omega 3 fatty acids

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Peppermint — Enjoy a Ten-Thousand-Year-Old Tradition with Your Mom on Mother’s Day!

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Peppermint — Enjoy a Ten-Thousand-Year-Old Tradition with Your Mom on Mother’s Day!

From peppermint patties to toothpaste, peppermint is widely known as a tasty flavoring. It is also beneficial to your physical health — its use as medicine dates back to ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt. What are its benefits for women’s health? Peppermint is actually a ‘hybrid’ mint, meaning that it […]

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Health Tips

Chia is One of the World’s Most Nutritious Foods

Chia is One of the World’s Most Nutritious Foods

When it comes to nutrient-packed superfoods, chia is right up there with the best of them. What is chia, and what vitamins, minerals, and healthy properties does it contain? You probably have seen the late night ads for ‘Chia Pets’ on TV at some point in your life. Okay, so […]

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Health Tips

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions which together greatly increase the risk of cardiovascular disease more than any one risk factor alone. According to the American Heart Association, metabolic syndrome increases the risk of coronary heart disease and other diseases related to plaque buildups in artery walls (such as […]

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Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: A Health Panacea?

MEN’S HEALTH: A Health Panacea?

Can there be one natural health nutrient that does it all (or almost all)? If is one supplement that can almost be considered a panacea (a universal cure for all things), it is omega-3 fats (fish oils). There are many omega-3 fatty acids, but the best known and impactful are […]

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Men's Health

Men’s Health: The Facts about Fats — the Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

Men’s Health: The Facts about Fats — the Good, the Bad and the Ugly!

Sorting out ‘the facts about fats’ and understanding the value of certain fats for your health and wellness can contribute to men’s health in general. Did you know that there are fats that can kill you? They may do it slowly, but that doesn’t make them any less lethal. You […]

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Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Protecting Your Eyes as You Age

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Protecting Your Eyes as You Age

April is Women’s Eye Health Month! The menopausal woman is at a higher risk for developing ‘dry eye’ syndrome. Omega 3 essential fatty acids and other supplements can help prevent this condition. ‘Dry eye’ syndrome is when your eyes chronically fail to make enough tears to keep them adequately lubricated, […]

by × March 18, 2008 × 10,698 comments