Nutriceutical

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. …

Education, Nutriceutical

The Organic Monopoly and the Myth of “Natural” Foods: How Industry Giants Are Undermining the Organic Movement

Routinely contained in nearly every bite or swallow of non-organic industrial
food are pesticides, antibiotics and other animal drug residues, pathogens,
feces, hormone disrupting chemicals, toxic sludge, slaughterhouse waste,
genetically modified organisms, chemical additives and preservatives,
irradiation-derived radiolytic chemical by-products, and a host of other
hazardous allergens and toxins. Eighty million cases of food poisoning every
year in the US, an impending swine/bird flu pandemic (directly attributable to
factory farms), and an epidemic of food-related cancers, heart attacks, and
obesity make for a compelling case for the Organic Alternative. …

Nutriceutical

Not Enough Vitamin D In The Diet Could Mean Too Much Fat On Adolescents (ScienceDaily)

“We already know that encouraging teens to get an adequate amount of
vitamin D in their diets will help promote a healthy body as they grow
and develop,” Ms. Stallman-Jorgensen says. “Now we need to do
intervention studies where we give teens vitamin D supplements to
determine if there is a cause and effect relationship between vitamin D
intake and fat.” …