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    10 More Reasons Why Every Active Adult Needs Omega-3 (if you needed any)

    Omega-3 fatty acids have received a lot of coverage in the press, and for good reason; research confirms increasing Omega-3 intake supports broad positive health outcomes. For example, Omega-3s have demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties, reduction in joint pain, decreased risk for cardiovascular disease, and they can even assist with a number of skin disorders. However, the influence Omega-3s can have on supporting brain and eye health in are likely even more critical to most active adults. There are three different types of Omega-3 fatty acids including alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Of the three, only EPA and DHA have demonstr... Read More

    The Skinny on Healthy Fats

    Fat gets a bad rap, but once you understand fats and use them appropriately, they can be invaluable tools for your health. It is true that not all fats are created equal, therefore it’s important to know the difference so that you can make fat your friend. There are two major types of dietary fat: unsaturated and saturated. The two types of fats differ by chemical structure and they can be further broken down into subgroups. To keep it simple, lets focus on healthy fats. A “healthy fat” usually refers to unsaturated fat. Within unsaturated fat you will find the much talked about Omega-3s, Omega-6s, and Omega-9s. The omega numbers simply reference where within the carbon chain the first d... Read More

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