Tag: flax seeds

Tart Cherries for Insomnia

we know that not sleeping enough is associated with changes in diet people 10d worse but what about the opposite question can food affect sleep we saw from the kiwifruit study that this seemed possible but the mechanism they suggested for the effect that serotonin levels and kiwifruit doesn’t make any sense and serotonin can’t…


Flax Seeds for Hypertension

“Flax Seeds for Hypertension” A recent article in the journal Meat Science acknowledged that a sector of the population perceives meat as a food that is detrimental to their health because of studies associating meat consumption with heart disease and cancer. For these reasons, these meat consumers look for healthier food alternatives as a means…


Which Are Better: Chia Seeds or Flax Seeds?

[Music] we’ve been eating chia seeds for more than 5,000 years historically one of the main crops grown in the Western Hemisphere they’re exceptionally high in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids though like flax seeds it’s better to grind them up even eating two tablespoons of whole chia seeds every day for ten weeks led…


Should We Take EPA and DHA Omega-3 For Our Heart?

“Should We Take EPA and DHA Omega-3 For Our Heart?” According to two of perhaps the most credible nutrition authorities, the World Health Organization and the European Food Safety Authority, we should get at least a half a percent of our calories from the essential short chain omega 3 ALA, which is easy, just like…


A Better Breakfast

“A Better Breakfast” According to this study, by far the most comprehensive of its kind in history, there are only three whole foods on the planet that have more antioxidant power than cloves. One of them is amla — dried Indian gooseberries. Now, not only is it more powerful, but also more palatable. You could…


The Downside of Green Smoothies

“The Downside of Green Smoothies” If you split women into two groups and tell them to eat as much soup as they want, but half are given big spoons and told to eat fast, and the other group is given small spoons and told to eat slow, the slow group ended up feeling more satiated…


More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases

“More Than an Apple a Day: Preventing Our Most Common Diseases” In my annual presentation last year, I ran through the 15 leading causes of death, exploring the latest science on the role diet may play in preventing, arresting, and even reversing some of our top 15 killers. Or, if you remember actually, our top…


Who Shouldn’t Consume Curcumin or Turmeric?

[Music] following flax and wheatgrass turmeric is the third best-selling botanical dietary supplement racking up 12 million dollars in sales increasing at a rate of about 20 percent curcumin is a natural plant product extracted from turmeric root used commonly as of food add to pops their fourths Pleasant mild aroma an exotic yellow color…


Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries?

[Music] even if the science isn’t there why at least not try treating Alzheimer’s with coconut oil well unlike other natural remedies like the spice saffron which was able to beat out placebo and seem to work as well as the leading drug without the side effects coconut oil is one of the rare plant…