Category Archives: Nutrition & Supplements

5 Reasons To Consider Taking Krill Oil Supplement

Many people are considering taking a Krill Oil supplement as part of their daily diet. Krill Oil is an omega-3 fatty acid that is sourced from tiny, shrimp-like crustaceans found in the cold waters of the Antarctic and Arctic oceans. While it’s not as widely known as fish oil, krill oil has been gaining popularity […]

Cut Back on These 4 Bone-Damaging Foods

 

As we age, it’s essential to take proper care of your bones. From dietary supplements to exercises that promote osteogenesis, there are many things you can add to your daily routine to maintain the integrity of your bones.

We’ve already talked quite a bit about revitalizing foods you can add to your diet, so today let’s ask the question:

Are there foods that I can cut back on to support bone health?

 

Take a look at these five foods that have demonstrated to be unhelpful to bone health when consumed frequently.

Micronutrients and Macronutrients: What’s the Difference?

Nutrition can get complex. Even a simple topic, like the difference between micronutrients and macronutrients, can be confusing. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be! Just remember: micro means small, and macro means big. Thus, macronutrients are the big energy-rich nutrients, whereas micronutrients are the small functional nutrients. Let’s take a look at each of these […]

What is the Keto Diet?

The Keto Diet is one of several extreme low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets popular today. Although most people know the Keto Diet as a means to drop weight, it started in the early 1900s as a therapeutic approach to managing seizures. The goal is to use certain food choices to stimulate the body to burn more fat. 

Krill Oil: What do you need to know?

Krill oil is a natural supplement that has been gaining popularity in recent years. This oil is derived from krill, small crustaceans found in the ocean. Krill oil is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for your health. Here are some things you need to know about krill oil before you decide if […]

What are EPA and DHA?

There are tons and tons of abbreviations and acronyms within the realm of health and nutrition. If you experience pain in your joints and increased stiffness in muscles, you may have stumbled across these nutrients in your research for ways to reduce inflammation.

Chances are your doctor has mentioned them by their more common name…omega-3 fatty acids!

It can get a little confusing and time-consuming to learn and remember even a fraction of them, but EPA and DHA are two that you’ll want to know for sure!

6 Foods contain the highest sources of Omega 3s

Did you know that omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients for a healthy, balanced diet? Learn which foods contain the highest sources of Omega 3s. Omega-3 fatty acids are big-time nutrients when it comes to several systems of the body working efficiently. To name a few: our musculoskeletal system (our joints, bones, muscles, and connective […]

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