There are two important concepts to understand when it comes to fat consumption. Having a healthy Omega-3:Omega-6 ratio is important for controlling inflammation in the body and regulating metabolism (1). Also, your brain and the myelin that surrounds your nerves is primarily made of fats.
Consuming highly processed vegetable oils contributes to disease by neglecting both important concepts.
More Veggies Please!
Grandma was right — eating your vegetables is one of the best things you can do for your health. Science tells us over and over again that consumption of vegetables, especially those leafy greens, is associated with a lower risk of chronic disease (especially cardiovascular disease) and better mental health!
Foods For The Immune System
As temperatures get cooler, do you want to know how to optimize your immune system? Discover some of the best foods for immunity support and which supplements you might want to take. The right foods can help you avoid falling victim to colds and flu this year!
Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?
Are you near a AA battery? If so, pick it up and feel its weight.
That’s roughly how much of the mineral magnesium you have in your body – about 25 grams, or a little less than an ounce. Magnesium has many health benefits, and plays a vital role in many bodily functions, yet it gets almost no press compared to its more famous buddies, iron and calcium.