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A deficiency of dietary omega-3 may explain depressive behaviors [ Print | E-mail | Share ] [ Close Window ] Contact: Séverine Ciancia INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale) How maternal essential fatty acid deficiency impact on its progeny is poorly understood. In industrialized nations, diets have been impoverished in essential fatty acids since the beginning of the 20th century. Olivier Manzoni (Head of Research Inserm Unit 862, "Neurocentre Magendie", in Bordeaux and Unit 901 "Institut de Neurobiologie de la Méditerranée" in Marseille), and Sophie Layé (Head of Research at INRA Unit 1286, "Nutrition et Neurobiologie Intégrative" in Bordeaux) and their co-workers hypothesized that chronic malnutrition during intra-uterine development, may later influence synaptic activity involved in emotional behaviour (e.g. depression, anxiety) in adulthood. To verify their hypotheses, the researchers studied mice fed a life-long diet imbalanced in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. For more information Source

Amazon Discount Finder: Find hidden 75%-off deals & more Buying from Amazon's European sites rather than Amazon UK can be cheaper. Clever tool checks prices across Amazon's sites in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. (It also checks prices in the USA, but there you may need to pay customs, plus consumer rights vary.) The weakened pound means items might cost slightly more than they would have on Amazon EU sites, but there are still bargains to be had. For example, we found some Bose Soundsport in-ear headphones for £30 on Amazon Italy, which cost £62 on Amazon UK. The best deals tend to be on high-end electricals. Louise tweeted: "@MartinSLewis Saved nearly £100 on my new Dyson by buying it from Amazon in Germany. When is it worth it? As a rule of thumb, it can be worth buying from Amazon's EU sites if you'll save more than £10. Priceonline can be glitchy and didn't always display every result when we checked. Here are the key tips for buying from Europe: Translate the page.

How To Eat Out Without Putting On The Pounds : The Salt hide captionEating slowly is one way to avoid overeating while dining out, a study found. Eating slowly is one way to avoid overeating while dining out, a study found. If your love of eating out is hampering your diet resolution, you're not alone. We're a culture that loves to eat out. But every time we choose to eat a snack or meal away from home, we add an average of 134 calories a day to our diets. But there's hope, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. Gayle Timmerman, the study author, found that women were eating 297 fewer calories per day after completing the program. "Slowing down was really key. The program used in the study was adapted from the Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training pioneered by clinical health psychologist Jean Kristeller. "Do this exercise with a friend.

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Codex Alimentarius Loves Toxic Fluoride, Part 1 In the previous article, I wrote about the global implications of Codex Alimentarius. I discussed in some detail the oppressive standards recommended by BfR, which have largely been included in the Codex Guidelines for Vitamin and Mineral Food Supplements. However, there is one more provision included in the risk assessment process that even many critics of Codex are unaware of. This is the goal to not only treat nutrients as toxins, but treat toxins as nutrients. At first, this is not readily apparent. The fact that researchers have the audacity to claim that vital minerals like Iron should not be consumed in measurements above 0 mg is disturbing enough. This chemical poison is listed only in the “moderately high-risk” level of risk categories.[2] Yet the reality is that fluoride is a very dangerous chemical with serious risks of harm to both health and the environment. This is also where the nutrient group methodology comes into play. Notes:

Wal-Mart Waits With Carrefour as India Wins Instant Gain: Retail Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) and Carrefour SA (CA) waited seven years for access to India’s $400 billion retail market. They may have to wait almost as long to make a profit in the world’s second most populous nation. Expensive real estate, a warehouse shortage and congested roads will force foreign retailers to spend about 20 billion rupees ($382 million) on supply systems, said Anand Ramanathan, associate director at KPMG Advisory Services in India. India on Nov. 24 said it will allow overseas companies to invest up to 51 percent in retail stores selling more than one brand. “It will take at least two to three to five years before we see the full impact of this change in policy,” said Saloni Nangia, senior vice president at Technopak Advisors Pvt. Head Start Shares of India’s three biggest retailers jumped in Mumbai trading on news about the changes. Possible Credit Boost Bharti Venture Less than $1 billion of Wal-Mart’s $422 billion sales last year came from India. Rising Overhead

Tips for an Optimal Running Workout at Runner A typical day is filled with obstacles that threaten your five-miler. It might be the staff meeting doughnut fest that could sabotage a workout, or the exploding inbox of e-mails that makes it tough to unplug and lace up. And then there's that Conan habit that could have you reaching for the snooze button instead of your shoes. Whether you exercise in the morning, afternoon, or evening, how you go about your day has a direct impact on the quality of your run. 5:30 A.M. 7 A.M. 7:30 A.M. 7:45 A.M. 8 A.M. 9 A.M. 10 A.M. 10:30 A.M. 11 A.M. 1 P.M. 2 P.M. 4 P.M. 5 P.M. 6:30 P.M. 8 P.M. 9:30 P.M. Feel BetterClean out the purse or briefcase you take to work. Desk Inspiration Your office's four gray walls may not be inspiring surroundings—yet. PERSONALIZE Hang an image of an athlete or loved one you admire. ACCESSORIZE Decorate with running paraphernalia. SOCIALIZE Log onto The Loop at All in the Hips Strengthening this joint could cure your foot, ankle, or knee pain.

Guacamole - Recipes - Whole Foods Market Cooking in Fairfield over 2 years ago Guacamole doesn't have to be complicated. In fact. If you have left over guacamole, or you want to make it in advance, place plastic wrap directly on the surface of the guacamole and press out all the air. Serves 2 1 avocado 2 tablespoons finely diced onion 1 tablespoon tablespoon chopped cilantro Pinch of salt Squeeze of fresh lime juice Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit, and scoop the flesh into a small bowl. Nutrition Info: