Natracure Blog — Omega-3 fats

Is Seafood the Answer to Joint Pain?

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[caption id="attachment_318" align="alignright" width="300"] Omega-3s are some of the most studied nutrients today.[/caption] For millions of years, our ancestors relied on seafood as one of their main food sources. Fish provided protein, and an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. Today, Omega-3s are some of the most studied nutrients, and most researchers agree that they are excellent for our hearts, brains, moods, and joints, especially for anyone suffering from arthritis. Read on to find out why you need Omega-3s, and how to select the best ones for yourself. What are Omega-3s? Omega-3 fatty acids are considered “essential fatty acids” because...

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Good Fats or Toxic Fats: Which Are You Eating?

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[caption id="attachment_85" align="alignright" width="240"] Eat healthy fats to fight inflammation[/caption] Are fats bad for you, or good for you? Depending on which expert you read, you may be hearing that saturated fats are terrible for your heart and arteries, or that you need more saturated fats. Low fat diets have been promoted for a long time, but new science shows that certain healthy fats are essential for our health. Fats, like other foods you eat, communicate with your genes. They send information to your cells that can turn on or turn off cell receptors in different ways. It’s not a...

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