Can Arachidonic Acid (ARA) work as a Bodybuilding supplement?

Effects of Arachidonic Acid Supplementation on Acute Anabolic Signaling and Chronic Functional Performance and Body Composition Adaptations Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are the superstars of the essential fatty acid world, and are found primarily in fish and seafood. A tremendous amount of research has investigated the impact of these fatty acids on…

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Hemp Seed Oil does a power of good

by Thea Jourdan  Isobel Darvill was only eight months old when she developed the skin condition eczema. Soon, her body was covered in weeping red sores. “It was terrible. I tried everything,” says her mother, Sarah Darvill, 32, cuddling her daughter, now aged three. “Isobel would wake up in the morning with bleeding, inflamed skin…

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Essential Fatty Acids

This is what Dr. Nicholas Perricone has to say about Essential Fatty Acids in his book, “The Perricone Promise : “Of the two dozen fats essential to human health, only two cannot be made by our body and must be obtained from foods. Accordingly these two nutrients are called Essential Fatty Acids. Omega-6 EFA, called…

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Hemp Seed Oil may benefit Eczema symptoms

Medical researchers at the University of Kuopio, Finland, have found evidence of the positive effects of Hemp Seed Oil on Eczema Researchers, led by Dr. J Callaway, at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Clinical Nutrition at the University, followed a group of patients with atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, which is a type…

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Hemp Protein & Oatmeal

If you’re looking for a high-quality protein that’s not derived from animal sources, hemp protein powder might be for you. Mix the powder into smoothies or yogurt, but don’t stop there. Hemp protein powder may also boost the protein content of oatmeal, whether you cook it in the morning or make an overnight, soaked version….

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So, what is Hemp? And why should I include it in my diet?

Many people may react cautiously to the notion of hemp as food, based on its connection to the harmful illegal drug, marijuana. Upon further exploration, however, one will discover that although hemp is family of marijuana, it is in fact a different plant – like broccoli and cauliflower are of the same family, but different…

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Essential Fatty Acids and Vitamin D

The art of functional medicine involves being able to spot key nutritional deficiencies and addressing them appropriately. As a clinician, I find that essential fatty acid and vitamin D deficiencies are two of the most common issues that are plaguing people’s health. I was quite surprised when I first had this test done that despite…

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Orange and Vanilla Hemp Shake

Serves 1 1 Large Navel Orange, Skin Cut Off And White Rind Removed 1 Large Banana 2 Cups Hemp Milk Seeds From 1/2 Vanilla Bean, Scraped Out, Or 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract 2 Tbsp Hemp Protein Powder 4 Large Kale Leaves, Tough Stems Removed   Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender till smooth….

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Hemp Seed Nutrition and Medicine

  FACT: Hemp Seed Nutrition a complete mineral content indicates that hemp is especially high in the most needed minerals: Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Sulphur. It is also low in heavy metals like Strontium, Thorium, Arsenic, and Chromium.   The vitamin content isn’t that high, but compares favourably with other grains – but then, you…

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