New research suggests that the resin of certain Middle Eastern trees, commonly known as myrrh, may have cholesterol-lowering properties. Best remembered as one of the three gifts given to an infant Jesus in the New Testament, myrrh has been used mostly as an embalming ointment and as an ingredient in incense.
Dear Bob, Do you know of a natural product that will help relieve symptoms of menopause? A: The answer to menopausal symptoms is black cohosh, and studies have found that black cohosh actually reduces the risk of breast cancer. (From Kerry Bone in Nutrition and Healing, October 2007.) Another product that may provide relief is […]
New research indicates the consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and fish oils found in seafood may help protect the heart, eyes and kidneys.
The ratio of omega-3 fats to omega-6 fats has been moving in favor of omega-6s for years in the American diet. My reading tells me that this imbalance of the omega-3s and omega-6s is dominant in the American diet, leading to general and specific deterioration in American health. Read on to learn the benefits of omega-3 and how to best get it in your diet…
Consuming pistachios every day may help reduce the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study.
A new study conducted at the Anhui Medical University in China suggests that chicken collagen type II (CCII) can provide relief from symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
More than 106,000 Americans will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year, according to the National Institutes of Health, but a new study has found that a naturally-occurring molecule may help prevent this potential deadly disease.
According to new research conducted by Spanish scientists, a diet rich in polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids (called LMN diet) may boost neurological function, brain health and mental performance.
A new study reveals that if men want to decrease their stroke risk, they would benefit from a few intense workout sessions each week.
Recent animal-based studies indicated that flaxseed oil may be beneficial in reducing the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal and diabetic women.