Category Archives: omega-3

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Calming

Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Calming
Students who ate Omega-3 EFA’s for 3 months felt up to 20% less stressed before a test (research from Ohio State University in Columbus shows). Omega-3s lower cytokines, compounds linked to anxiety.  If you’re not getting 3-5 servings of salmon or oily fish per week, supplement with Chia seeds or Omega supplements as needed

Eat Sustainability – Pour on the Honey

Eat Sustainability – Pour on the Honey
“A huge amount of water is required to produce regular table sugar,” says Louisa Shafia, author of “Lucid Food.” “Honey, on the other hand, is a perfectly renewable resource that requires little more than healthy bees and healthy plants and flowers from which to pollinate. Try adapting your favorite recipe to use honey instead of dry sugar.” Use Honey sticks to sweeten your tea and enjoy nature’s bounty!

Foods to Boost Natural Sun Protection – Omega 3

Foods to Boost Natural Sun Protection – Omega 3
OMEGA 3 FATS EPA and DHA – Cold water fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, anchovies, and sardines are rich in the anti-inflammatory omega 3 fats EPA and DHA. They are important to skin health in general and are a component of skin cell membranes. While they don’t block UV rays, their potent anti-inflammatory properties do help protect the skin. Most research has examined the EPA omega 3 fat and has found that this fat .

Got Dry Eyes?

Got Dry Eyes?
If you suffer from dry eyes, up your seafood intake. Salmon, sardines, and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids, which the body uses to produce tears, among other things. Research suggests that people who consume higher amounts of these fats are less likely to have dry eyes.  If fish isn’t your thing, be sure to supplement with good for you (and your heart) Omega-3.

Sip Smarter To Keep Your Mind Sharp

Sip Smarter To Keep Your Mind Sharp
Slurping down too many sugary drinks could raise your risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to recent research. After 25 weeks with free access to sugar water, mice displayed memory-retention problems and an increase in brain plaques associated with Alzheimer’s development. Researchers aren’t sure if the bump in sugar intake caused the increased mental impairment. But past research has indicated that inflammation and insulin resistance (both linked to excess sugar intake) could lead to Alzheimer’s. .

Want to Live a Long Life? The Key is Exercise

Staying physically fit is a year-round lifestyle choice. Regardless of the season, it takes commitment and resolve to maintain a healthy diet and regular exercise regimen. The payoff for such perseverance, however, is huge. Recent studies from the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal indicate that exercise along with a diet that is low in sugar and high in nutrients including vitamin D3 and omega-3 EFAs may play a big role in .

4 Health Factors that Significantly Impact the Look of Your Skin…

GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid) (Primrose Oil, Borage Oil or Black Currant Oil)Not all oils are created equal – we’ve heard that for years now. What are some of the good oils and what are the benefits of the good oils? GLA has many known good qualities. It aids in weight loss and helps maintain healthy hair, skin and nails. According to Dr. Gittleman (a clinical nutrition specialist), flaxseed oil will help reduce cholesterol, normalize .