Fish oil during pregnancy may slash infant allergy

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Supplements of omega-3-rich fish oils during pregnancy may reduce the risk of food allergy and eczema in children, according to a new study from Sweden. The occurrence of eczema and food allergies was 16 and 13 per cent lower, respectively, in infants of mothers receiving the fish oil supplements during pregnancy and the early months… Read more »

CoQ10, Vitamin E and Xylitol Benefits

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The best of both worlds. Both forms of CoQ10, ubiquinone and ubiquinol, were shown to be neuroprotective in models of Parkinson’s disease. IPM offers CoQ10 in both a highly absorbed lipophilic liquid and in a 100mg gelcap. Source: Therapeutic effects of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) and reduced CoQ10 in the MPTP model of Parkinsonism. Just say… Read more »

Study Reveals Coconut Oil Improves Cholesterol Profile and Waistline

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A recent study reveals new evidence that could turn the tide in the ongoing debate about which fats are the healthier choice: saturated fats like coconut oil or polyunsaturated fats like soybean oil. Many natural food experts will tell you without question that coconut oil is one of the healthiest fats, but since giants like… Read more »

Fun Facts…

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Red Yeast Rice for Cholesterol In a recent study, red yeast rice supplements, when combined with diet and lifestyle changes, were found to lower LDL, or bad cholesterol, levels by more than 20 percent without a substantial risk of muscle pain or myalgia, the most common side effect associated with prescription statin use. IPM offers… Read more »

Doctors ‘forced’ to Overprescribe Antidepressants

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GPs know they are overprescribing antidepressant drugs such as Prozac and Seroxat, but believe the lack of other forms of help for those suffering from mild depression and stress leaves them no choice, a survey reveals today. The survey shows that 80% of GPs believe they are writing too many prescriptions for the SSRIs (selective… Read more »

Fluoride in dog food – Pets’ health at risk?

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An independent laboratory test of popular dog food brands, commissioned by Environmental Working Group, revealed that the food we buy for our pets contains high levels of fluoride, a contaminant that may put dogs’ health at risk. Eight major national brands marketed for both puppies and adults contained fluoride in amounts between 1.6 and 2.5… Read more »

Top Five Foods for Beating Depression

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Drug advertisements and conventional doctors tell the public that depression is caused by an imbalance of a neurotransmitter in the brain called serotonin. This idea makes it seem that drugs that flood the brain with serotonin are the answer to depression, but there is no scientific evidence that drug therapy really works. In studies in… Read more »

Breastfeeding Babies Boosts Academic Achievements, GPA

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Breastfeeding has long been known to be an important way mothers can help keep infants healthy. For example, according to the American College of Pediatrics, breastfeeding slashes the rate of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) during the first year of life (http://www.naturalnews.com/026239_S…) and it also reduces the risk of type-2 diabetes, leukemia, lymphomas and asthma… Read more »