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How do you like your fish cooked?

Do you like your fish baked, broiled or fried? Baked and broiled fish contain higher levels of brain-healthy omega-3 fatty acids than fried fish because the fatty acids are more often damaged by the high heat of frying. A recent … Continue reading

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Phosphatidylserine for brain, memory and stress

Phosphatidylserine is an integral part of the cell membranes and is largely responsible for intracellular communication. Phosphatidylserine makes up close to 10% of the lipid content in the cell membrane of neurons. Phosphatidylserine supplements are commonly known as “brain boosters”; “memory … Continue reading

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Sleep, sleep, wonderful sleep

Want to sleep better? The latest study by Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA from algae and fish oils/seafood are associated with better sleep. Using 600 mg of DHA supplements for 16 weeks, the double-blind, placebo controlled study … Continue reading

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The canola hex on your health

One reason that canola oil is not good for you is that it ALL goes through a chemical “deodorizing” processing to remove the “stink” of rapeseed. Want to hex your health? Eat some canola oil made with hexane. Hexane is … Continue reading

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Sick food makes for sick people

Cattle were made to eat grass and not grains. But, if you feed a cow corn, soybeans and chicken manure (like a majority of operations do) they fatten up faster for slaughter. That is, fatten up with inflammation and diabetes… … Continue reading

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Yet another fishy fish oil study

Wanna work up a good mad? Read the latest “study” out that has researchers saying “We’ve shown once again that use of nutritional supplements may be harmful.” They said this about fish oil – also saying that “These fish oil … Continue reading

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How now sick cow?

Well Duh! Researchers from the California State University in Chico found that grass-fed beef had healthier fats of higher quality, higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids, more of vitamins A and E, and higher levels of antioxidants. They also found … Continue reading

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That’s a good krill

Read your labels! Krill oil is better than fish oil because the Omega-3’s are in the form of phospholipids – the chemical structure that is the same one found in the walls of every cell in your body. That’s why … Continue reading

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Big Pharma tactics

Twisting the truth on fish oil: In a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine the conclusion was that omega-3 supplements “do not prevent cardiovascular disease”. But I have a big problem with this this report in that these … Continue reading

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Life improving ratios

Our SAD Western diets are grossly deficient in omega-3 fatty acids with excessive amounts of omega-6 fatty acids. Because of all the oils and transfats in our processed foods we run about 16/1 in our omega 6 to 3 ratio. … Continue reading

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New use for your chia pet!

Chia pets: For fun and for food! Chia seeds come from the chia plant, also known as salvia hispanica. But throw that funky planter away and eat the seeds because chia seeds have the highest omega-3 content of any plant … Continue reading

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