Mood boosting foods are no myth – from fruits and veggies to dark chocolate, certain foods can help you feel good while being good-for-you. And now you can add to that list foods rich in those important Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Depression Recent research shows that intake of Omega-3 fatty acids… Continue Reading
What Vitamins and Supplements Should I Take?
by David H. Rahm, M.D. Q: If I took every supplement that I read about, I would be taking dozens of nutrients. How do I know what dietary supplements I should take? In the 30 years I’ve practiced medicine, this is one of the most commonly asked questions I hear from patients. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading
Salmon with Mango Salsa
4 Servings Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds wild salmon filet, cut into 4 pieces 1 Tbsp butter Salt and freshly ground black pepper Juice from ½ lemon Mango Salsa: 1 mango, peeled, pitted and diced 1 red bell pepper, cored and diced 1 kiwi, peeled and cut into small pieces 1/4 small red onion,… Continue Reading
You Need This Nutrient for Heart Health
February is when we think of matters of the heart – heart disease, that is. It’s American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association wants to remind us that cardiovascular disease remains the single greatest cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. “Researchers found that long-term omega-3 consumption was associated… Continue Reading
Your Guide to Healthy Summer Hair
Just like your skin needs to be prepared for summer, you need to prep your hair for warmer weather. Follow our tips to make sure your hair looks its best all summer long. Get Summer-Ready with a Trim Getting a trim at the start of summer will get rid of any damaged or split ends… Continue Reading
Top 10 Tips to Find the Best Omega-3s
The unsaturated essential fatty acids known as Omega-3s confer a number of health benefits. However, obtaining the recommended amount of Omega-3s just through foods can be difficult. Taking an Omega-3 supplement can cover gaps in your diet. But, what makes a good Omega-3 supplement and which one should you take? Learn all you need… Continue Reading
Should I Take Fish Oil or Flax Seed Oil Supplement?
By David H. Rahm, M.D. Q: I’ve heard about the benefits of taking Omega-3s but I’m not really sure if I should take flax seed oil or fish oil. Or, if I should take both supplements? Flax seed oil and fish oil belong to a class of supplements called Omega-3s. Taking an Omega-3… Continue Reading
(Linum Usitatissimun) Flax seed is also known as common flax or linseed. Its scientific name Linum usitatissimun means “most useful” and is appropriate based on the wide range of uses for this plant. Flax seeds grow on the flax plant and thrive in cold climates. The plant was first introduced to Canada in… Continue Reading
Physicians Likely to Use & Recommend Supplements
Nutritional supplement use is relatively common among physicians and when they recommend these products to their patients, they tend to do so for reasons related to their specialty, according to a study published in the March 3rd issue of Nutrition Journal. This study reported on the findings from the second of a series of… Continue Reading