Saturday, June 09, 2018 by: Isabelle Z. Tags: Alzheimer's, Blueberries, brain health, cognitive decline, cognitive function, dementia, Fish Oil, food science, nutrients, superfoods, supplements (Natural News) Brain health is on everyone’s minds these days. Even if you haven’t had to deal with the heartbreak of dementia in your family yet, you’ve probably heard just how likely it is that you or someone you love will eventually be hit by it. It’s no surprise, then, that we are constantly being bombarded with news stories about what you can do to protect your brain. Two foods that come up time and time again are blueberries and fish oil, so should you consume both of these every day to avoid dementia? The answer, surprisingly, is no. In a new study, researchers from the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center set out to determine whether consuming both fish oil and blueberry supplements could cause significant improvements in terms of brain … [Read more...] about Take fish oil OR blueberry powder for better brain health
Why fish oil is good for you
iStock: Tuned_InFrying fish is one of the oldest and most widely used cooking methods. Not only is frying fish fast, but for many, the flavor and texture makes fried fish taste incredible.That being said, since fish is delicate, it can easily be overcooked, and your fish can become too greasy or leathery.Why? The type of oil you use can have a major impact on the fatty-acid profile of your fish, as well as produce toxic compounds during the frying process.In this article, we will explore the best oil for frying fish, how long to deep fry fish, and some general tips to help you cook the perfect fried fish.Choosing the Right Oil for Frying FishThe type of oil you choose for pan-frying fish or deep-frying fish can have a major impact on how the fish fries, and the texture and taste of the fish.When it comes to the best oil for frying fish, the right oil needs to be stable and high in nutrition. The following are two factors to consider when choosing the right oil for deep frying or … [Read more...] about Best Oils for Frying Fish: 6 Oils for the Perfect Healthy Fried Fish
STYLE & BEAUTY 04/20/2018 02:31 pm ET One dermatologist said she considers salmon to be a superfood for skin health. By Julia Brucculieri If you’re on a perpetual journey to healthy, glowing skin, skip the trip to Sephora, head to the seafood counter and get yourself some fresh salmon. Salmon is jam-packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which have been said to prevent certain cancers and even alleviate menstrual pain. If those health benefits aren’t enough to sway you to add more salmon to your diet, maybe the skin benefits will change your mind. “I consider salmon to be one of the superfoods for skin health,” Dr. Rachel Nazarian of Schweiger Dermatology Group in New York told HuffPost. She added that if there were absolutely no risks associated with eating too much fish (such as ingesting high levels of mercury), she would eat it every day “because that’s how good it is for your skin.” For … [Read more...] about Why Eating Salmon Is So Damn Good For Your Skin
The majority of Lauren Popeck’s patients want to lose weight.“They say, ‘I’ve tried everything and I don’t know why I can’t lose weight,’” said Popeck, who’s been a registered dietitian for nearly two decades and works at Orlando Health.Popeck doesn’t have a magic pill or diet for them. “Because all these diets out there don’t work for everybody,” she said.With four months into the year and our diet resolutions forgotten, we asked Popeck for some advice on how to get back on track the right way.The U.S. News & World Report recently came out with best diets rankings. DASH diet and Mediterranean diet were tied as No. 1 best diets overall. What’s your favorite diet?I recommend more of a Mediterranean style of eating. That means having a diet that’s low on saturated fats and sweets, and high on fruits and vegetables, whole grains, nuts and seeds, and it includes healthy fats like fish and olive … [Read more...] about Which diet is best for you?
Many studies have shown eating fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil supplements may have benefits ranging from heart health to mood boosters to brain development.Now a study suggests it may also help with asthma very early in life.Salina Rosario is a new mom who has had asthma and allergies for most of her life. "I'm allergic to animals, to dust, to pollen, everything. It's tough," Rosario said.More than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma. And about 60 percent have allergic asthma.A CDC report finds if a person has a parent with asthma, he or she is three to six times more likely to develop asthma than someone who doesn't.Rosario is concerned about those stats when it comes her 4-month-old son, Blaze."So far, thank God, he hasn't shown any symptoms yet," Rosario said.While Rosario is doing everything she can, including breastfeeding Blaze, which is linked to boosted immunity in babies, there's something else moms-to-be can do.A new study presented at the American Academy … [Read more...] about Fish oil may help pregnant women prevent asthma in their babies