Month: February 2010

Nutriceutical

Omega-3s beat depression (Naural News)

You’re probably already aware of the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular health, but did you know that omega-3s are also extremely beneficial for moods and cognitive function? In fact,
there’s a tremendous amount of good evidence demonstrating that omega-3 fatty acids can help enhance brain function and prevent depression. …

Herbs, Nutriceutical

Traditional Herbal Medicines: Coriander (Coriandrum Sativum) [Global College of Natural Medicine]

the Ayurvedic tradition, Coriander has a bitter, pungent taste with an astringent quality, and a cooling energy. It is tridoshic, being beneficial for balancing Pitta dosha (fire & water), Kapha
dosha (water & earth), and Vata dosha (air & ether). The essential oil consists of the linalol called coriandrol (60 to 70%), geraniol, borneol and terpenes. …

Exercise Science, Yoga

Bikram Yoga: It’s Hot! (Global College of Natural Medicine)

Within reason, anyone at any age can perform
the poses, but this style of yoga does require the practitioner to be in better physical condition and have a high tolerance for heat. While the practice is somewhat controversial due to a number
of injuries sustained by class patrons, it’s still a popular and beneficial exercise choice.

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