Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mediterranean Diet Associated with Small Reduction in Risk of Hip Fracture

Eating a Mediterranean diet full of fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts, legumes and whole grains appears to be associated with a lower risk of hip fracture in women, although the actual risk reduction was small, according to a new study published online by JAMA Internal Medicine. Osteoporotic fractures are a major burden for health care systems in aging societies. Research results

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Flaxseed Oil (Linum Usitatissimum)

Health Benefits Flaxseed Oil also known as Linseed oil has a rich source of healing compounds and has been cultivated for more than 7000 years. First cultivated in Europe, the plant’s brown seeds were regularly used to prepare balms for inflamed skin and healing slurries for constipation. Rich in essential fatty acids, or EFAs, flaxseed oil is used to prevent

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