10 Tips to Better Understand Omega-3

10 Tips to Better Understand Omega-3

Omega-3 has been a hot buzzword in the food space for the better part of the last decade. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that omega-3 is important for a healthy diet. But not all omega-3′s are created equal. Which … Continue reading

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Partially vs. Fully Hydrogenated Oils [for Dummies]

Partially vs. Fully Hydrogenated Oils [for Dummies]

We all know trans-fats are bad, and if you’ve been following this blog, you also know that if partially hydrogenated oil appears in a product ingredient list, that means it contains trans-fats. But what about FULLY hydrogenated oils? What you … Continue reading

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Total Plus Omega 3 Cereal. Three Plus Tsp of Sugar Too!

Total Plus Omega 3 Cereal. Three Plus Tsp of Sugar Too!

Have you seen the commercials for Total Cereal with Omega-3? Amber did, and she emailed us asking for an opinion: As I was watching television last night, a new commercial came on for Total cereal with Omega-3… I immediately thought … Continue reading

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Confused about Omega-3?

Confused about Omega-3?

Consumer interest in omega-3 is not as high this year as it was in the 2005-2007 time frame. Perhaps it’s because we’ve been inundated by so many omega-3 messages on the news, web, and supermarket that most of us have … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday: Flaxseeds

Superfood Sunday: Flaxseeds

Image via Wikipedia If you are looking for an easy way to boost your omega-3 consumption, start using flax seeds on a daily basis. Just 2 tablespoons of ground flaxseed contain more than 100% of the daily value for omega-3 … Continue reading

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