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  • How to Take Omega 3 Supplement

    Omega 3 Daily Intake Recommendations

    How much Omega 3 per day you should get depends on your general health and the conditions you might have.

    Healthy adults should get about 500 mg of combined EPA and DHA. In addition to that, it is recommended to consume about 2 grams of ALA per day. You can do that by eating at least 2 portions of fatty fish per week and consuming enough Omega 3 rich oils,...
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  • Food Sources of Omega 3

    Omega 3 fats can be found both in animal as well as plant sources. There are 3 major types of Omega 3 fatty acids:

          Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

          Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

          Alpha linolenic acid (ALA)

    EPA and DHA are fats that we get from animal-based products, such as fish, fish oil, grass-fed meat, eggs, and so on....
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  • Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Their Health Benefits

    What Are Omega 3 Fatty Acids

    Omega 3 Fatty Acids are special kind of fats that can be found in certain animal products (mostly fish and krill oil) and plant sources (vegetable oil).

    Omega 3 are also called essential fatty acids. There are 2 reasons for that.

    First, they are that important – essential - for the normal functioning of your body. They play a lead role in the health of your...
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  • How to Take a Turmeric - Curcumin Supplement

    Turmeric is the primary food source of the antioxidant, curcumin. However, curcumin content in turmeric is low, so ingesting turmeric is not enough to get maximum health benefits from curcumin. Also, curcumin gets metabolized by the liver and the gut quickly and eliminated from the body fast. This means only small doses of curcumin get to the target tissues to do its job.

    Several pharmaceutical companies...
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  • Choosing The Best Turmeric (Curcumin) Supplement For Your Needs

    Turmeric and Curcumin

    Turmeric is a well known spice from India that has a long history of use as a medicinal herb. Most of the healing properties of turmeric come from its active ingredient called curcumin and its derivatives curcuminoids

    In typical turmeric root we can find between 2% and 5% of curcumin. These are obviously fairly low percentages. That is why consuming unprocessed turmeric...
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  • A Problem With Curcumin Supplementation And How To Solve It

    Curcumin has plenty of amazing health benefits. However, eating curry or juicing turmeric every day isn’t enough to take advantage of curcumin’s full healing potential. Using curcumin as a health supplement is a little tricky, but there are some techniques that you can use to maximize its positive effects on the body.

    Low Levels Of Curcumin In Turmeric

    Turmeric is the top food source of curcumin...
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  • Health Benefits of Turmeric

    Turmeric has a number of health benefits that have been known in Southern and East Asia for many years. Most people in India use turmeric to treat a variety of illnesses, ranging from simple wounds to Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. In China, this ginger-like root crop is also used as medicine for cough, colds, and even leprosy. While there are a number of modern cures available for these diseases, it is still...
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