How Can Vegetarians Get Enough Omega-3 Fatty Acids?

omega 3 flax seedMany benefits of omega 3’s have become widely accepted and supported by scientific research. Studies show that omega-3 fatty acids can lower blood pressure and lower triglycerides. Omega 3’s can help people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis and reduce inflammation throughout the body. Reduced inflammation is believed to lower the risks of heart disease, cancer, and cognitive disorders. People who do not get enough omega-fatty acids can have poor circulation, fatigue, depression, and cognitive disorders.

These essential fatty acids (ALA, DHA, EPA) are called “essential” because they are necessary for the body to function normally. Therefore, it’s important our diets contain enough sources of omega-fatty acids. Two important omega 3’s, EPA and DHA, are primarily found in fatty fish such [Read more…]

Benefits of Natural Wheatgrass Juice

wheatgrass shotWheatgrass is a popular dietary supplement that packs a lot of vitamins and minerals in a small shot. Wheatgrass can be taken as a single “shot” on its own, mixed with water or juice, or blended into a smoothie. A type of young grass in the wheat family, wheatgrass has an incredibly concentrated amount of nutrients in a small amount of the fresh blades. Recognized as a powerful detoxifier and cleanser for the blood, wheatgrass is thought to support the immune system and organ functioning.

By alkalizing the blood and [Read more…]

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