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Using Fish Oil for Total Body Fitness

Yep – in addition to the many well-known benefits of fish oil, it can also help you achieve your fitness goals. Research has shown that the two main omega-3 fatty acids from from fish; EPA and DHA, supports metabolism, a healthy inflammatory response, and even aid weight loss! Why You Need Fish Oil There are […]

Shape Up For Summer

As summer is just around the corner, it is a great time to review your current health routines and determine if any improvements could be made. So we thought we would list a few healthy inspirational tips for living the good life this summer! Stress Less Stress is a normal response, but can become an […]

Fish Oil Assists In Reducing Nicotine Cravings

Fish oil supplements reduce cravings for nicotine and even the number of cigarettes that people smoke a day, according to a new study conducted at the University of Haifa. “The substances and medications used currently to help people reduce and quit smoking are not very effective and cause adverse effects that are not easy to […]

How Collagen Can Help with Joint Pain and Arthritis

Winter can play havoc with our joints and many Arthritis sufferers will tell you that their joint pain is heightened during the colder months. The joints in the knees, hips, toes, shoulders, fingers, wrists and elbows are all examples of synovial joints. A synovial joint is the connection between two or more moveable bones, whose […]

Omega-3s and Heart Health: The Strongest Evidence to Date

Omega-3 levels were associated with living an extra 2 years, according to a recent study from the Harvard School of Public Health and University of Washington. Because few interventions substantially influence your lifespan later in life, this study demonstrates that it is more important than ever to consume omega-3. The ground-breaking study found that omega-3 fatty acids, […]

What Does ‘Boat To Bottle’ Actually Mean?

As part of Nordic Naturals commitment to delivering the world’s safest, most effective omega oils, they control every step of the production process—from catch, to manufacturing, to bottling, to shipping. For each and every bottle, Nordic Naturals go beyond industry standards to deliver one of the purest, safest omega-3 fish oils on the planet. From […]

A Big Fat Statement

“Brain and heart disorders resulting from omega-3 deficiency are the biggest challenges to the future of humanity.” This is a unanimous consensus statement from the Global Omega-3 Summit on Nutrition, Health and Human Behaviour – Bruges, Belgium 2011. Pretty serious stuff, hey? Stuart Tomc, CNHP, Global Educator for Nordic Naturals, has added; “Failing to correct the […]

Ask an Expert with Stuart Tomc

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are polyunsaturated fats that our bodies need but cannot produce. Therefore, they must be consumed through food or supplements. There are three types of EFAs: omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9. So what are the benefits to each? In this post of ‘Ask an Expert’, we have put one of our most commonly […]

Keep Dad Healthy This Father’s Day

With Father’s Day upon us, many of us will be out celebrating the dads in our family. It’s a good time of the year to think about the stresses dads may be under and what they might need to help boost their overall health and wellbeing. In today’s world there are many pressures presented to […]

Make Good Fats Your Friend

We all eat a wide variety of fats every day—salad dressings, snack foods, breakfast meats, baked goods made with shortening or butter. Understanding the world of fat can be challenging because too much of some fats can cause problems while others are essential to good health. What does this mean for you? Teaming up with […]

5 Time-Tested Remedies to Stave off the Flu

Follow these simple time-tested remedies to beat the cold or flu this winter! 1. Cod Liver Oil:  Cod liver oil has long been used as a natural, effective remedy for illnesses that are common during cold and flu season. Many studies have shown that the omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) found in cod liver oil supports […]

Guide to Understanding high quality Research

For many readers, one of the most challenging aspects of research published in academic journals is understanding whether or not a particular study is of good quality. Even professional scientists debate the strengths and weaknesses of most published studies. We have also seen some media stories that contain contradicting information (such as the fish oil and […]