Choose Your Omega-3 Source Wisely

Choose Your Omega-3 Source Wisely

The human body needs both plant and animal sources of omega-3 fats, but they are not interchangeable. Plant-based omega-3 provides alpha linoleic acid (ALA), which the body inefficiently converts to EPA and poorly converts to DHA. Plant-based sources of omega-3 include flaxseed, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and chia seeds. These help to boost ones overall ALA intake. Fish […]

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

FLASH: Breathing cold air is almost impossible to avoid during Winter months, but there are known health risks everyone should know about before going outdoors in extreme cold. You know the temperature is low if you can see your breath after you exhale. The water vapor in the moist air you inhaled condenses into a […]

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs

The Best Foods for Healthy Lungs Anthocyanins Protect Lung Health Flavonoids are a group of polyphenols, phytonutrients found in most fruits and vegetables. There are more than 6,000 unique flavonoids, but as a group, they’re most well-known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been found to lower the risk of many chronic conditions […]