Alpha-Linolenic acid Archive

Food Fraud: Added Omega-3

Some yogurt, milk, eggs, cereal, and other foods boast of added omega-3. But most don’t contain the kinds of omega-3 best known to help your heart — EPA and DHA. Or there’s only a smidgen — about as much as in one bite of salmon. Instead, they contain ALA from vegetable sources. ...Read More

7-Day Menu for Cold and Flu Season

Foods to Boost Immunity, Help Healing, and Fight Coughing During cold and flu season, we all know to steer clear of people who are coughing and sneezing. We diligently wash our hands to avoid germs and viruses. What else can we do? Research suggests that following the right diet can not only ...Read More

Good Fats: The Omegas

Omega-3: The Good Fat Doctors may tell you to cut the fat, but not all fats are unhealthy. Omega-3 fatty acids may have far-reaching health benefits. Studies suggest they help lower the risk of heart disease, the nation’s top killer. They may also protect against symptoms of depression, dementia, cancer, and arthritis. ...Read More