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Four benefits of mustard that you may not know

Posted February 4, 2014

The mustard plant comes from the genus of plants (Brassica) that contains such potent and nutritious members as horseradish, cress, kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts. This genus is loaded with amazing plants that are great for your health. This may be why mustard was long considered a medical plant (Hippocrates commonly used it in the fashion) before we turned it into the yellow stuff we put on our hot dogs. Here are some amazing benefits of mustard you may not have known.

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Health Benefits of Mustard Oil

Posted August 15, 2013

We need enormous varieties of food items to sustain us and help maintain good health and quality of life. Requirements in terms of amounts may vary, but everything has its own importance. Fats, oilseeds and nuts play an important role in our diets. Mustard oil is a type of fat, which is extracted from mustard seeds through pressing of seeds and is filtered using the distillation process.

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Mustard Oil Benefits

Posted April 27, 2013

Mustard oil is extremely popular in northern India, Korea, Nepal and Bangladesh. This oil was once thought to be unsafe for human consumption in United States, Europe and Canada , in these countries it was only used for massage because it contains erucic acid.

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Vitamin D Supplementation May Help Improve Myositis-Myalgia Induced by Cholesterol-lowering Statin Drugs

Posted April 30, 2012

In a prospective study involving 150 hypercholesterolemic patients (76 women, 74 men) unable to tolerate treatment with 1 or more statin drugs, with low vitamin D status (less than 32 ng/mL), treatment with vitamin D to correct vitamin D deficiency was found to have reverse the myositis-myalgia associated with statin drug treatment.

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