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Eating Plant, Seafood-Based Omega-3s Reduces Heart Attack Risk By Up to 10%, New Study Finds

Michael Lazar | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Lazar

If you want to help your heart, modifying your diet can go a very long way. According to a recent study that was published in JAMA, ingesting plant an...

The Academy of Nutrition And Dietetics Says You Should Eat More Of This Kind Of Fat

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sheryl Wood Updated nutritional guidelines recommend consuming 20 to 30 percent of your daily calories from fats. But the type of fat you e...

Recent Study Implicates Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Prostate Cancer: Is This Reliable Information?

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

This study does not tell us if these are valid concerns or not, and we can't make any meaningful conclusions from this new study. This study does NOT indicate that omega-3 supplementation or eating fish are a contributory factor in the prostate cancer equation for numerous reasons.

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...

What’s A Calorie? (And More Nutrition Buzzwords Defined)

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living

There are a lot of terms that get thrown around in health articles. But do most of us actually know what they mean? Of course you can use the word cal...

Omega-3 Deficient? How To Know, And Tips To Fix It

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 06.30.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

There has been a systematic depletion of omega-3 EFAs from the typical modern diet because of changes in food choices and in techniques of food processing.

How To Boost Your Mood With Food

DivineCaroline | SheSpeaks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's a fact: what we eat can have a direct effect on our mood. Have you ever noticed that after eating a big meal you are ready for a nap? Or after ea...

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.