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Hemp, Hemp Hooray

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There’s a new seed you’ve got to meet. You’ve probably heard about the benefits of flax and chia, but there’s a new seed in town that you simply must add to your lineup. Hemp seeds are one of nature’s greatest gifts, perfect little bundles of benefits for your entire body. They’re about one-third healthful fats and one-quarter protein, as well as a magnificent source of natural gamma-linolenic acid. You also Read More

Revisiting Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Omegasizing our kids. Are our children suffering from a Ritalin or Adderall deficiency? Judging by the number of prescriptions for both meds, you would certainly think so (1.9 million for Ritalin in 2005, 8.2 for Adderall 1). While Ritalin is historically the best known and best-selling drug prescribed for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), by 1999, Adderall had surpassed it as the ADHD drug of choice: More new prescriptions were Read More