Every wondered what the difference is between omega 3 vs omega 6 fatty acids? Here’s a quick lesson.
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!
Some of the most common foods are also the most allergenic. Here, we’ll examine the most allergenic animal foods plus some plant-based alternatives.
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!
Recipe for a guilt-free alternative to ice cream: walnut banana smoothie.
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