Although more research is needed, butterbur may benefit people with allergies by decreasing the production of leukotrienes and histamine.
Flaxseed oil comes from the seed coat of the flax plant and is an excellent source of dietary fiber as well as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
By Karen Appold Boron, a mineral found in foods and the environment, is believed to have a variety of health benefits. In many cases, however, more studies are needed to realize its true medicinal benefits. But having low boron levels can impact your immune system, brain function, and bone health in a negative way. Boron […]
By Karen Appold The health benefits of bilberries have been known for centuries. Chemicals in its fruit, known as anthocyanosides, have great antioxidant properties. They get rid of free radicals, which damage cells. Bilberries also contain vitamin C, another antioxidant. More research is needed to learn about all of bilberry’s true benefits. Bilberries look a […]
By Karen Appold Bee pollen is one of nature’s most completely nourishing foods because it contains nearly all of the nutrients that human beings need. Bee-gathered pollens are rich in vitamins A, B, C, D, E, K, folic acid, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, selenium, and zinc. In addition, it contains more proteins (approximately 40%) than […]