Omega-3 Fatty Acids & the Important Role They Play

Omega-3 Fatty Acids What are omega-3 fatty acids explained in simple terms? Omega-3 fatty acids (omega-3s) are polyunsaturated fats that perform important functions in your body. Your body can’t produce the amount of omega-3s you need to survive. So, omega-3 fatty acids are essential nutrients, meaning you need to get them from the foods you … Read more

Mercury levels in canned tuna could spike to ‘dangerous’ levels

If it’s not in retrograde then it might be in your canned tuna. Some forms of canned tuna contain “unpredictable” spikes of mercury, suggesting pregnant women should avoid consuming it as it could pose a risk to their unborn child, according to a study released by Consumer Reports. The organization tested 10 canned tuna products, … Read more

Omega-3’s and Toxic Heavy Metals in Tuna, Salmon & Sardines

Best and Worst Tuna, Salmon and Sardines? ConsumerLab Tests Reveal Amounts of Omega-3s and Toxic Heavy Metals in Canned and Packaged Fish White Plains, New York, July 10, 2020 — Canned and packaged tuna, salmon and sardines can be an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, but some may also be contaminated with toxic heavy … Read more