, natural cures, nutrition, omega 3, omega-3 fatty acids, prevent disease, preventing alzheimer's, prevention, remedies (Natural News) Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death for Americans. It’s a devastating brain disease that impacts memory, behavior, and thinking, and although its growing prevalence has spurred a rise in research into the illness, there remains no cure. For now, the best thing you can do if you are concerned about Alzheimer’s is try to prevent it – and an important study suggests that natural omega-3 fatty acids are a valuable tool for doing so. Researchers from Charite – Universitatsmedizin Berlin studied the effects that a daily dosage of 2200 mg of omega-3 fatty acids could have on memory function over the course of six … [Read more...] about Researchers CONFIRM: Natural omega-3 fatty acids prevent Alzheimer’s
Omega 3 in chia seeds
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by: Rhonda Johansson Tags: chia seeds, Diets, food, functional food, goodfood, goodhealth, grains, high-fiber foods, nutrients, nutrition, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, seeds (Natural News) Hailed by the Mesoamerican culture as grains sent by the heavens, chia seeds remain a highly respected alternative remedy for various health conditions. Its use in medicine is varied and its efficacy is further highlighted by the fact that you need not take a lot of it in order to receive its effects. Gram for gram, chia seeds contain more macro and micronutrients than more commonly known beneficial crops. The grain also contains low concentrations of prolamin as compared to other plant protein sources such as chickpeas. This suggests that people suffering from Celiac disease may safely incorporate chia seeds into their diet without fear of an allergic reaction. If you haven’t tried chia seeds yet, here are seven reasons why you should start. They are … [Read more...] about Chia seeds: A nutritional powerhouse
Thursday, April 12, 2018 by: Michelle Simmons Tags: cardiovascular disease, cholesterol levels, death, death risk, DHA, disease risk, docosahexaenoic acid, early death, eicosapentaenoic acid, EPA, fatty acids, healthy fats, healthy food, ingredients, longevity, mortality, nutrients, omega 3, omega-3 fatty acids, prevention, total mortality (Natural News) Consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids reduces the risk of death from any cause by approximately 33 percent, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. The study also found that blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids are a better indicator of death risk from any cause than cholesterol. The researchers of the study measured the serum cholesterol levels and blood levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega-3 fatty acids in 2,500 people in order to determine a person’s risk of developing certain diseases. All of the participants in the current study did not have … [Read more...] about Study: Consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids cuts your risk of death by 33%
Clinical depression can be categorized in a variety of forms, including major depression, bipolar depression, and postpartum depression in new mothers. The diet is thought to play a major role in the prevention and treatment of all forms of depression. The brain is rich in fatty acids and therefore requires a consistent intake of omega-3 fatty acids, which have a big impact on a person’s mood and emotions. Research demonstrates that an imbalance between omega-6 and omega-3 is associated with depression symptoms. In this article, you will learn what studies say about omega-3 and depression, as well as the benefits of omega-3 for the various types of depression such as postpartum depression, major depression, childhood depression, and bipolar depression. We will also look at how much omega-3 is needed for treating depression, according to studies, and what foods rich in omega-3 could help stabilize your mood. In this article: Omega-3 and Depression: What Do Studies Say? Benefits … [Read more...] about How Effective Is Omega-3 for Depression?
Good things come in small packages – the same is true of chia seeds which are extremely good and power packed with nutrients and minerals. Chia seeds have gained in popularity in recent years due to the many health benefits that can be gained by eating them on a regular basis. These seeds can easily be incorporated into your diet by doing things like mixing them into your yogurt at breakfast, adding them to a post-workout smoothie. Supercharge Metabolism Chia seeds are a rich source of calcium, with two tablespoons of whole chia seeds providing more than 130 milligrams of calcium. Calcium plays a role in energy metabolism, and it may help regulate body composition and reduce body fat percentage. Using chia seeds a day you can help boost your metabolism and burn belly fat as well! Studies show that the addition of chia seeds to your diet also reduces visceral adipose tissue, a “belly fat” tissue that effects the metabolism of the body and is a component of obesity! … [Read more...] about Soak Chia Seeds To Supercharge Your Metabolism