Tag: ALA

Lipoic acid

Lipoic acid

Lipoic acid (also referred to as alpha lipoic acid, or ALA) is a powerful antioxidant produced, in small amounts, by the human body. Ongoing research into this newly discovered antioxidant seems to indicate that it is more powerful that those antioxidants found in vitamins C and A. Scientists are continuing to research both the perceived [...]

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A look into flaxseed oil side effects

A look into flaxseed oil side effects

Flax seed oil is very high in the omega-3 fatty acid, called alpha linolenic acid. This essential acid has many health benefits including the reduction in inflammation, lowering the risk of blood clots and improving concentration and brain function. Supplementing your diet with this natural oil would certainly not be a bad thing. What many [...]

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Relieve Dry Eyes With Flaxseed Oil and Fish Oil

Relieve Dry Eyes With Flaxseed Oil and Fish Oil

Both fish oil and flaxseed oil contain essential fatty acids that have many medical health benefits. One of which is the prevention or relief of dry eyes. There are many other benefits provided by these fatty acids such as a reduced risk of heart disease and reduced chronic inflammation, which can cause a number of [...]

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