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Get Better Results With Omega-3s

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Whether you are an athlete in training, a dieter looking to maximize fat loss, or you find yourself concerned about losing strength as you age, weight training is important. As we tax muscles during strength training, we are actually creating damage to the muscles that must be repaired. As the tissue is damaged, cells produce

Reducing Knee Pain

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

The knee is not only the largest joint in the body, but it is also the most complex. It is made up of a complicated system of bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilages, and cushioning sacs called bursae. Because movement of the knee join is involved in almost every activity, and because it is made up of

What Makes Essential Fatty Acids So Essential?

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

All of the fats we eat are more scientifically known as fatty acids. These fatty acids are necessary for a variety of metabolic functions and are also used to build some tissues. Our amazing bodies can breakdown different types of fats and use the pieces to create compounds it needs. However, there are two types

Four Tips for a Healthy Brain

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

#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 last long after the stressful situation is over. Studies show that long term stress, caused by

Living with Joint Pain

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Millions of people around the world live with joint pain every single day. If you are experiencing pain from joint damage or other health problems, daily medication may provide some relief. However if you are concerned about side effects, or are interested in finding natural alternatives that may help you and your doctor reduce or

Understanding Triglycerides and What You Can Do to Keep Them in Check.

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Simply put, triglycerides are the main form of fat found in the human body. Some triglycerides come from fats in the foods we eat. Others are made in our livers from excess carbohydrates. Triglycerides are broken down and burned as fuel in cells, or are stored in fat cells so they can be used for

What is the Omega-3 Connection with Anti-Inflammation

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

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 mentioned in conjunction with omega-3s. The most commonly known may be omega-6. This fat is found in

Weight Gain and Inflammation

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

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 glands to produce hormones that cause insulin levels to climb. The higher levels of insulin in the bloodstream signal the body to store fat. This isn’t good

Are Omega-3s Good For Kids?

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

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 to your diet and started taking a high quality omega-3 DHA and EPA supplement. Unfortunately, many Americans aren’t like you.

The 5 Most Important Factors In Choosing A Joint Pain Relief Product

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

Sufferers of joint pain want to choose a joint pain relief product that works. Of course each joint pain relief product will claim it is the most effective and works better than all the other brands, but we all know that can’t possibly be true; all of them can’t be the best. In order to