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Omega-3 and Pulmonary Disease












  1. Clinical studies have reported that oral fish oil supplementation has beneficial effects in rheumatoid arthritis and among some asthmatics
  2. The omega-3 fatty acid docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) cyreduces the risk of peripheral arterial disease associated with smoking.
  3. An 8-month treatment with omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) has a positive effects, such as decreasing inflammation, in patients with cystic fibrosis.
  4. Omega-3 fatty acids may have a protective effect against mucus over-production caused by pulmonary bacterial colonization in cystic fibrosis.
  5. Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation reduces inflammatory biomarkers, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and interleukin-8 concentrations in cystic fibrosis patients.
  6. DHA increases resistance to Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection (lungs).
  7. Omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for children with bronchial asthma.
  8. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) may have a therapeutic role in attenuating pulmonary hypertension.
  9. Dietary Omega-3 fatty acids may protect smokers against chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  10. Higher intake of omega 3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of pneumonia.

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9 Natural Alternatives for Autism












  1. Fish oil  supplementation has a significant therapeutic effect for children with autism.
  2. Omega-3 fatty acids appear to be an effective treatment for children with autism.
  3. Magnesium and Vitamin B-6 improve symptoms of autism.
  4. Children who were not breastfed or were fed infant formula without docosahexaenoic acid/arachidonic acid supplementation were significantly more likely to have autistic disorder.
  5. Ginkgo biloba may have therapeutic value in the treatment of autistic disorder.
  6. Melatonin significantly improved impaired sleep maintenance in children with autism.
  7. St John’s Wort is modestly effective in the short-term treatment of irritability in some patients with autistic disorder.
  8. Deficiencies of the amino acids tryptophan and tyrosine may play a key role in aultism.
  9. Methylcobalamin (vitamin B-12) and a form of folic acid (folinic acid) may have clinical benefit for some children with autism.

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Omega-3 and Mental Health

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9 Health Benefits of Garlic








The Amazing Power of Garlic:

  1. Garlic may provide an ideal alternative to acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) in arteriosclerosis prevention.
  2. Garlic reduces a multitude of risk factors associated with arteriosclerosis and significantly reduces the risk for heart attack and stroke.
  3. Garlic reduces triglyceride levels. Read more »

9 Health Benefits of Cinnamon*









The Amazing Power of Cinnamon*:

  1. Cinnamon extract and/or cinnamon improves fasting blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes.
  2. The intake of 2g of cinnamon for 12 weeks significantly reduces the HbA1c, systolic and diastolic blood pressures among poorly controlled type 2 diabetes patients.
  3. Cinnamon oil (cinnamaldehyde) has therapeutic activity against oral Candida infection. Read more »

Top 9 Healthy Root Vegetables








9 Powerful Root Vegetables for Healing:

  1. Garlic
  2. Onion
  3. Potato Read more »

Top 9 Healthy Ferments








9 Powerful Ferments for Healing:

  1. Kimchi, Sauerkraut, Fermented Vegetables
  2. Natto
  3. Yogurt Read more »

9 Health Benefits of Milk Thistle









The Amazing Power of Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum):

  1. Silibinin, a compound found within milk thistle, is well tolerated and shows a substantial antiviral effects against hepatitis C.
  2. Silibinin, a flavonoid found within milk thistle seed, inhibits prostate cancer cell growth.
  3. Silymarin (Milk Thistle extract) has anticancer effects against prostate cancer cells. Read more »

Top 9 Healthy Berries











9 Powerful Berries for Healing:

  1. Black Currant
  2. Cranberry
  3. Black Berry Read more »

9 Benefits of Cocoa








The Amazing Power of Cocoa:

  1. Cocoa products have blood-pressure lowering capacity.
  2. Chocolate, cocoa and flavan-3-ols improve insulin resistance and parameters associated with decreased cardiovascular disease risk.
  3. Chocolate procyanidins may inhibit vascular and inflammatory processes that contribute to cardiovascular disease. Read more »

Top 9 Healthy Fats

9 Healthy Fats for Healing:

1.  Coconut Oil (organic, unrefined, cold-pressed, extra virgin)
2.  Sesame Oil (organic, cold-pressed)
3.  Flax Seed Oil (organic, cold-pressed) Read more


Top 9 Healthy Beverages

9 Healthy Beverages for Healing:

1.  Water (non-chlorinated, non-fluoridated; high mineral water, spring water; not bottled in plastic)
2.  Tea (white, green and black tea; unprocessed; not instant)
3.  Fermented Beverages (milk kefir, coconut kefir, kvass, rejuvelac, ginger beer, kombucha, mead, lacto-fermented soda, wine, beer) Read more


Top 9 Healthy Vegetables











(Approximately) 9 Powerful Vegetables for Healing:

  1. Tomato (really a fruit)
  2. Olive (stone fruit)
  3. Sprouts (pulses, cereals, seeds, nuts or vegetables) Read more »

Top 9 Healthy Green Leafy Vegetables

Leafy Greens:  beet greens, collards, nettles, kale, spinach, Swiss chard, dandelion, arugula, purslane











9 Powerful Green Leafy Vegetables for Healing:

  1. Beet Greens
  2. Collards
  3. Nettles Read more »

Top 9 Healthy Green Vegetables











9 Powerful Green Vegetables for Healing:

  1. Barley Grass
  2. Broccoli
  3. Artichoke Read more »

27 Health Benefits of Turmeric !

The Amazing Power of Turmeric:

1.  Curcumin (a yellow pigment in turmeric powder) has anti-inflammatory properties in patients with postoperative inflammation.

2.  Review: Curcumin has therapeutic potential in multiple sclerosis.

3.  Curcumin exhibits anti-pre-cancer activity by increasing levels of vitamins C and E, and preventing lipid peroxidation and DNA damage. Read more


9 Health Benefits of Tea

The Amazing Power of Tea:

  1. Short- and long-term black tea consumption reverses endothelial dysfunction in patients with coronary artery disease.
  2. Green tea consumption is associated with reduced mortality due to all causes and due to cardiovascular disease.
  3. Greater consumption of coffee and tea may be associated with a lower risk of renal cell cancer. Read more »

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)

Mission: Empower families to use the wisdom of traditional foods and natural healing.

Here at Pat’s Farmacy, I will be sharing information about traditional, natural, safe healing alternatives. My focus is wellness promotion through whole food nutrition, so that you can Heal Thyself!

Food Has Power ~ the power to harm and the power to heal

Pat Robinson, Wellness Educator


Wellness is an active process of personal accountability.

This blog shares personal experience and information only and should not be taken as medical advice. This site is for educational purposes.

Everyone must use her own discretion and judgment to decide whether you are comfortable or need to seek professional assistance. We are not your doctor.

The information contained in these pages is not intended to take the place of your health professional’s advice. It is derived from our personal experience and research, and may shed light on your health complaints. In case of serious ailments which may not respond favorably, please seek the counsel of a qualified health professional.

“Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates (460-377 B.C.)


Pat will be posting “9 to Know”Learn 9 natural health benefits for the 9 most common chronic health issues, 9 most common acute health issues, 9 most powerful foods, 9 most powerful herbs & spices, 9 most powerful ferments, berries, fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, 9 proteins, 9 vitamins, 9 minerals and other nutrients.

And 9 recipes for each! Including 9 green breakfasts, 9 smoothies, 9 herbal infusions, 9 desserts, 9 soups, 9 sauces, 9 sides, 9 condiments, 9 snacks, 9 salad dressings, 9 salsas, 9 ferments, 9 vinegars, 9 trail mixes and 9 spice mixes for natural healing!

Plus learn the 9 most dangerous food toxins, 9 most dangerous body care toxins, 9 home toxins, 9 cleaning toxins, 9 environmental toxins, 9 medical toxins, 9 air toxins, and 9 plants and 9 green living tips to ameliorate them!

Top 9:
Natural Healing
Power Foods
Green Living
Rx Warnings

My focus is wellness promotion through whole food nutrition, so that you can Heal Thyself!

Food Has Power ~ the power to harm and the power to heal


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