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Omega-3 Benefits

Best Natural Workout Recovery Supplements

Written by OmegaXL on June 6, 2016

By Dr. Karen Vieira Ph.D. Individuals who work out regularly and vigorously often experience muscle soreness. Sometimes the pain and discomfort is brief, while at other times it may last... Read more

The Skinny on the Fats We Eat

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

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 can’t live without. The main way fats are classified is based on whether they are solid or

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

Omega-3s Promote Good Heart Health

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

For those with severe artery blockages, procedures like angioplasty, stenting or bypass surgery may be lifesaving. However, these procedures involve cutting into and then repairing the arteries, and this can lead to excessive inflammation and cause the artery to form scar tissue. When severe, this scarring of the arteries can cause permanent disability or death

Understanding Cartilage Damage

Written by OmegaXL on May 15, 2014

There are three different types of cartilage within the human body, two of which are found in our joints. The first type, articular cartilage, is a slick, smooth surface on the ends of bones that helps them slide easily past each other when we move our joints. Fibrocartilage is a thicker, tougher substance that acts

What’s so Good About Fish Oil?

Written by OmegaXL on May 12, 2014

What’s so Good About Fish Oil? The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil are known as “good fats.” They are vital for human health and well being, but the body can’t make them; you have to get them through diet or through supplementation. For decades research has indicated that, not only are fish oil