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DHA: A Fatty Acid for Brain Health

DHA is an essential fatty acid that is crucial for brain structure and function. Ensuring adequate intake throughout the entire life span can help maximize cognitive health and reduce the risk of several diseases.

WholisticMatters • October 1, 2022 • 3 min read

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DHA: A Fatty Acid for Brain Health

DHA is an essential fatty acid that is crucial for brain structure and function. Ensuring adequate intake throughout the entire life span can help...

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Brain Health

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential to the body, especially the brain. The omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are required at every stage of life to...

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The Science of a Gut Feeling: The Gut-Brain Axis

The gut-brain axis communicates between the gut and brain and facilitates the relationship between gut health and brain health. Supporting the...

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The Role of the HPA Axis in Stress

The HPA axis coordinates the body’s response to short- and long-term stress. Supporting HPA axis balance through a healthy diet, stress-modulating...

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What Is Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

Chronic inflammatory response syndrome (CIRS) is an inflammatory immune dysfunction condition associated with biotoxin exposure. CIRS is not resolved...

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Defining Glucose Management Terms

As a building block of carbohydrates, glucose is a significant component of understanding health conditions related to insulin sensitivity....

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Postprandial Glucose Management

Human bodies are designed to manage blood glucose levels within a narrow range. When this management system goes awry, it can lead to an array of...

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Colostrum: More than Milk

Colostrum contains many important bioactive components and is rich in nutrients, immune-regulating compounds, and growth factors, especially compared...

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Andrographis: A Bitter and Powerful Herb

Andrographis paniculata is a bitter herb with many pharmacological actions in the body and has been used for centuries to treat a variety of...

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What is Inflammation?

Inflammation is foremost a defense mechanism against infection and tissue damage. However, if left unresolved it can progress to chronic inflammation...

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Sarcopenia in Aging Women and Protein Intake

The American population is growing and aging, and an increasing risk of sarcopenia often accompanies age, especially for women. Increased protein...

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Complementary Therapies for Menopause Symptoms

All women experience the menopausal transition near the end of their reproductive years, and complementary therapies can address symptom relief.

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Effects of 3 g of Soluble Fiber from Oats on Lipid Levels of Asian Indians—A Randomized Controlled, Parallel Arm Study

Dyslipidemia is a major factor in cardiovascular disease, and dietary patterns can affect the level of cholesterol in the blood. Choosing high...

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Association of Specific Dietary Fats with Total and Cause-Specific Mortality

What makes up a healthy diet for the average person? The view of fat, carbohydrates, and sugar has changed throughout the years.

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Kidney Considerations in Cats

Kidney disease is a common health challenge in older cats. Here are some feeding tips to help improve the quality of life and longevity in cats.

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The Versatile Benefits of Flavonoids in Food

Flavonoids are the plant pigments in foods associated with intake of antixoidants, compounds that prevent oxidation and eliminate free radicals.

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Infertility Management with Complementary Medicine

As the general population gains awareness of infertility and their fertility status, strategies to improve fertility are also growing in popularity.

Article • August 16, 2017 • 3 min read BookmarkBookmark

Buckwheat: A Gluten-Free Super Pseudograin

Buckwheat is a nutritious, gluten-free plant source of nutrients and phytonutrients with many health benefits supported by centuries of therapeutic...

Article • August 18, 2017 • 4 min read BookmarkBookmark

The Mechanisms of Inflammatory Pain

There are three general phases associated with the experience of pain: nociception, pain perception, and the consequences of pain, like suffering.

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Alternative Treatments for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Reproductive health is not an immediate concern for all women of reproductive age, but polycystic ovarian syndrome affects several other body systems.

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