Omega 3: Why Fats Are Friends Not Foes

There’s a seemingly endless battle in the Western world to overcome fatigue, stress, and disease. Our food used to give us plenty of energy; it sustained our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing and enabled us to carry out the necessities of life without the need for us to succumb to a vending machine chocolate bar and double-shot coffee a...
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Does the Omega-3/Omega-6 Ratio Really Matter After All?

No doubt you’ve heard about omega-3 and omega-6, but your knowledge of them and how much you should take in may not extend beyond the actual names. There has been a single message permeating through the health industry with regard to these two types of fats in recent years. Omega-6 fats have an inflammatory effect on the body. This is fine in...
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The Paleo Diet and the Role of Supplementation within it

The Paleo Diet takes us back to the times of cavemen. If you follow this diet you’re essentially following the same diet your ancient ancestors used to follow. They didn’t have the vast amount of choices we have today when it came to food. Their diet was limited (if that’s the word, since it covers quite a lot) to meat and poultry, nuts and seed...
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Omega 3 Benefits: Fatty Acids and Diabetes

When it comes to our overall health and fitness, it’s safe to say that what we eat, and indeed the amount we eat, can have a direct effect on our health. Take sugar for instance. Consuming large amounts of sugar is a recipe for disaster, as diets rich in sugar are one of the main causes of diabetes. Diabetes is basically a condition in which t...
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