Flaxseed Oil

Menopause and High Blood Pressure

…such as 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…

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The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

…pressure lowering, it should 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…

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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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For a Heart-Healthy Diet, Eat More Fat

…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 cold-water fish like wild salmon and mackerel. Plus, another popular way to get omega-3 benefits is by taking fish oil or other…

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Fish: The Wonder Food

…nuts and seeds and is abundant in vegetable oils, including safflower, sunflower, 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…

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5 Tips for Preventing Dry Skin

…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 of caffeine and alcohol in your diet. Both…

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4 Foods for Depression

…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., author of Potatoes Not Prozac, has found that eating half…

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Make Healthy Breakfast Choices

…hydrogenated oils, white flour, high fructose corn syrup and calories! * DON’T Eat Processed Meats: Breakfast meats like bacon and sausage are 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…

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