Tag Archives: Omega-3 fats

Your Facebook questions answered: Fish oil supplements

  Enlightened Eater Facebook fan Linda Searle McCarthy  writes about how to decipher  labels on fish oil supplements. She says, “My husband came home with a different bottle of omega-3s than I usually get and in comparing the labels, I found more questions than answers. Webber Triple Strength Omega-3  says it has 1407 mg with […]

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Fresh Salmon Burgers

Here’s a very tasty omega-3-packed option for your Canada Day or July 4th barbecue. Fresh Salmon Burgers Makes 4 burgers Burgers: 6 tbsp   fresh whole grain bread crumbs (Process approximately one  slice of bread in the food processor to make crumbs.) 2 tbsp finely chopped shallots 1 egg 1 tbsp   fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp   […]

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Tuna and Sliced Pepper Pasta Salad with a Light Ranch Dressing

Here’s a   lip-smacking change from sandwiches and  a  delicious way to meet your protein quota at lunch.   Enjoy it with a glass of  low fat milk or yogurt for dessert for a bigger protein hit. As a timesaver, cook extra pasta at dinner and  chop the vegetables while the pasta is cooking. If you like […]

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The wisdom of mothers

This weekend marks Mother’s Day, a time when we pay tribute to those women who have always known best. Sorry Robert Young and those who were fans of his old TV show, Father Knows Best. This is all about Mom. The wisdom of the ages – just how is it that mothers were so smart […]

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5 smart strategies for a healthy endothelium

  Maintaining a healthy endothelium may indeed be the foundation to keeping your arteries in good shape yet it’s a tactic that’s all too frequently left out of the discussion about heart health. Here are  5 smart strategies  that may arm your endothelium with weaponry to fight off assaults: •    Go for healthy fats Research […]

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How’s your endothelium? The heart health element you should know about

When it comes to the link between affairs of the heart and nutritious eats, the goal is most often maintaining healthy arteries. But the endothelium is an important aspect that’s usually left out of the discussion – and it’s definitely one you should know more about. The endothelium is the lining of your blood vessel […]

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What’s the best defense for your vision – food or supplements

As with so many ills, the risk of conditions which can rob you of your vision rises with increasing age. And up there at the top of the list is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the elderly. While new treatments are currently being developed, prevention is key. Nutrition plays a […]

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Three top foods for protecting your vision

Now that spring is finally here, have you gone shopping for some brand new sunglasses? Are you vigilant about checking for their protection against UV light? Well, if you’re concerned about your peepers, then keep an eye on what you put on your plate. Accumulating research shows that enlightened eating may safeguard your vision and […]

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