Today’s Solutions: May 30, 2024

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5 superfoods to give your mood a boost

It’s as simple as this: when you eat good, you feel good. Keeping your body healthy and disease-free is more than likely to boost your mood. Plus, key nutrients in certain foods can influence levels of serotonin - the happy hormone - and improve circulation, keeping your organs nice and Read More...

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At risk for type 2 diabetes? Snacking on sardines may prevent onset

If you know based on your family medical history that you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes, then there’s one fish in particular that you should consider adding to your diet—sardines. According to new research published in Clinical Nutrition, this little oily fish may prevent you from developing Read More...

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New study finds Omega-3 helps heart patients live longer

A study by the American College of Cardiology discovered that eating foods high in Omega-3 fatty acids leads patients to live at least 3 years longer than those who didn't eat those heart-healthy foods after a heart attack, stroke, or another life-threatening event. In the study, researchers Read More...

Omega-3s linked to improved sl

Omega-3s linked to improved sleep

Researchers at Oxford University are proposing that the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may be important for healthy sleep patterns, after children in their recent study who took DHA supplements for 16 weeks began waking up fewer times and sleeping for almost an hour longer each Read More...

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Organic production improves the nutritional value of milk

There are many reasons to buy organic dairy—the animals’ quality of life, the environmental impact, and the unforeseen health consequences of consuming food from antibiotic- and hormone-treated animals, to name a few. And now a recent study suggests that switching from conventional to organic Read More...

The 2008 Organic Top 20

The 2008 Organic Top 20

Twenty praiseworthy products that are good for your body, your soul and the planet. | April 2008 issue With all the talk of recession, Ode decided to check in with two pioneers in the organic market to get their takes on what the money crunch might mean for their businesses'and for the sector Read More...

Feed Your Brain

Feed Your Brain

A diet rich in vitamin, minerals and fatty acids can help reduce aggression, improve mood and prevent depression. So why aren't more people taking omega-3 capsules? Jurriaan Kamp | September 2007 issue The best way to curb aggression in prisons? Longer jail terms, maybe, or stricter security Read More...