Omega 3 fatty acids play a role in every cell in the body. Omega 3 makes up cell membranes, keeps the nervous system functioning, keeps cholesterol levels in check, and staves off inflammation. There are so many health benefits associated with Omega 3 that it is no surprise how much hype the nutrient is now getting. (more…)
Heart disease is the leading killer in the United States and the obesity epidemic is spreading throughout the world. Because of this, a lot of people are taking steps to cut fat from their diets. What they don’t realize is that cutting fat from your diet can actually harm your health. (more…)
Vegetarians are constantly being warned that they should take care to get enough protein. Vegans also get admonished with threats about calcium and vitamin B12 deficiencies. While these nutrients are important, they really aren’t that difficult to get on a vegetarian or vegan diet. (more…)
You can’t enter a health food store without seeing racks of Omega 3 supplements and product labels screaming in blaring font that their products are loaded with Omega 3. The craze for Omega 3 fatty acids is so intense that it is even wiping out the world’s oceans and is endangering species of sharks, which are slaughtered because their livers...