Posts Tagged "omega-3"

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Omega-3 Krill Oil

Omega-3 Krill Oil

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Recently krill oil has been gaining popularity as a superior source of omega-3 fatty acids. But what exactly is krill oil and is it better than fish oil?   Krill are tiny shrimp-like crustaceans that live near Antarctica and are a staple food source for baleen whales and penguins. Oil extracted from these small sea creatures are being extracted and manufactured into capsules as a source of...

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Earth Balance

Earth Balance

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The newest addition to my kitchen pantry is Earth Balance natural buttery spread. Earth Balance natural buttery spread is a vegan butter replacement that is just as good, if not better, than the real thing! Earth Balance is a sister company to the well-known Smart Balance butter products. Earth Balance products contain no trans fat, hydrogenated oils, artificial flavors, or GMOs. They are...

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The Facts About Flax

The Facts About Flax

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Trying to get a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids but sick of dealing with fish oil capsules everyday? Flaxseed is the perfect alternative! These tiny seeds are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, phytoestrogen, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Sound too scientific for you? Don’t worry, you’ll be a flaxseed expert in no time! Flaxseed is extremely rich in omega-3 fatty acids....

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5 Foods to Make Your Skin Glow

5 Foods to Make Your Skin Glow

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How your skin looks on the outside is a reflection of what you put inside your body. The foods you eat can actually increase skin health and enhance the appearance of your skin. However, you have to choose the right foods. Therefore, Eat Chic has composed a list of foods for healthier and better looking skin! Try to incorporate any of these nutritious foods into your daily diet and see if you...

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Chi Chi Chi Chia!

Chi Chi Chi Chia!

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Chia is back! But not in the form of a sprouting green clay animal. Believe it or not, the seeds used to grow such plants are a great dietary supplement! Chia seeds are extremely high in omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, protein, antioxidants, calcium, and a number of vitamin and minerals! The Chia plant is native to Mexico and is grown commerically for its seeds. Chia seeds are a nutty-tasting,...