Serving Suggestions FOR KIDS!

  Have you tried our Omega-3 supplements FOR KIDS? They are delicious on their own, but we’ve found some more delicious ways for kids to get their essential nutrients! Parents and kids love our new Omega-3 liquids because they are so easy to take! Kids like them served on a spoon or simply added to […]

Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Two Critical Nutrients for Your Child’s Eyes

  Did you know that your child’s eyes develop and mature over childhood just like the rest of the body? Of course, children need good vision to learn reading, writing, arithmetic and for playtime and sports, but today’s world is also full of screens – computer, TV, and cell phone – for which eye health and good […]

Helping Your Child Build Strong & Healthy Bones

  As a good parent, you want your child to have strong, healthy bones. Having healthy bones over a lifetime begins in childhood because this is when strong bones are built. In fact, if significant bone mass isn’t developed in childhood, bones are weak and fractures become a problem. Research also indicates that having weak and brittle bones […]

AREDS2 Cognition Study Response

A large, nationwide, government-funded clinical trial designed to measure the effect of select nutrients on visual function – specifically age-related macular degeneration – recently reported that 1,000 mg of EPA and DHA omega-3 a day did not slow loss in cognitive decline. The other nutrients didn’t show benefit, either. I don’t get why they thought […]

EPA and DHA omega-3s may help people with regular headaches

Background: Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are integrally involved with brain function and cellular health. They work in cells (e.g., nerve cells, red blood cells) but they are also the source of “ingredients” that make other important compounds. These other compounds have diverse functions in the body, some of which are related to managing headaches. […]

Fish Oil Supplementation Improves Muscle Mass and Strength in Healthy, Older Men and Women

Current Research: June 2015 Brief Summary of Findings: During middle age, muscle mass declines at a rate of about 0.5-1% per year. Loss of muscle mass is associated with higher risk of falling, disability, longer hospital stays, and inability to carry out daily activities in older age.  A 6-month, double-blind, randomized control in 60 healthy […]

What Does Science Say? Bioavailability of Triglyceride vs. Ethyl Ester Forms of Fish Oil

by Chris Speed, MND APD, April 2015 Introduction Some sellers of fish oil products make superiority claims about the TG form of fish oil, compared to the EE form. This paper reviews current science on the bioavailability of omega-3s in human health  Background Triglycerides are a form of dietary fat. Most fats in foods—vegetable oils, […]