Whether you have seen the word ‘Omega-3’ at the grocery store or read about it in an article (such as this one!), this word may not be new to you. These fats are often referred to as PUFA’s and considered to be “good fats” with an array of health benefits and we are constantly reminded that they are good for our health. But what exactly are these fats and how do they contribute to our health?
Omega-3 is the word given to a whole family of essential fats or “fatty acids” which serve important roles in our body. The parent omega-3 is called alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). ALA is an essential fatty acid for humans meaning that we need to get it from our diet since we cannot make it in our bodies. If you can picture it, from the smallest level of a cell in our body, omega-3s are embedded in the cell membranes, outside and inside the cell, being particularly rich in the cells of our brain, eyes, and heart.1 These fats play a structural role in our membranes and are used to provide important signal substances that balance and regulate our immune system. This in turn helps to ensure that our bodies inflammatory response remains controlled.1,2 Simply said omega-3s are absolutely vital to the structure and working of our bodies.Read More
John Miller, Scientific Advisory Board Director points to new scientific evidence on 3 specific omega-3s found in NeoLife Salmon Oil Plus.
It is well known that the NeoLife Scientific Advisory Board delivers leading edge science and product formulations long before mainstream science or other product manufacturers. It’s a fact! Once again that fact is showcased in leading edge research. This time it comes from the 11 May 2017 edition of the peer-reviewed journal Nutritional Neuroscience. That article points to the importance of three specific omega-3 fatty acids to brain health and function; ALA – alpha-linolenic acid, SDA – stearidonic acid and ETE – eicosatrienoic acid (also known as ETA(3)).Read More
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The word is out about all new NeoLife Omega-3 Liquid. Use this press release to share the exciting news about the FIRST and ONLY complete liquid Omega-3 supplement on the market!
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A very important lesson I have learned is that you can’t exercise your way out of poor nutrition.
People often ask me why they aren’t reaching their fitness and weight loss goals even when sticking to a good workout routine. Before answering, I usually recommend he/she start keeping a journal of what they are eating and drinking along with exercise and show me in a week.
Not surprisingly, this journal tends to reveal a pattern of justifying unhealthy eating habits with a little exercise and not enough nutrition. In this case I can follow up with the answer of ‘you can’t exercise your way out of poor nutrition!’ and then go on to point out what that person needs to cut out and what they should add to their diet. It doesn’t matter how hard you push yourself in the gym if you are eating poorly at home.