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Are Flax Seeds Bad For You?

My disenchantment with flax began quite innocently a couple years ago. When a nutritionist suggested I increase my flax consumption, I thought it was a great idea. After all, wasn’t flax the new “supe…

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Do You Need Fish Oil for a Healthy Heart?

Do you take fish oil to support heart health? New research shows that plant-based omega 3s may be just as good at protecting your ticker. This is good news for vegans and vegetarians looking for om…

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

You’ve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat you’ll burn or whether…

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Build a Better Brain

By Sandra Kettle, Experience Life For all the thinking we do with the brain, we rarely think about it. The 3-pound mass of crevices and folds is always out of sight -- and too often out of mind. …

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Do These Foods Make You Smarter?

One of the reasons nutrition experts recommend eating fish twice a week is that they are a good source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fat that has heart-healthy benefits. (For vegans, there…

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