Fatty 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

Good Mood Food: Salmon

Foods can boost energy in three ways: by providing sufficient calories, by delivering stimulants like caffeine, and by pushing the metabolism to burn fuel more efficiently. As for mood, the best foods are those that stabilize blood sugar and trigger feel-good brain chemicals, such as serotonin. Fatty fish, such as salmon, is ...Read More

To Carb or Not To Carb: The Diet Question

Some of the most popular diet practices, especially among crash dieters, includes reducing your carbohydrate intake. Some diets have you reduce carb intake almost to zero replacing it with extra fats and proteins for energy. While you will find a lot of people who tell you this strategy works for them in ...Read More

The Truth About Butter

If you want to talk about much-maligned foods, butter is right up there at the top of the list. Health authorities have been telling us for years that foods like butter, rich in saturated fat, are clogging our arteries and causing heart disease. So they told us to replace them with trans-fat ...Read More

Top 5 Healthy Fat Burning Foods

1. Grass-fed beef or bison (NOT your typical grocery store beef!) - I know most people think that red meat is unhealthy for you, but that’s because they don’t understand how the health of the animal affects how healthy the meat is for consumption.  Keep this in mind — “an unhealthy animal provides unhealthy ...Read More