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 […]

Fish: 1 of the Best Anti-inflammatory Foods

Fish: 1 of the Best Anti-inflammatory Foods

Certain types of fish are rich in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), omega-3 fatty acids which have long been related to reduced inflammation and a lower risk of chronic inflammatory diseases. Studies have also shown a reduced use of anti-inflammatory drugs with an increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids Higher intakes of EPA […]

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies

Like Seafood…the Best are Wild Alaskan Salmon, Sardines and Anchovies It is abundantly clear that fish farms are not a viable solution to overfishing, they are making matters worse, destroying the marine ecosystem at a far more fast pace. Aquaculture promotes itself as a sustainable solution to overfishing. In reality though, fish farms actually cause […]