April 14, 2016

Sea-licious Omega-3 for a Lean Body

Research has found omega-3s to be powerful weight-loss agents, helping overweight individuals shed unwanted pounds. One twelve-week intervention trial studied the effects of omega-3s from fish oil in combination with aerobic exercise three times a week. Study participants were overweight and had metabolic syndrome. The results showed that the total proportion of fat in the…

April 12, 2016

Top Tips for a Healthy Heart with Sea-licious Omega-3

For prevention and general heart health, take 1 teaspoon (5 mL) of Sea-licious daily. For therapeutic use (elevated triglycerides), take 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of Sea-licious daily. As a dietitian, Karlene has counseled many individuals looking to improve their heart health. She recommends the following nutrition tips: Limit your intake of trans fats and red meat…

March 31, 2016

Balancing Act: Be Good to Your Children and Good to You

Prior to having babies, I didn’t give too much thought to a flight attendant’s safety instructions. “Secure your own oxygen mask before assisting someone else,” you’re always told during the emergency demonstration. When I became a mother, however, I bristled at the idea. My first instinct would be to immediately help my children before helping…