Omega 3

 

3 SUPPLEMENTS THAT BOOST YOUR BRAIN FUNCTION – PART 1

Omega 3 Fats Did you know that the brain if the fattest organ in your body, consisting of at least 60% fat? This is why you may have heard that eating fish, particularly fatty fish  is good for your brain.  This is also because seafood in general is a great source of EPA and DHA […]

The Benefits of Walnuts and Walnut Gremolata

For the February blahs try something new in the kitchen.  Gremolata is a traditional Italian condiment with the main ingredients being Italian parsley, garlic, lemon zest, and coarse salt.  Other ingredients that may be added are olive oil, mint, anchovies, rosemary and/or sage.  It is usually served with veal but can also be served with […]

Warning! Sushi Can Be a Danger to Your Health

Recent research has linked sushi to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.  This warning comes from a study published in the Journal of Risk Research.  This is not good news!  But how can anti-inflammatory, so good for you salmon, mackerel and tuna (commonly found in sushi) cause such a warning?  Salmon, mackerel and the fatty […]
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Omega-3 and Beef

In an earlier blog (see Inflammation – An Epidemic posted on March 31, 2013) we discussed the importance of purchasing organic whenever possible to minimize our exposure to chemicals and reduce chronic inflammation in the body. When we purchase non-organic Canadian meat we are not only getting chemicals from the feed but also from medicines […]

Anti-Inflammatory Part 5 – Fats

This blog is fifth in a series on implementing an anti-inflammatory lifestyle (If you’d like to start at the beginning please see Inflammation – An Epidemic posted March 31, 2013).    The typical North American diet is full of inflammatory fat.  And I don’t mean the ‘bad’ saturated fat that you hear so much about […]

A Question From Cousin Ray – Part 2

The Second R…Repair (Continued from blog post Cousin Ray is Bloated, Again!, posted November 2, 2012) We’re happy to report that Cousin Ray is feeling better having identified his trigger foods and eliminating them from his diet.  But poor Ray has discovered that some of his favourite foods are causing him digestive complaints; wheat, dairy […]

Good Fats Behaving Badly

For some time now, government recommendations have encouraged an increase in all unsaturated vegetable fat and oil intake. In an effort to help the consumer choose quality, health-enhancing fats, we have
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