Tag: International Fish Oil Standards

Heart of Perfect Health Fish Oil Recommendations

In my new PBS special, Heart of Perfect Health, I tell viewers to look for four things in a fish oil supplement: 1000 mg of Omega-3 per softgel Enteric coating IFOS (International Fish Oil Standard) seal for purity, potency, and freshness Added Vitamin D 1000 mg Omega-3. There are many fish oil products on the market and many of them,…

Fish Consumption in Children—Watch the Mercury

Renew You Challenge Let’s start this week off right! Here is your newest weekly challenge (I mean opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. You could even add it to your calendar. Join us!  Fish is the really the best source of the beneficial omega-3 fats…

Omega-3s for Mama and Babe

  Omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil are high in EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). These fatty acids have been associated with heart health, joint health, brain health, gut health… the list goes on and on. The two often go hand in hand, and for most conditions, researchers don’t know the perfect ratio of EPA to DHA. But…

Eat More Fish or Take More Fish Oil—One or the Other

Here is your newest weekly challenge (I mean, opportunity!) to help set you off on the right foot and in the right direction for bringing health to your week. You could even add it to your calendar. Join us! With the new release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans comes the recommendation to eat more fish. This is not surprising,…

Gone Fishin’? There’s Mercury in Your Catch!

Notable News – I love fish. It’s one of those great sources of lean protein that you can eat and really feel like you’re doing something healthy for your body, but when I heard the results of a recent U.S. Geological Survey, the first word that came to mind was “Yikes!” USGS experts tested fish from freshwater streams across the…