Browsing the "Omega-3" Tag

New Study: Eating Fish for Heart Health? Not So Fast!

September 4th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

A new study suggests that mercury and Omega-3's affect heart health in contradictory ways, making fish a less-than-ideal source for these healthy fatty acids. To skip the mercury, skip the intermediary: go directly to the source! Plant-based Omega-3's provide the same heart health benefits, but without the mercury -- and without the environmental devastation or unnecessary suffering and death, while we're at it. What a bargain!

Chia Seeds: Superfood Recipes from Readers

January 20th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Yep, the very same chia seeds that you use to create awesome Chia Pets are actually a healthy source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and a number of other vitamins and minerals. Not only that, they’re pretty darned tasty!

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