Flax Oil

Flax and Omega-3 Benefits for Blood Pressure

…results in less energy drain on the liver—the most important filter of the body. In general, freshly ground flaxseed is better than flax oil, because you’re assured the oil in the seed is fresh, plus you’re getting extra fiber and plant lignans. Simply grind two tablespoons of flaxseed and sprinkle…

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Fish Oil Benefits for Heart Disease

…critical. You want to ensure that any fish oil supplement you take is free of mercury, PCBs, and other contaminants. Now it’s your turn: How do you get your fish oil benefits? You May Also Be Interested In * Fish Oil Benefits Help with Air Pollution Exposure * Flax and Omega-3 Benefits for Blood Pressure

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Fish: A Natural Source of Omega-3s

…or flaxseed oil, black currant oil, evening primrose oil, and borage oil. Get more of Dr. Sinatra's advice on Omega-3s Omega-3 benefits are a bit more challenging to get from food because there are few original sources. The best sources for omega-3s are flaxseed, hemp, pumpkin seed oils, dark leafy green…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition: White Bean Salad

…. flax or olive oil lemon juice and balsamic vinegar to taste First drain the beans and place in a pot with coarsely chopped onion and 2 garlic cloves. After bringing to a boil, simmer for 1-½ hours or until tender. Drain and reserve ¼ cup cooking liquid. Mix pepper, 1 minced garlic clove, oil, mustard…

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4 Foods for Depression

…acids (EFAs). These healthy fats are particularly important for proper brain function. Prime sources are fish and flax. Eat two to three fish meals per week, use 1 tablespoon flax oil, or take in a tablespoon or two of ground flaxseed on a regular basis. 4. Eat a potato. Kathleen DesMaisons, Ph.D.,…

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Women's Vitamin Needs

…Plus, if your skin is rough and dry, I recommend consuming more foods that contain omega-3 essential fatty acids, such as wild salmon, crushed flax, and olive oil. I’ll be sharing even more secrets about women's vitamin needs—so stay tuned. You May Also Be Interested In: * Women and Strokes * The Benefits…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

…snack #1. Vegetable Skewers: Skewer together sliced peppers, cucumbers, tomato chunks, any of your other favorite vegetables. Then, drizzle with olive oil and Italian seasonings and enjoy. Or, for a slightly different variation dip sliced vegetables in hummus. Heart-health snack #2. Trail Mix: Choose any…

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5 Food Label Traps and How to Avoid Them

…lipoprotein(a), an especially dangerous form of cholesterol that’s hard to detect. Instead, buy foods with food labels that contain olive, flax, sesame, and walnut oils. Food-Label Trap #3. Look for foods high in fiber. Studies have shown that increasing fiber intake is an effective and easy way to protect…

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