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 »
Chock-full of Omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, fish oil can help lower blood pressure, reduce inflammation in the skin and joints, and promote healthy fetal development. Now a Tel Aviv University researcher has found that it has a positive effect on bedsores, too. Continue reading »
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 »