Omega 3's: 8 Vegetarian Ways To Sneak More Into Your Diet By Elizabeth Nolan Brown for Blisstree.com Everywhere you look these days, health experts are touting the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, a type of polyunsaturated fat that could help lower blood pressure, prevent heart disease, treat depression and boost brain health. The most commonly named sources are oily fish or fish oil supplements. But while fish is the most common dietary source, there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan ways to get your omega-3's. Click through the slideshow below for eight of these sources, including flaxseed oil, chia seeds and purslane. Most of these vegetarian sources, I should note, are made up of a type of omega-3 fatty acid known as alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
Blog of Ashley Charlebois, Vancouver dietitian No matter what time of day, we do need food to fuel us. Whether your goals are achieving optimal performance, weight loss, muscle building, energizing your life – prioritize food as much as you would your workout, training session, or even competition/race. Early morning workouts in particular seem to pose an extra challenge. If You Do Nothing Else to Get Healthy, Do These Three Things Everyone needs a foundation, no matter what they are struggling with, and there are three steps to creating a healthier life recommended for everyone. I often get asked this question: If I had to give a few pieces of advice to people to live a more healthy life, what would they be? This is actually a hard question, because as a functional medicine doctor I believe in personalized medicine. What you need depends on where you are starting out, and there are no cookie-cutter solutions.
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Chow-to: Stop worrying and love your kitchen timer Is it just me, or has the cachet of the home-cooked meal really skyrocketed lately? For most of us, shopping seasonally, taking a plant-centric approach to ingredients, and cooking from scratch have long been the only real ways to make a dent in the environmental impact our food has without going into debt. Lately, though, sustainable food advocates have begun really homing in on the cooking part of that equation. (It’s about time — we may all be alone in our separate kitchens, but at least we’re talking to one another.)
Mindful Eating — Studies Show This Concept Can Help Clients Lose Weight and Better Manage Chronic Disease March 2013 Issue Mindful Eating — Studies Show This Concept Can Help Clients Lose Weight and Better Manage Chronic Disease By Cheryl Harris, MPH, RD Today’s Dietitian Vol. 15 No. 3 P. 42 Linda sat at a table with a piece of rich, dark chocolate in front of her. 12 Reasons Why Apple Cider Vinegar Will Revolutionize Your Health Recently, one of my good friends shared with me her story of how she cured her eczema naturally using apple cider vinegar (ACV). Since she was a young girl, her skin would break out in painful, itchy rashes which she would treat with doctor prescribed and recommended steroid creams. However, these creams had a detrimental effect on her skin over time, and eventually she had to stop using them, being left to deal with the extremely uncomfortable disease. Her quality of life was almost always compromised, admitting to me that she found it difficult being present while living with the ailment. After doing some research, she came across people`s personal stories about how they cured their eczema and psoriasis with a simple solution of ACV.
Five packaged foods you never need to buy again What did you resolve to do this year? Eat healthier? Avoid processed foods? What do we eat? New food map will tell us what we buy at stores and what we consume CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Do your kids love chocolate milk? It may have more calories on average than you thought. Same goes for soda. Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating. Part of the uniqueness of the database is its ability to sort one product into what it really is — thousands of brands and variations.
How to Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk Naturally By Dr. Mercola According to estimates by the American Cancer Society, about 232,300 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, and about 39,600 will die from the disease.Dr.