The Health Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids

Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids are also known as essential fatty acids.  They are ‘essential’ in the diet as our bodies cannot manufacture them out of other substances and hence they are an important nutrient for us to consume.  Essential fatty acids play a role in many metabolic processes in the human body.

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Preventing Osteoporosis Begins in Childhood

Osteoporosis or ‘brittle bones’ is a disease that women are particularly prone to after menopause.  It is more prevalent in women with smaller frames and less body mass. With age bones become progressively more porous and vulnerable to fracture, sometimes with as little provocation as a sneeze.

Fortunately it is a disease that seems to

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Healthy Foods to Prevent Colds and Flus

Fall Harvest Provides Immune Boosting Foods Just in Time for Flu Season

Late summer and fall harvests provide us with some of the most nourishing foods available.  Many of these foods supply us with the nutrients our bodies need to maintain a healthy immune system just in time for the onslaught of flu’s and

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Breast Cancer and the Environment

The following is an excerpt from: State of the Evidence:  The Connection Between Breast Cancer and the Environment by Janet Gray, PhD.

State of the Evidence: The Connection Between Breast Cancer and the Environment 2010 is the sixth edition of the Breast Cancer Fund’s signature report examining the scientific evidence linking exposures to environmental

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Cold and flu prevention

Cold and Flu prevention

Common sense works: wash hands well, get good air ventilation, dress for the weather, strength your resistance by getting adequate rest, maintain a healthy diet, moderate exercise and minimize stress levels.

Vitamin D3 or Sunshine. Who should take it and how much should one take it? The answers will be loud

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