omega 3 fats

Are Eggs Healthy?

Whether they were scrambled, fried, boiled, poached, or beat into an omelet, chances are that you had eggs for breakfast this morning. They’re an easy, filling, and affordable way to start the day. And even if you don’t like their taste, eggs often are the main ingredient in some of … Read More

Brain Food: What to Eat to Protect Your Memory

When it comes to memory power and concentration, selecting the right brain food is essential. Certain foods have been shown to do a good job of protecting memory and cognition, while it’s equally as important to avoid others. Although diet isn’t the only factor that affects your brain’s prowess, it's … Read More

The Best ADHD Diet for Kids

Watching a child struggle with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) can be heartbreaking for parents who want nothing more than to help their child. Children with ADD/ADHD may have enormous difficulty sustaining attention, performing in school, maintaining self-esteem, controlling their impulsive behaviors, and getting along with … Read More

PUFA: Are Polyunsaturated Fats Healthy?

Saturated fat is bad. Trans fat is bad. Monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), dietitians often say, are “good fats.” Both come from plant sources, although PUFA also includes cold-water fish, shrimp, crab, lobster, and haddock. Despite the worthy sources of PUFA and MUFA, we still have … Read More

DHA Supplement Can Boost Brain Power

Your brain is mostly fat, 60% of which is the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). It’s too bad most of us don’t eat enough DHA containing foods or realize that taking a DHA supplement can boost our brain’s ability to function at its best. That is exactly what a recent study … Read More

3 Fish Oil Benefits You Can’t Live Without

The omega-3’s found in fish oil, EPA and DHA, have 3 critical functions that underlie virtually all fish oil benefits. These 3 basic functions are: 1) inflammation response; 2) gene expression regulation; and 3) cell membrane function. They explain why fish oil has been found to help everything from depression … Read More

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