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Why Vegetarians and Vegans Should Supplement with DHA
DHA is a crucial nutrient for developing babies, children, and adults, yet there are no DHA sources in vegetarian/vegan diets. Can DHA be obtained by consuming plant-based forms of omega-3? Read on to find out.
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How to Feed Your Brain
Learn about the six micronutrients that are most important for optimized brain health and the therapeutic nutrients you can add to your routine.
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When It Comes to Fish Oil, More Is Not Better
Research suggests that fish oil is not as beneficial as is commonly believed, and may even increase the risk of heart disease and sudden death.
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The Definitive Fish Oil Buyer’s Guide
Confused about fish oil? Read this guide to sift through the false claims and marketing hype and choose the best product for you and your family.
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The Fish vs. Fish Oil Smackdown
Should you eat fish or take fish oil? That depends on your goals. Read this article to learn more.
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How Much Omega-3 Is Enough? That Depends on Omega-6.
Increasing our intake of omega-3 fats isn't enough. To enjoy their benefits, we must also reduce the amount of omega-6 we consume.
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How Too Much Omega-6 and Not Enough Omega-3 Is Making Us Sick
We’re consuming up to 25 times more omega-6 fat than we need, and too much omega-6 is contributing to the epidemic of modern, inflammatory disease.
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Why Fish Stomps Flax as a Source of Omega-3
New evidence suggests that the long-chain omega-3 fat DHA is essential.
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Essential Fatty Acids: Not so Essential after All
Essential fatty acids (EFAs) have long been considered to be necessary nutrients in the human diet. However, a survey of the research indicates that EFAs can contribute to chronic conditions when consumed in excess.
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