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Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Does Stanford's Study on Organic Food Have You Seeing Red? Does It Mean You Could Save Some Green in Your Eating?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Except for the added cost, there isn't much of a downside to buying organic. But if you can't afford the added cost of organics, fill up your recyclable shopping bag with the freshest produce you can find and you'll be serving yourself and your family well.

This Nutritional Supplement Could Slow The Aging Process

Posted 10.03.2012 | Fifty

We already knew omega-3s -- those essential fatty acids necessary to maintain normal body function found in salmon and tuna-- were good for you. But a...

Cooking With Smoked Salmon: Not Just Bagel With Lox

Olga Berman | Posted 10.20.2012 | Taste
Olga Berman

Most of you are familiar with bagels smeared with cream cheese and topped with smoked salmon, but there are so many other ways to use this good-for-you and rich in omega-3 fatty acids fish.

Where To Get Your Omega 3s, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

What is the best place to get Omega-3 fatty acids? Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave me a number of options to incorporate Omega-3s into your...

7 (Drug-Free) Ways To Overcome Divorce Anxiety

Mark Banschick, MD | Posted 07.22.2012 | Divorce
Mark Banschick, MD

It probably does not come as a surprise to you that anxiety and stress disorders are common among recent divorcés. Some choose to deal with this stress by taking anti-anxiety medications.

Concussion Advice Your Kid's Doctor Won't Tell You

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 06.02.2012 | Parents
Missy Chase Lapine

I always draw a sharp breath when I see the school's number pop up on my caller ID in the middle of the day.

Catherine Pearson

Skimping On Omega-3s? Memory Problems May Follow | Catherine Pearson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Healthy Living

Skimping on omega-3 fatty acids -- nutrients found in certain oils, beans and seafood -- may take a toll on brain volume and memory, according to a ne...

8 Vegetarian Ways To Sneak More Omega-3's Into Your Diet

Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Nolan Brown for Everywhere you look these days, health experts are touting the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a type o...

Is This Heart-Healthy Fat Part Of Your Diet?

Posted 05.15.2012 | Fifty

Staying fit, avoiding cigarettes and eating a healthy diet are all vital for heart health. But according to "The Doctors," another important step towa...

How Sleep Can Protect Your Brain

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

I love the way I feel after a good night's sleep. My body is rested; my mind feels clear and alert; and I am happy to just linger in bed and relax.

The Truth About Fish Oil Pills During Pregnancy

Jena Pincott | Posted 01.21.2012 | Parents
Jena Pincott

Kids whose moms ate fish more than twice weekly during pregnancy were significantly less likely to have low scores on cognitive tests.

What Are So-Called ‘Functional Foods’?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

You may have heard about "functional foods." Nutritionists and marketers use this term to describe foods that go beyond the basics of supplying nutrients to the body and appear to help ward off and combat certain chronic illnesses.

Foods for Ageless Beauty

Renée Loux | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Renée Loux

Here is a look at foods that fortify and foster healthy cells to renew, repair and rejuvenate skin for lasting beauty.

Dietary Supplements For Summertime Efficiency

Posted 07.27.2011 | Healthy Living

Memorial Day weekend means that summer weather is upon us. Unlike the winter months where our bodies seem to crave hibernation, the summertime is all ...

Can A Blood Test Really Tell How Long You'll Live?

Thea Singer | Posted 07.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Thea Singer

While telomere scientists are divided as to the value of the test for individuals, no serious researchers are saying the telomere test will be some kind of crystal ball.

The Debate Over Men And Omega-3

Craig Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Craig Cooper

Debate over the health benefits and risks of flaxseed and omega-3 fatty acids, in particular alpha-linolenic acid (ALA- a form of omega-3 fatty acids), is ongoing and often contentious.

What Is 'Algal DHA' and What Is Its Role in Food?

Ashley Koff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ashley Koff

Algae are an exceptionally rich source of the essential fatty acid, DHA.

Fish Oil May Reduce Cancer Risk

ABC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil supplements may help reduce the risk of breast cancer, a new study suggests. The findings, though preliminary, are v...

What Secrets Don't the Fish Oil Supplement Makers Want You to Know?

Chris Manthey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chris Manthey

Our tests have found that some fish oil pills have 70 times more PCBs in them than others, which might be good to know, particularly since they're hawking them to pregnant women and children.

Feed Your Brain with Super Fish

Dave Lieberman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dave Lieberman

It's hard to think of a food that has been more important to brain development throughout the course of human history than fish.

Why Kill-Free Meat Will Rock Your World

Jason Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jason Silva

Imagine if we never had to kill another animal to get meat. The reality is that in-vitro meat, creating laboratory animal tissue from stem cells, will usher in a new era.

Chia: Ancient American Superfood

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

Though we've all heard of chia pets, this tiny ancient black seed is a bonafide nourishing food crop. It's considered an energy tonic that enhances joint activity and sexual health.

Change Your Life With Chia

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

With no cholesterol, simple sugar or gluten, and high in nutrients, chia seeds are nature's perfect food. Since using chia seeds in my diet, I've seen incredible changes in my athletic performance and energy.

Food For A Good Mood

Elizabeth Somer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Somer

Dieting, skipping meals, or eating erratically can lower blood sugar, with symptoms such as weakness, irritability, and fatigue. As a result, the body runs out of energy.

How To Choose Healthy, Ocean-Friendly Fish | Denise Mann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Salmon, tuna, and other fish are loaded with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, so they must be good for you, right? Not so fast--some types of fish h...