Surprising Facts and Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Surprising Facts and Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega 3 fatty acids have some health benefits that are quite surprising! Omega 3s are ‘essential’ fatty acids, meaning that they are essential for health but are not produced by the body – they must be obtained from food. They are also polyunsaturated fats because they are made up of many double bonds. There are …read more

Omega 6 to Omega 3 Fatty Acid Ratio - Why Is It So Important?

Omega 6 to Omega 3 Fatty Acid Ratio – Why Is It So Important?

Lately, many people seem to have become aware of the need to consume healthy omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids. Nutritionally speaking, omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids are very important, and it is a complex subject. There is a lot of information on the internet about it – much of it confusing, …read more

Oils and Fats for Health and Wellness

Oils and Fats for Health and Wellness

  There is a great deal of confusing information these days about oils and fats, which leads to several questions, such as:  “Which ones are healthy, which ones aren’t?”  “How do I know I am getting the right amount of fat in my diet?”  “Which fats and oils are safe for cooking?”  “Even the labels …read more

Coconut Oil Controversy

Coconut Oil Controversy

  There is so much information swirling around coconut oil  – much of it contradictory.  So what is the real truth about coconut oil – is it beneficial or is it harmful?  That’s a good question – I’m so glad you asked!  I’ve done some research on the subject so let’s take a closer look …read more

Fats: Good or Bad??

Fats: Good or Bad??

Are you confused about which fats are ‘good fats’ and which fats are ‘harmful fats’?  You’re not alone! There is so much media hype these days about all types of fats – it’s hard to keep the facts straight!  While all fats, even good fats, need to be used in moderation – here are the …read more