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5 Ways to Get More Omega-3s

5 Ways to Get More Omega-3s

Interest in omega-3s continues to grow, and for good reason. Omega-3–an essential fatty acid found in algae and certain fatty fish, such as salmon, sardines and cod–has been scientifically associated with impressive benefits. These includ ...
A Lesson in the ABCs of EFAs

A Lesson in the ABCs of EFAs

As a mom, I’m always concerned about the health of my boys — but not just their physical fitness. With kids back in school, the focus is now on their mental toughness. You want to be sure they’re getting the nutrients their growing ...
CEO Corner: Vitacost Super Cacao

CEO Corner: Vitacost Super Cacao

It’s always good news when something you enjoy turns out to be better for you than you could have imagined. Such is the case with chocolate. Research has shown ““ and continues to show ““ that this rich, satisfying confection offers ...
The ABCs of DHA Supplementation for Babies and Children

The ABCs of DHA Supplementation for Babies and Children

It’s nearly impossible to flip through a parenting magazine without seeing handfuls of ads about products that contain DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid that occurs naturally in breast milk and is believed to support healthy b ...
How to Choose a Prenatal Vitamin

How to Choose a Prenatal Vitamin

If you’re thinking of getting pregnant, or already have passed that home pregnancy test with flying colors, you’ll want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to grow a healthy baby. That means quitting smoking and drinking, e ...