The significance of emulsified oil is now being studied in fish and flax seed oil preparations. One of the conclusions reached is that “Pre-emulsification of the oil prior to ingestion reduces droplet size and enables improved lipolysis resulting in significantly improved absorption”*
The flax plant, Linum usitatissimum, is probably one of the most controversial foods when it comes to the essential fatty acid discussion. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian or omnivore, here are four important facts about flax you need to know.
Omega-3 fatty acids are a hot topic these days with more natural health supplement options and more food companies adding it to products like dairy, eggs, baby food, bread, pasta, and even beverages. Companies continue to research the best sources, forms and processes to provide a pure, concentrated, easy to digest and highly absorbable form of Omega-3.
You’ve heard of the numerous health benefits of green foods over the years, likely beginning with your mom when you were little. Greens aren’t a new fad or even an “optional” food group, but the incredible range of micronutrients contained within make them essential when it comes to good health.
We are now well into the winter months and perhaps feeling a little sluggish, moody or even depressed. Less sunlight and shorter daytime hours often keep our melatonin production higher and our serotonin levels low. So it’s natural to feel a little more tired and less energetic, but there are definitely things that we can...