Category Archives: nutritional supplements

Here Even More Evidence That Fish Oil Is Good for You

This article originally appeared on Time.com.

Doctors and health officials have long urged the public to eat more fish, since the healthy fats in fish—primarily from the omega-3 family—tend to lower risk of heart attacks and other heart problems. In … read more

What Is Spirulina?

This article originally appeared on CookingLight.com.

You probably never thought you would be adding algae powder from tropical lakes to your smoothies, but spirulina is becoming quite the popular addition for many health-focused eaters. Even though this superfood is in … read more

9 Science-Based Benefits of Niacin (Vitamin B3)

Niacin Chemical Structure Drawn On Notepad

9 Science-Based Benefits of Niacin (Vitamin B3)

Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, is an important nutrient. In fact, every part of your body needs it to function properly.

As a supplement, niacin may help … read more

Health Tip: Using a Food Diary

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(HealthDay News) — Keeping a food diary can help you lose weight by tracking everything you eat and then evaluating which foods you can do without.

Once you’ve entered everything you’ve eaten into your … read more

How Much Protein Do I Need?

Over the years, various so-called “high protein” diets have come in and out of fashion, either with the goals of weight loss or building muscle mass. Many people believe that a high protein diet is the most healthy choice, but … read more

Are There Really Any Health Benefits of Fish Oil Supplements?

I’m all about getting those omega-3s, but I’m not quite convinced that fish oil supplements are worth the money for the average healthy person. The fish oil hype comes from the fact that omega-3 fatty acids have been shown … read more