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13
Jun

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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13
Jun

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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12
Jun

Omega-3 and Mental Health

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1
Nov

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

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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

 

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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!

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