Supplements 

Not all Omega-3s Created Equal, Find Out Which Are Inferior

Despite what you might have heard, not all Omega-3 fats are created equal. You likely know the importance of including Omega-3s into your diet. What you might not know is some of them just don’t perform. First let’s review what we know in regards to the benefits of Omega-3s for the human body. The American Heart Association has noted that… Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown in epidemiological and clinical trials to reduce the incidence of CVD (cardiovascular disease) Evidence from prospective secondary prevention studies suggests that EPA+DHA supplementation ranging…

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Disease 

Most Vegetarian Sources of Omega-3 Stink, Except This One

While nearly everyone seems to know about the importance of Omega-3s in the diet, most people don’t really know which ones they should be eating. The American Heart Association makes it pretty clear. The first and foremost Omega-3s you should be eating are from fish sources. In a statement in 2012 they noted:   Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown in epidemiological and clinical trials to reduce the incidence of CVD (cardiovascular disease) Evidence from prospective secondary prevention studies suggests that EPA+DHA supplementation ranging from 0.5 to 1.8g/d (either as…

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Weight Loss 

The Top 6 Reasons to Add Coconut Oil to Your Diet Today

In recent years, fat has been less under attack than ever before. Partially because studies have found many fats can actually be healthy for us, when consumed in the context of a proper diet that is. One of the most beneficial fats comes from coconut oil. Coconut oil is made up of MCTs, or medium chain triglycerides. These shorter fat molecules are easily broken down by the body for quick absorption and use, making coconut oil one of the best oils to use for cooking and baking. What we’ve done…

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Why Everyone Needs to Add Acetyl-L-Carnitine to Their Diet Today

Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and proteins are what give your body form, function, and structure One of the most important is Acetyl L Carnitine. This amino acid is formed from amino acids in your liver and your kidneys and brain and it can be found in virtually every cell inside of your body.  To say it’s an important element for life would be an understatement. The truth is L-Carnitine (the acetyl portion refers to the supplement form) has been shown to have a variety of positive effects on…

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