Flaxseeds improve gut health and metabolic health, increase production of beneficial fatty acids

Flaxseeds improve gut health and metabolic health, increase production of beneficial fatty acids

The researchers reported that consumption of a high-fat diet without fiber caused mice to have fewer good bacteria and lower levels of beneficial fatty acids. Other health benefits associated with adding flaxseed to high-fat diets included better glucose control and higher levels of short-chain fatty acids (SCFA).

Listeria contamination: Sandwiches and salads sold at Target recalled amid fears of potential infection

Listeria contamination: Sandwiches and salads sold at Target recalled amid fears of potential infection

A food manufacturer that makes sandwiches and salads sold at one of the country’s biggest biggest retailers is recalling more than 1,000 cases amid fears of potential listeria contamination . Elevation Foods, which produces Archer Farms-branded sandwiches and salads, said it was voluntarily recalling a series sold at Target , and Fresh Market.

Six Things to Consider Before Getting Botox or Dermal Fillers

Six Things to Consider Before Getting Botox or Dermal Fillers

If you’re thinking of graduating from wrinkle creams, here are some things you should know: Botox and Dermal Fillers Work in Very Different Ways . The cost of dermal fillers ranges from about $680 per injection for hyaluronic acid products such as Juvederm, Restylane, or Belotero to $2000 or so for collagen.

Getting Rid of Wrinkles

Getting Rid of Wrinkles

None will be as effective or fast as Botox or surgical solutions, but some formulas do reduce brown spots, increase collagen production, eliminate dead cells, and as the packaging says, “minimize the appearance of wrinkles,” especially if they include retinoids.

Over 1 Trillion Trees Need To Be Planted in the Next 10 Years

Over 1 Trillion Trees Need To Be Planted in the Next 10 Years

Australia, as the seventh-largest forested area in the world, is well suited to contribute to the 1 trillion trees goal, and they’ve pledged to plant 1 billion trees by 2050 as part of a forestry plan to meet Paris Agreement targets, including reducing carbon emissions by 26 to 28 percent by 2030.

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

Dangers of Walking Your Dog

The study, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, found that walking a dog on a leash may increase the risk of bone fractures in older people.1 These results are based on an analysis of data collected by the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Krill Oil: Benefits and Uses

Krill Oil: Benefits and Uses

Krill oil is a marine oil that is known for providing animal-based omega-3 fats , antioxidants and beneficial substances known as phospholipids 2 , 3 – this last item is particularly important, as it plays a significant role in the absorption of these nutrients (more about this later).

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

Soybean Oil: Lurking Danger in Processed Foods

5 Among the problems with partially hydrogenated soybean oil is trans fat and the health hazards of the soy itself, as well as the prevalence of genetically engineered soybeans.

Pink Slime, Called "Lean, finely textured beef" (LFTB)

Pink Slime, Called "Lean, finely textured beef" (LFTB)

13 In it, ABC News reports: 14 "The ‘pink slime’ does not have to appear on the label because, over objections of its own scientists, USDA officials with links to the beef industry labeled pink slime meat.

What Are the Health Benefits of Vitamin K2?

What Are the Health Benefits of Vitamin K2?

1 , 2 Vitamin K1, which is derived from green plants, is best known for the role it plays in blood clotting, while vitamin K2, derived primarily from fermented foods and animal products such as eggs, meat and liver, 3 is important to hormone production and utilization, as well as bone and heart health.

Oat Products Tested Positive for Glyphosate

Oat Products Tested Positive for Glyphosate

Regardless of the product(s) being used, agronomists and growers must ensure proper application to maximize desiccant efficacy while limiting negative impacts to quality, including unacceptable herbicide residue levels.” Glyphosate Linked to Pregnancy Risks Herbicide use is on the rise in the U.S. Midwest, where corn and soy crops are prolific, and researchers are concerned exposure could be harming pregnant women and children in the area.

Top Ashwagandha Benefits

Top Ashwagandha Benefits

6 Ashwagandha also has natural pain reliever (analgesic) properties, 7 can help increase physical strength, and its rejuvenating effects can promote general health when used regularly. Ashwagandha can also help boost testosterone levels in men, 17 , 18 which can have a beneficial effect on libido and sexual performance.

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Absorbent Hygiene Products Are Full of Toxic Chemicals

Alexandra Scranton, Women's Voices for the Earth’s director of science and research, says tampons 2 "are not just your average cosmetics because they are used on an exceptionally sensitive and absorbent part of a woman's body.” Tampons, Pads and Diapers Polluted With Phthalates and VOCs A recent study published in Reproductive Toxicology 3 confirms the results of a previous study 4 from 2014 demonstrating how the feminine care industry sells products containing harmful chemicals, including pesticides, fragrances, dyes and preservatives.

Food Emulsifiers Health Risks

Food Emulsifiers Health Risks

Food Emulsifiers May Affect Brain and Behavior Previous research has shown that adding the food emulsifiers CMC and P80 to the diet leads to low-grade inflammation, obesity and metabolic abnormalities in mice, while disturbing gut microbiota .

Week 64 health quiz

Week 64 health quiz

Increasing cellular energy production Emitting heat in the form of near-infrared light 4 To activate your parasympathetic nervous system and induce relaxation and calm, you’ll want your breath to be: Quick and shallow Rapid and deep Slow and light Breathing less is a sign of better health.

The Many Benefits of Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD)

The Many Benefits of Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD)

Yet, despite the legalization of cannabis for adult use in 10 states in the past few years and the inclusion in the 2018 Farm Bill of industrial hemp as a crop, 2 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), up until recently, listed CBD as a Schedule I drug, the most dangerous drug category reserved for drugs like heroin and LSD.

Top 3 Dangers of LED Lights

Top 3 Dangers of LED Lights

The main problem with LEDs comprises two aspects: First, they emit excessive amounts of blue wavelengths, which are embedded in other wavelengths and therefore invisible to the naked eye and, second, their spectrum lacks the counterbalancing healing and regenerative near-infrared frequencies.

European soils contain a cocktail of pesticide residues

European soils contain a cocktail of pesticide residues

“Considering that we tested less than 20% of the active substances currently approved in the EU markets, pesticide residue occurrence in soils might actually be higher,” the authors state.

Teflon-Coated Pans Health Risks

Teflon-Coated Pans Health Risks

“Though the bomb sped fluorocarbons into development,” Altman wrote, “it was another Manhattan Project-funded technology, polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), the then-new fluorinated plastic best-known as Teflon, that helped to broadcast them into the environment.” 7 In its Teflon production, DuPont also used a variant of PFOA known as C8, which was widely released into waterways, landfills and the air.

Get Nourished With Foods High in Nitrates

Get Nourished With Foods High in Nitrates

One way to do this is by eating nitrate-rich plant foods such as arugula and fermented beets, as the plant-based nitrates are converted into nitric oxide in your body.

What You Need to Know About Addison’s Disease

What You Need to Know About Addison’s Disease

13 Check out these pages to learn all about Addison's disease, such as what causes it , its other hallmark symptoms and effective techniques on how to manage this condition.

How to Buy the Best Safe and Effective CBD Products

How to Buy the Best Safe and Effective CBD Products

"When you start investigating any cannabis, CBD, or wellness company, look into how much they know, how much information they're putting out—not just transparency and ingredients, but forward-thinking [practices]." "Look for a brand that's not just putting random isolate into a cosmetic product, but doing the research of what's the most beneficial for the customer and showing where they're getting the hemp," said Reeves.

Fashion's Dirty Secrets

Fashion's Dirty Secrets

"We're working on a solution that takes old garments, chemically deconstructs them and turns them into a new fiber that feels and looks like cotton, but with zero water impact," he said.

Glutathione: Benefits and Uses

Glutathione: Benefits and Uses

Helps improve heart health — Studies have shown that increasing your glutathione levels may reduce your risk of heart attack and other cardiovascular diseases, since it protects the heart tissues against oxidative stress.

Damaged Skin Can Be Prevented With Moringa Extract

Damaged Skin Can Be Prevented With Moringa Extract

Through the development of skin revitalization methods using natural products such as moringa and Manuka honey , it is possible to restore this damage, including age-associated changes characterized by a loss of elasticity and collagen, which increases wrinkling and irregular pigmentation.

Melatonin: Benefits and Uses

Melatonin: Benefits and Uses

By avoiding gadgets an hour before bed, your body can produce the melatonin needed to help you sleep at your intended time. A group of researchers found that increasing the melatonin levels of fibromyalgia sufferers through supplementation helped alleviate their symptoms and improved sleep quality.

The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits

The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits

2 The featured film, "The Bitter Price of Tropical Fruits," produced by Arne Lorenz and Petra Pommerenke, explores the true cost of Costa Rica's pineapple production, revealing how large-scale producers use pesticides and cheap labor to maximize their profits.

Zaius Collagen E7 - Needs New SKU // Study: This Nutrient is the #1 Key to Increasing Skin Hydration (By 96%!) | Live in the Now

Zaius Collagen E7 - Needs New SKU // Study: This Nutrient is the #1 Key to Increasing Skin Hydration (By 96%!) | Live in the Now

Not only does Synergy3 Hyaluronic Acid Serum contain the optimal form of HA that actually penetrates deep into your skin for exceptional hydration, it also has the clinically researched combination of bamboo silica, pea extract and glucosamine shown to help dramatically reduce the visibility of wrinkles while increasing elasticity and firmness.

Herbal Oil: Argan Oil Benefits and Uses

Herbal Oil: Argan Oil Benefits and Uses

Did you know that pure argan oil, called "liquid gold" 1 or "the Gold of Morocco" because of its outstanding health benefits, was once made with the help of tree goats — particularly their droppings?

Study: Most consumers don’t understand food’s carbon footprint

Study: Most consumers don’t understand food’s carbon footprint

: How to fight climate change at natural retailRick Larrick, a professor of management and organizations at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, said that even slight changes by consumers can make a big difference in greenhouse-gas emissions.

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