Fish Oils that are Great for the Heart

July 9th, 2013

Because heart disease remains a leading cause of death in the United States, more and more people are becoming interested in the benefits to heart health fish oils may offer. Certain fish contain high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 oils may also contain DHA and EPA, ingredients that are also believed to benefit the heart. Oil is extracted from the tissues of these fish to create fish oil supplements. Alternatively, the benefits of consuming Omega-3 oils may also be obtained by simply eating fish that tend to have high levels of the substances. Read more this entry »

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Nuts are Not Just for Squirrels and Mice

May 17th, 2013

Delicious as a snack or a topping or even a main ingredient in a dessert, nuts taste great and are an excellent addition to a healthy diet. Fortunately, nuts come in a variety of flavors and can be prepared in different ways to suit many tastes.

One of the main benefits of consuming nuts is that many varieties are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, a component which is lacking in the average American diet. Omega-3 contributes to smooth, healthy skin, cognitive function, weight loss, and easier digestion and elimination.Didn’t catch that? Salmon contain Read more this entry »

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Fill Your Cereal Bowl with Omega-3

September 29th, 2011

There are a few cereals with omega-3′s in them. The first cereal is Kashi Go Lean Crunch Honey Almond Flax. Kashi Go Lean Crunch Honey Almond Flax is made of sweet multi-grain clusters, sliced almonds, and whole flax seeds. The clusters give the cereal a little bit on crunch in every bite. There is 9 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber in this cereal. This is twice as much that is normally in a cereal. The nuts and the seeds that is in the cereal is Read more this entry »

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Multivitamins Pack a Punch of Omega-3

September 25th, 2011

Taking multivitamins can be a great way to insure that dieters and regular eaters alike take in the full range of essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients, some of which are hard to find in sufficient quantities in the average diet. Omega-3 fatty acids, in particular, are becoming more and more common as ingredients in multivitamins, and add a great, healthy nutrient to the diet.

Omega-3 fatty acids are “long chain” fatty acids that, when consumed regularly, Read more this entry »

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Best Dairy Foods with Added Omega-3

September 23rd, 2011

Studies have shown that many people are deficient in omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids promote heart, brain and skin health. Additionally, researchers have also found that pregnant women who consume omega 3 fatty acids have fewer complications and healthier babies than those who do not. The easiest way to get the recommended intake of this nutrient is to eat fish. However, some people do not like the taste of fish. Fortunately, there are many dairy products today that have Omega -3 fatty acids added to them.

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