Before there were prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines, herbs and spices were the foundation of traditional medicine practices around the world. Fast-forward thousands of years, and researchers today are now taking a fresh look at the potential in these natural remedies. The Indian spice Turmeric is right at the top of the list.
1. It may help protect the heart Inflammation can stiffen the heart muscle by stimulating extra collagen to form around heart cells – this forces the heart to work harder. Curcumin may help prevent this process. 2. It may help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s Curcumin may help preserve memory and reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Can aged garlic really help your immune system against colds and flu? When it comes to throwing off colds, flu and other winter illnesses, common wisdom is that you’re stuck with them until nature takes its course. Of course “nature”, in this case, is just another word for your immune system. Your immune system is a complex collection of organs, cells and processes designed to fight off invading micro-organisms like
Omega 6 fatty acids: what they are and why you need them What exactly are Omega 6 fatty acids, and why do some experts say they’re bad for us? How does Omega 6 differ from Omega 3 or 9? If you find all the information about the omega family confusing, this article should help to clear things up.
Nutra-Life’s high quality, ocean derived concentrated Omega-3s are sustainably harvested from the Eastern Atlantic and Eastern Pacific oceans during the months of May and November each year. Our oil is sourced from mackerel, sardines and anchovies, the latter of which are two of the smallest and cleanest Omega 3 rich fish species.
Products such fish oil and flaxseed oil have become en vogue in the health world as of late, and as it turns out, there’s a decent amount of science behind the nutrients that make up these supplements. Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) are what’s driving the recommendations to take fish oil and similar supplements.
Want a way to naturally relieve painful arthritis symptoms? If your joints hurt, or feel stiff or inflamed, the cause is often arthritis. And if you’d like a natural ingredient that may help to manage those symptoms, Biolane® Green Lipped Mussel Extract (GLME) may be exactly what you’re looking for. Biolane® GLME is a unique therapeutic ingredient made from fresh, raw, peak condition New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels (Perna Canaliculus).
Rheumatoid arthritis: the Australian data Arthritis – the official name for painful, inflamed joint conditions – affects nearly 4 million Australians1. Although it can take nearly 100 different forms, the two most common are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis happens when the body’s immune system mistakes normal tissue for invading pathogens, and starts to attack it.