Blog/Overall Health

The Best Vitamins for Brain Function

By Dr. Karen Vieira Ph.D. The brain is the body’s control center, therefore, maintaining optimal health in this vital organ is important to your overall well-being. Exercising regularly, eating nutr...

The Skinny on the Fats We Eat

Sometimes dietary fat gets a bad rap, but the truth is we need fat to give us energy, help us build structures in the body, and absorb vitamins. In fact, there are some types of fat we literally canâ€...

Nutrition & Health Information for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

Breastfeeding is widely accepted as the most complete form of nutrition for infants, providing a wide range of benefits for better growth and development. Breast-fed children are also more resistant t...

Four Tips for a Healthy Brain

#1 – Reduce Stress We all know that being stressed out can cause us to lose our ability to focus or remember details, but what you may not know is that the effects of stress hormones on the brain la...

How Junk Food Damages Your Brain

Garbage in, garbage out: how junk food can damage your brain, and what you can do about it. Decades of research show that eating junk food is harmful for a variety of reasons. Not only can junk food c...

What is the Omega-3 Connection with Anti-Inflammation

Omega-3 has been shown to be an essential fat that is needed in the human diet. While it can be found in plants and nuts, animal sources such as fish oil are more potent. Often, other omegas are ment...

Weight Gain and Inflammation

Researchers are beginning to understand more about the link between inflammation and weight gain. Inflammation in the body caused by allergies, arthritis, or other conditions stimulates the adrenal gl...

Are Omega-3s Good For Kids?

By now you know of the many health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, their widespread deficiency in the American diet and your body’s need for them. Like many, you’ve added a few servings of fish t...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids And The Mediterranean Diet

Picture a dinner in Greece…family and friends gathered around an outdoor table, laughing and enjoying a beautiful spread of local produce, seafood and wine. As it turns out, science is confirming wh...

Balancing Omega-3 and Omega-6 Better Health

Balance Omega-3/Omega-6s in your diet and turn your body into a powerful anti-inflammatory machine Omega-3 and omega-6 are types of essential fatty acids – meaning we cannot make them on our own and...
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