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The Skinny on Fats

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are essential because the body cannot synthesise them… they must be provided from the foods we eat. Omega-3 and omega-6 are the two EFAs. Contrary to popular belief, omega-9 is not an EFA. All three omegas are Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs). Omega-3 has a beneficial effect on the body. It is… Continue Reading

The Arch-Enemy: Inflammation

While a critical and necessary part of our immune system, inflammation is the root cause of many chronic conditions that plague the modern western world. Heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s, arthritis… all share chronic inflammation as a main ingredient. Cholesterol. The culprit of heart disease. Did you know that one half of all heart attack patients… Continue Reading