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How To Choose An Omega-3 Fish Oil

              BENEFITS TO CONSIDER – Taking fish oil has numerous benefits and plays an important role in health. That’s because the omega-3 in fish is high in two essential fatty acids crucial to our health: eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA.) EPA is the most beneficial oil and is […]

Omega-3 Supplements May Slow Biological Aging

A new study shows that taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements can change the balance of oils in the diet resulting in a reduction of a biological process associated with aging. The Ohio State University research confirmed that participants who took omega-3 supplements for four months altered a ratio of their fatty acid consumption and helped […]

Omega-3s May Help Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

A recent research shows that consuming foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may guard against Alzheimer’s disease. The study author Yian Gu, an associate research scientist with the Taub Institute for Research in Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain at Columbia University in New York City says that previous studies showed the Mediterranean diet, characterized […]

More Potential Benefits from Omega-3s

Omega 3 supplements continue to be one of the top selling items at Lucky Vitamin. Several studies often reinforce the existing benefits from omega-3, but now recent reports are also finding additional benefits. Omega-3 fats may help reduce cancer-related fatigue as a study concluded that breast cancer survivors who eat a healthy dose of omega-3 […]

Milking Omega-3s

Omega-3 fatty acids aren’t just for you; your kids need them, too. A daily dose of these “good fats” will promote brain, nervous system and retina development.  But, how do you get them to take it? You’d rather not start WWIII by placing another vitamin next to their cereal bowls, and it would be easier […]

Oh My, Omega-3s. What Can’t You Do?

By now, we’ve all, at least, heard of omega-3 fatty acids. They are a well-loved source of health, reducing inflammation, excessive blood clotting, artery hardening and the amount of fat in your bloodstream. They are thought to help combat depression, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, fatigue, dry/itchy skin, brittle hair and nails, and joint pain.  […]

The Fat Battle: Omega-3 Fatty Acid

You’ve heard of omega-3 fatty acids by now, but do you know the difference between all of the variations?  Does it matter which you take, or from what source it comes?  Is it really as important to your diet as some experts say?  All of these questions and more surround the popular omega-3 debate.  Three […]

Feeding the Littles: First Foods

                        “So, when are you starting him/her on solids?” is a question posed (over and over…) to most new parents. For many, it’s a question that can conjure some unexpectedly anxious feelings. After all, where do you begin? We know how overwhelming these early […]

5 Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Few products fit the label of “superfood” as well as Chia seeds do. These incredible seeds from the plant Salvia Hispanica are a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants and are known to provide energy, vitality and much more. Let’s understand a little more about this wonderful food with 5 health benefits of Chia seeds. 1. Antioxidants […]

What Are Superfoods?

Superfoods have been a hot topic for many years but yet some people still have a difficult time with the overall definition. What are superfoods? Which ones can be considered superfoods and which ones are not part of the group? Superfoods can be simply described as all foods that are rich in nutrients. Most of these […]

Sunflower vs. Safflower

Sunflower and safflower. Similar names but they are not the same thing. They do have one thing in common: both oils offer excellent health benefits. Used as cooking oils in cultures around the world, both are polyunsaturated oils, rich in essential fatty acids such as omega-3 and omega-6, and considered healthier options than many other […]

3 Great Fish Sources of Omega 3

Fish is known as an excellent source of omega-3s but it’s important to remember that some types of fish contain more omega-3s than others. Omega-3 fatty acids, specifically EPA and DHA, are found in fatty fish and are good for your heart and your health as they can lower your risk of heart disease mainly by lowering […]

Muesli: Healthy or Not?

There are plenty of alternatives for a healthy breakfast but some foods are often a reason for the endless debate: are they really healthy or not? Muesli is one of them. Muesli is often regarded as a healthy breakfast cereal but some people may beg to differ. Normally made up of oats, flakes, nuts, and […]

5 Supplements for Muscle Recovery

Exercising is fun and great for your health but one common problem seems to slow down people’s physical activities. We are talking about muscle pain. This inconvenient, sometimes dangerous, issue can not only reduce or fully stop your exercise routine but also lead to serious injuries. Proper physical exercise is essential to maintain muscle health […]

New Brands Showcase: Lawless Jerky

Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce a premium brand of healthy snacks to our customers: Lawless Jerky. Lawless Jerky offers 100% grass-fed beef snacks created for the inspired “snacker” who values quality. Handcrafted with top-quality ingredients and without artificial additives or preservatives, Lawless Jerky is loaded with more intense flavors with a soft texture and […]