The health benefits of low-dose aspirin and omega-3 fatty acids found in foods like flaxseeds and salmon have received a lot of attention.
A Harvard study now shows that aspirin helps trigger the production of natural anti-inflammatories in the body that could help reduce pain. Continue reading »
One of the earliest cultivated crops, flaxseed has been useful since the dawn of civilization for weaving cloth, making flax oil, and as a food.
Now, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that flaxseed might have a new use for the 21st century: protecting healthy tissues and organs from the harmful effects of radiation. Continue reading »
Fish oil could enhance your DNA for youth and longevity, according to new research from Ohio State University.
Taking enough omega-3 fatty acid supplements to change the balance of oils in the diet could slow a key biological process linked to aging, the study suggests. Continue reading »
UCLA researchers discovered that a diet enriched with DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, and curcumin, a compound in turmeric, preserved walking ability in rats with spinal-cord injury.
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Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid.
A new study from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Continue reading »