Flaxseed Oil

Flax and Omega-3 Benefits for Blood Pressure

…taken in combination with activated omega-6 essential fatty acids. Natural sources of omega-6s are evening primrose oil, black currant oil, borage oil, and ground flaxseed or flaxseed oil. Get more of Dr. Sinatra's advice on Omega-3s Small amounts of omega-6 fatty acids work in conjunction with omega-3…

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Fish: A Natural Source of Omega-3s

flaxseed 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…

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DHA Omega-3 Benefits Your Brain, Too

…Calamarine®, a calamari oil supplement. Calamarine contains all the calamari oil benefits. It has a higher concentration of DHA than regular fish oil, providing even more support for brain health. Unlike some fish oils, you won't get "fishy burps" when you take it. This calamari oil supplement is what I’ve…

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For Heart-Healthy Omega-3 Benefits, Eat More Fat

…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. The best natural fish oil sources are cold-water fish like wild salmon and mackerel. Get…

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Statin Medications Will Not Reduce Lp(a)

…salmon, sardines and mackerel) and fish oils at least two to three times a week. You’ll also want to omit saturated fats. Instead, choose monounsaturated fats like olive oil and polyunsaturated fats like alpha-linolenic acid, found in flaxseed and flaxseed oil. (Visit me here on the Web for additional…

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Could Omega-3s Boost Weight Loss?

…group of mice received a diet rich in heavy fats, while the other groups received the same diet along with fish oils containing omega-3s. He found that the mice consuming omega-3–rich fish oil gained 15–25% less fat and 5–10% less weight than those eating only the heavy fats. Researchers suspected…

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5 Natural Ways to Prevent Dry Winter Skin

…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 squid or fish oil to help prevent dry skin. 3. Decrease the amount of caffeine and alcohol in your diet. Both of these…

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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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Heart-Healthy Foods That Benefit Other Conditions, Too

…powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound from the bright yellow spice turmeric, supports healthy brain function. * Coconut oil is one of my top-recommended oils for heart health because it contains medium chain triglycerides that help to raise beneficial HDL levels, and makes blood platelets…

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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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