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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 […]

April Is National Autism Awareness Month

Autism awareness has come very far since it was first diagnosed in the 1940’s. Autism spectrum disorder or ASD is a term used for a group of complex disorders that develops early in childhood. It’s characterized by varying degrees of abnormalities in social interaction, verbal as well as non-verbal communication, and repetitive behaviors, interests or […]

Heart Healthy Smoothie Recipe

This heart-healthy smoothie is packed with vitamins and minerals to aid your circulatory system and overall health! Ingredients 1 cup coconut water 1 cup spinach 1/4 cup avocado 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 tbs chia seeds 2 tbs Barlean’s Liquid Fish Oil – Pina Colada 1 scoop Vega Protein & Greens Powder – Vanilla 1 […]

New Year, New Snacks

New Year, fresh start. If you are looking for changes in your life for 2016, switching from unhealthy snacks to healthy ones can be a great move. No more chips, candy, chocolate or anything high in sugar and low in nutrition. Go nuts, literally, as these natural, nutritional powerhouses are loaded with vitamins, minerals, protein […]

6 Natural Ways to Boost Metabolism

1. Omega-3 Omega-3 is one of the healthiest ways to speed up the metabolism as it balances blood sugar and reduces inflammation, helping regulate metabolism. It may also reduce resistance to the hormone leptin, which is linked to the fat burning process. Fish such as salmon, tuna, sardines, and herring are rich in omega-3 fatty acids […]

4 Tips For Healthy Hair

Hair coloring is supremely popular, especially for women. A study done by Clairol in 2008 revealed that 75% of American women dye their hair and that 88% of women feel their hair has an effect on their confidence. Although this study was done a number of years ago, just imagine what those numbers must be like […]

New Brand Spotlight: TurboPUP

Lucky Vitamin is happy to introduce a premium brand of nutritional bars designed especially for pets to our customers: TurboPUP. TurboPUP is a unique brand that offers a complete line of canine meal bars on the go. The company has crafted nutritional bars made with only all-natural, top-quality ingredients. These compact meal replacements are perfect […]

5 Health Benefits of Black Currant

Black currant is not as famous as other “healthy” berries but, just like blueberry and bilberry, this wild, deep red, purple berry offers a good number of health benefits. Also known as cassis berry, black currant (Ribes nigrum) is particularly high in anthocyanins, and is considered a rich source of both omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic […]

5 Tips for Winter Skin

Dry skin, chapped lips, cracked soles. Ugh! When winter weather hits, your skin can pay a steep price for the (even steeper) drop in temperature. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to help keep your skin feeling healthy and supple. Drink Up — Your skin is 64% water, so it really does […]