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The Flaw in Flax Seed Oil

When flax seed oil first hit the health supplement market, vegans and vegetarians rejoiced. Finally, a health supplement that allowed them to continue to avoid meat and live animal products while filling their body’s desperate and vital need for omega 3 fatty acids, essential nutrients that help keep your heart strong, prevent strokes, improve memory function and delay or even stop Alzheimer’s Disease and Senile dementia.

Unfortunately, the celebration may have been a little premature. In early January, Daily News Central released the results of a study that indicates that while flax seed oil does contain all the proper ingredients that your body needs in order to make DHA and EPA, the two most important forms of omega 3 that have the biggest effect on heart health, mood and memory, your body does not actually use those ingredients to make them.

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Venezuela: the shocking state of its health service



Inflation heading for 200 per cent and shortages of basic supplies – and as a result Venezuela’s hospitals are at breaking point. Photojournalist Betty Zapata obtained exclusive access to the country’s crumbling health system. Warning: graphic images.
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Ovarian Cancer Information Leaflet

If you have any concerns about ovarian cancer please speak to your G.P.

Sources: The Eve Appeal Womb Cancer Information Leaflet
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Usana – Usananimals – Healthy Nutrition For Growing Children

Marketed by the No.1 nutritional supplements provider, Usana Health Sciences, Usanimals are specially designed nutritional supplements for children. They consist of vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients for growing children in the age group of 13 months to 12 years. During this period, children require optimal nutrition to support their development.

Most of the skills required in adulthood are learnt during the first 12 years. This includes simple activities like walking and running and complex ones like playing a sport or a musical instrument. The child also learns to speak, read, write and communicate with gestures. All this is a result of an increased coordination of brain and body.

Young children display a tremendous amount of energy. They can play and jump around through the day without any sign of tiredness. Obviously, children in this age range of 1-12 years need a lot more energy as compared to an adult … Read More