New research indicates that curcumin - a substance in turmeric that is best known as one of the main components of curry powder - may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis. In Asia, turmeric is used to treat many health conditions and it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and perhaps even anticancer properties. Investigators found that by stimulating human … Continue reading Curcumin May Help Overcome Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
Fish, flax and borage oils all contain essential fatty acids or EFAs, but they are not created equal and differ in their health benefits. Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, flaxseed oil contains both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, whereas borage oil is rich in omega-6 fatty acids. Alpha-linolenic acid, or ALA, is … Continue reading Fish, Flax and Borage Oils.
Generic Name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids Brand Names: Mercola Krill Oil, Schiff MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil, Neptune Krill Oil, Red Whale Krill Oil What is Krill Oil? Krill (Euphausia Superba) is a small crustacean with an appearance similar to shrimp. They are found in the colder waters of the ocean. Krill primarily serve as a … Continue reading Krill Oil.
Cod liver oil, as the name suggests, is the essential oil extracted from the livers of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). The oil is commonly taken as a dietary supplement. It is one of the best sources of omega 3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) and contains relatively high amounts of vitamin A and vitamin D. … Continue reading Cod Liver Oil: Health Benefits, Facts and Research.