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Debunking the Gluten-Free Myth

…also encourage you to eat unprocessed gluten-free foods like vegetables, low-glycemic fruits, nuts and seeds, steel cut oatmeal, yams, legumes, flaxseeds, and avocadoes. If you do want to eat bread, Ezekial bread which contains sprouted whole grains is a good choice. Now it's your turn: Do you follow…

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The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

…be taken in combination with activated omega-6 essential fatty acids—evening primrose oil, black currant oil, or borage oil, and ground flaxseed or flaxseed oil. Small amounts of omega-6 fatty acids decrease inflammation, one of the biggest culprits behind increased blood pressure. By the way, I’m…

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4 Foods for Depression

…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., author of Potatoes Not Prozac, has found that eating half a baked potato (with skin…

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Fish: The Wonder Food

…corn, and soy. Omega-3 EFAs 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 vegetables, walnuts, tofu, and fish. The source I prefer above all others is fish, especially salmon, because…

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DHA Benefits Your Brain, Too

…helping to build the receptors for serotonin, which is the “feel good” chemical in your brain. What's the Best Source of DHA? Foods such as flaxseed, nuts and seeds, coldwater fish like salmon, and organic DHA-fortified eggs all supply DHA benefits that support the brain. Avocados also supply some…

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8 Ways to Avoid Colorectal Cancer

…bowels. 3. Reduce Refined Carbohydrates and Increase Fiber: You want to eat a minimum of 40 grams of fiber today. I highly recommend that ground flaxseed be part of the equation; it’s high in soluble fiber (meaning it forms a gel when mixed with liquid), and its lignans give you the added bonus of…

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For a Heart-Healthy Diet, Eat More Fat

…. Yet, Getting Omega-3s in Your Heart-Healthy Diet Can Be Tough Some of the best food sources of omega-3s to include in a heart-healthy diet are flaxseed, hemp, and pumpkin seed oils, as well as dark leafy green vegetables. But the source I prefer above all others in a heart-healthy diet is fish, especially…

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Mood-Boosting Foods

…your overall health. * Nuts and seeds * Ocean-going, cold-water fish such as salmon and mercury-free tuna * Organic DHA-fortified eggs * Ground flaxseed * Fruits and vegetables, including asparagus, lentils, chickpeas, beans, squash, and sweet potatoes * Whole grains, particularly brown rice, wild…

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The PSA Test Receives a Grade of a “D”—for Its Inaccuracy!

…Switch to a more plant-based, organic diet, and limit your consumption of meat and dairy products. * Incorporate more omega-3 fatty acids (found in flaxseed, fish oil, walnuts, and more) into your diet, which can cut the risk of prostate cancer in half. * Eat lycopene-rich tomatoes. Research has also shown…

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5 Tips for Preventing Dry Skin

…, try to consume more wild cold-water fish such as salmon, sardines, and mackerel (but not king mackerel), nuts such as almonds and walnuts, and flaxseed. I also recommend that you supplement with 1–3 grams daily of high-quality fish oil to help prevent dry skin. Dry Skin Tip #3: Decrease the amount…

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Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…asparagus, broccoli, kale and especially celery, legumes; fruits; cold-water fish (especially fatty ones); organic eggs; olive oil; and nuts, seeds and flaxseed. My top three include sardines, oatmeal and seaweeds such as Wakame. * Eat garlic. An Australian review of 11 studies show that it can help patients…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…loaded with salt, sodium nitrate and other chemicals, and unhealthy fats. * DO Reach for Steel Cut Oatmeal: Steel cut oatmeal mixed with chia or flaxseeds which are rich in fiber is a healthy breakfast choice—keeping you feeling full longer and your blood sugar steady. * DO Include Healthy Proteins…

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Heart-Healthy Foods That Benefit Other Conditions, Too

…brittle bones and osteoporosis. Just make sure you get tomato juice in glass bottles, not cans. * Omega-3 rich foods, such as wild caught salmon and flaxseeds, not only support the heart, they also help to reduce the inflammation that leads to joint pain. * Bone broth, made from pasture-raised beef bones…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition for Kids

…-3s, antioxidants, and fiber also help to control high blood pressure levels and maintain good cholesterol levels. Heart Smart Smoothie * 1 Tbsp. flaxseeds, ground * ½ cup fresh fruit—blueberries, a peach, kiwi, banana, or whatever you like (choose organic) * 8 oz. organic rice milk, organic whole…

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