Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90’s, I overheard a classmate boasting to a small group about how she only ate fat-free food. Most of America was still in the clutches of the fat-free craze, and my classmate’s views weren&... Read more
So you just found out that you have high cholesterol, or perhaps you have a strong family history of heart disease and want to do your best to prevent it. So you head to the pharmacy or health food store for help, only to be bombarded by countless su... Read more
When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r... Read more
A friend of mine is a fishing boat captain who is home for the holidays. He brought me a whole fish, a salmon. It's gutted, but still has tail, scales, fin thingys. How do I get it ready to bake? I found a recipe but something tells me there is mo... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Are Baby Carrots Soaked in Chlorine?Have you seen the stories that say baby carrots are doused in chlorine? Turns out that's not exactly true. Watch/read this before yo... Read more
In 2008, over-the-counter fish oil supplement sales in the United States nearly topped $740 million. Add to that the additional $1.8 billion spent on other omega-3 fortified foods like margarine and peanut butter and you can see that omega-3 is big b... Read more
I know there's not magic bullet to get healthy, and ever since I dropped 37 pounds, I have been stuck and now, I'm struggling to get my fitness minutes back up. I have been thinking about walking more often, since I loved jogging so much. However,... Read more
What a difference! The first morning after taking fish oil I felt better! And every day after! It is like I am the tin man from the Wizard of Oz and fish oil is my oil can!
Yesterday on my walk/jog, it was amazing. I took the long route, a... Read more
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