Nutrition Videos

Benefits of Flaxseeds for Inflammation

Elevated levels of pro-inflammatory, aging-associated oxylipins can be normalized by eating ground flaxseed. Get the preface for Dr. Greger’s brand-new book, How Not to Diet, by subscribing to his free newsletter at https://nutritionfacts.org/subscribe. Here’s the video I did on Flax Seeds for Hypertension (https://nutritionfacts.org/video/Flax-Seeds-for-Hypertension). What about flax and cancer? See: • Flaxseeds & Breast Cancer …

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The complicated relationship between fish oil and heart health

For nearly two decades, the American Heart Association (AHA) has recommended that people with coronary heart disease (CHD) consume omega-3-fatty acids (the kinds of fatty acids found in fish and fish oil) to prevent another heart attack. This recommendation was based on early randomized, controlled trials, which found that fish oil supplementation was associated with …

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Can monitoring blood pressure at home cut maternal mortality?

Worldwide, hypertension (high blood pressure) and complications that stem from it are the second leading cause of maternal mortality. In fact, it causes about one in six maternal deaths. Among pregnant women in the US, rates of both chronic high blood pressure and pregnancy-related high blood pressure are rising. One reason this is worrisome is …

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Will a purpose-driven life help you live longer?

Do you get joy out of volunteering, helping out with your grandkids, or learning new skills in that class you’ve been taking? If you said yes, it could help you live longer. As it turns out, being inspired by things in your life doesn’t just help your emotional well-being — it may keep you healthier. …

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Lifestyle

Fall 2019 Issue Out Now

Fall 2019 Issue Out Now Conscious Lifestyle Magazine Share: 20 0 4 Digital Edition: Order Now Collectors Edition Print Issue: Coming Soon! EXERCISES FOR ENHANCING LONGEVITY By Dr. Steven R. Gundry Not all exercise is created equal. Learn which ways of moving the body are best for extending lifespan.   NATURAL NOOTROPICS: MIND MEDICINES By …

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Drills, needles, and pain, oh my! Coping with dental anxiety

For many people, going to the dentist is an unpleasant but manageable experience. For others, just the thought of going to the dentist causes severe anxiety, leading them to delay or avoid dental treatment. Unfortunately, this behavior can spiral into a vicious cycle of dental pain, health problems, worse anxiety, and more complex and costly …

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Yes, you can avoid weight gain over the holidays!

The holidays are a time when family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company — and eat! Indulgent meals, bountiful buffets, cookie swaps, holiday parties… it’s no surprise that maintaining a healthy weight can present even more challenges during the holidays than throughout the rest of the year. Each year, on average, we tend …

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Suffering from “chemo brain”? There’s hope and many things you can do

Some of the most common symptoms experienced by cancer patients are memory problems, difficulties with multitasking, and reduced attention and concentration. Historically, cancer patients with these symptoms were often diagnosed with depression. Research over the past decade has revealed that many cancer patients experience such symptoms as a consequence of specific damage to the brain …

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