Tag Archives: omega 3

Fishin’ for Fish Oil?

Fishin’ for Fish Oil?

Q: What exactly is fish oil? A: We’re glad you asked! Fish oil is derived from the tissues of oily fish. The oil acts as a carrier for fatty acids, such as the ever-so-important omega-3s. EPA  (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic ac ...
Support for Memory & Brain Health

Support for Memory & Brain Health

We’ve all been there — hunting for misplaced keys, trying to recall the name of a person we just met, walking into a room and wondering why we entered in the first place. Forgetfulness happens. It comes with being busy, stressed or tired. ...
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 ...
Vitacost Super Cacao

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 a ...