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Omega 3 Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Omega 3 Benefits.

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Reduce Asthma Symptoms with Omega 3s

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

The Mega Benefits of Omega 3s

In a college nutrition class I took back in the 90s, 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’t...  Read more

Wild or Farmed Fish: What's Better?

These days, an increasing number of health-conscious consumers are choosing to eat fish for its heart-healthy benefits. The American Heart Association recommends that adults eat fish twice a week to meet their needs for omega-3 fatty acids, but how d...  Read more

The Quest for Functional Foods

All kinds of foods provide nutrients that your body needs. But some foods, known as "functional foods," do more for you body than just provide nutrients. They may also play a role in the prevention and treatment of certain chronic diseases....  Read more

Best and Worst Fish Choices

Word is spreading that fish is good for your health, but like many matters of health and nutrition, there’s nothing simple about simply eating fish. Even though many varieties can be good for your health, contaminants such as mercury and po...  Read more

Nutrition Tracking for Omega 3
Updated 2/23/2015 10:23:12 AM

I am wondering why omega 3 isn't included as a choice in the nutrition tracker. And what would be a recommended daily amount?...  Read more

Can my whole family benefit from a diabetic diet?
Updated 2/13/2015 12:26:18 PM

My dad, who is diabetic, lives with us. He has had some health issues and I have decided I will cook for him to try to keep him following a better diet. I am overweight, and I have 4 teenagers who range from thin to average. Can we all eat diabetic r...  Read more

What benefit is my Exercise?
Updated 2/1/2015 11:23:14 AM

I don't feel any better. I am not losing weight. I stress over finding the time to get it done. Seems to me I should just quit. But I am not a quitter just a whiner I guess....  Read more

I am reading about all the wonderful benefits of d
Updated 1/27/2015 9:50:44 AM

I am reading about all the wonderful benefits of drinking warm lemon water! Losing weight is justbone of them! Anybody else hear about this?...  Read more

The benefits of being older!
Updated 12/21/2014 12:17:55 AM

When I was in my teens and 20s, I attracted a lot of unwanted male attention, esp from Malay guys! Used to drive me up the wall bcoz I definitely don't want their teasing! And I don't want anything to do with them! But I've noticed that the sexu...  Read more

Losing Weight

Ive Got And Excercise goal&My Secret Is Im Going To Surprize Everyone By Getting Done To My Weight Goal By Febuary Of 2012...  Read more

Feel fuller faster

Chia seeds are a great addition to any meal. They expand to take up the space that those extra calories would go. when I am having a bad craving or just dont feel as satisfied I put 2 Tbs in 8 to 10 oz glass of water and add some lemon juice or mix t...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Are You Spending Too Much for Omega-3's?

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

A More Diverse Food Pyramid

Obesity is a world problem and as of 2006, one in ten adults worldwide were considered obese. I suppose this should not be surprising since the appeal of the American diet for good and for bad has spread around the world. For those that come to li...  Read more