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Flaxseed Oil


Flaxseed can be bought whole or ground. Flaxseed oil, also known as Linseed oil should not be used for cooking, it's primary use is as a nutritional supplement, it contains high levels of Omega-3 acids and promotes the overall well-being and enhances cardiovascular and immune system. Flaxseed oil is nourishing for hair, skin and nails. When buying Flaxseed oil check that it contains no artifcial ingredients.


Health Issues

Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,

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The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

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An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)

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