The Peanut Mill

191 Welland Ave St.Catharines

Phone: 905 685 8848

exercise-induced asthma

Fish oils ease asthma symptoms

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Asthma is one of the most common illnesses, affecting 13% of Canadians aged 5 to 19 years. Since the body uses the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) found in fish to produce anti-inflammatory compounds, it is believed that fish oils can benefit asthma sufferers. In fact, studies show that in populations eating large amounts [...]

Asthma sufferers can breathe easier

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

Asthma is a lung disease where the airways are chronically inflamed, causing coughing, wheezing, a tight chest and breathlessness. According to the Asthma Society of Canada, over three million Canadians suffer from asthma. During an asthma attack, chemicals are released that further inflame and constrict the airways. Air pollutants such as animal dander, cigarettes and [...]