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Fish Oil and Omega-3 Health Benefits

In this Ask The ND, Dr. Wolf tackles Fish Oil. Our body can’t make all of the good fatty acids that it needs, so we need to get them from the foods we eat and the supplements we take. Learn about the different types of Fish Oil that help deliver the nutrients your body needs. […]

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 […]

DHA, EPA & ALA: How Much Do You Actually Need?

Omega-3 supplements are very beneficial to your health but some people may find a little complicated to understand all the abbreviations used on the products’ ingredients list. EPA, DHA and ALA. What do they stand for? Which food sources can you get them from? How much do you actually need? Let’s have a quick look […]

7 Protein Sources for a Plant-Based Diet

Starting a plant-based diet? Get ready for the inevitable question: where are you going to get your protein? Don’t worry. With so many great sources available, it shouldn’t be a problem to find a few foods that can fit into your new diet. Let’s look at 7 protein sources for a plant-based diet. 1. Spirulina […]

3 DIY Face Masks + Clear Skin Commandments

If asked, “what’s your largest organ?” it’s doubtful that “skin” would be in most people’s top 10 (or even top 100) guesses – but it’s true. And what you apply TO your skin can greatly affect not only how you look, but how you feel. Feel the glow by following our clear skin commandments… 1. […]

7 Things You Can Do To Ease Joint Pain

We often take the ability to move about freely for granted until joint pain flares up. When your daily life is constantly interrupted by sore wrists and creaky knees, finding fast relief is a top priority. Popping a pain reliever can make the pain bearable and help you power through the day, but relying on […]

Omega 3, 6 & 9: Your Essential Fatty Acid Guide

Some people may get confused when looking for omega-3 supplements as some products contain the term 3-6-9 on their labels. What’s the difference? Do we really need 6s and 9s or isn’t just the omega-3 enough? Understanding the omega 3-6-9 doesn’t have to be difficult. So, let’s present you a quick essential fatty acid guide. […]

Brain Food: Blueberry Spiru-Tein Smoothie

Still getting that morning brain fog, no matter how much coffee you slug? You might need an AM nutrition boost when caffeine alone isn’t cutting it. This smoothie is packed with raspberries, blueberries and acai berries rich in antioxidants that support memory. Walnuts and almonds contain omega-3 fatty acids for improved learning. Bananas that help […]

4 Surprising Health Benefits of Hempseed Oil

Can you think of a supplement which offers a variety of proven health benefits but it has yet to become popular in the United States? Hempseed oil comes to mind as this intriguing oil perfectly fits the label of a multi-purpose natural remedy. Hemp oil is still considered sketchy to some as its association with […]