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Having trouble sleeping? Research shows the soporific benefits of omega-3

Sleep is needed for optimal health, but most people prioritize other things like work or school over this. Millions of people around the world don’t get the amount of sleep that the body needs to function properly.

Scientists: Taking EPA and DHA omega-3s reduces your risk of cardiac death

Omega-3 fatty acids can help reduce your risk of heart disease — even if the mainstream media is trying to say otherwise.

Omega-3-6-9 Fatty Acids: A Complete Overview

Omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids are all important dietary fats.

Interestingly, each one has a number of health benefits for your body.

However, it’s important to get the right balance of omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids in your diet. An imbalance may contribute to a number of chronic diseases.

Here is a guide to omega-3, -6 and -9 fatty acids, including what they are, why you need them and where you can get them.

What Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats, a type of fat your body can’t make.

A handful of walnuts each day can help keep breast cancer away

By Wright:(NaturalNews) A powerful defense against breast cancer might just be found in the daily habit of eating walnuts. Researchers at Marshall University in Virginia have discovered that breast cancer risk dropped significantly in lab animals who ate a regular diet that included a modest amount of the nut.

Lead researcher Elaine Hardman, Ph.D., compared the effects of a standard diet and a diet containing walnuts throughout the lifespan of mice. The quantity of walnuts used in the study was the equivalent of 2 ounces of walnuts per day for a human.