Weight Gain & Vitamin D

Women’s Weight Gain Linked to Vitamin D Lack Study finds 4 out of 5 older women lack vitamin D … and that lack was linked to extra weight gain by Craig Weatherby Vitamin D – often called the sunshine-and-seafood vitamin – is unlike its companion micronutrients.   It’s the only essential nutrient that exerts broad,…

Antioxidant Dark Chocolate Can Protect & Improve Brain Function

Dark Chocolate Affirmed as Brain-Booster Official French evidence review concludes that dark, antioxidant-rich chocolate or cocoa can protect or improve brain function and mood by Craig Weatherby Headlines touting the health benefits of raw cocoa – and extra-dark chocolate bars made from it – aren’t just hype.   While limited, the clinical evidence for dark…

Help the Campaign to Force Genetically Modified Food Labeling

Help the Campaign to Force GM Food Labeling California ballot initiative would require disclosure of genetically modified/engineered ingredients on the labels of foods sold there by Craig Weatherby The biggest problem with genetic modification of food crops isn’t the technology.   Gene splicing changes a plant’s genome much less than the crude methods used to…

Wild Salmon w/Blueberry Grapefruit Agave Cilantro Salsa

Wild Salmon with Blueberry Grapefruit Agave Cilantro Salsa This recipe came to us courtesy of the BC Salmon Council. Amy at the Minimally Invasive food blog picked it up from us, and contributed this great photo of the dish served atop asparagus. We like the idea of serving the salmon and salsa over greens (e.g., spinach or…

Omega-3s & Alzheimer’s

May 3, 2012 Omega-3s May Purge Alzheimer’s Plaque Diets rich in fish fats linked to lower blood levels of the brain-plaque proteins associated with Alzheimer’s by Craig Weatherby The idea that omega-3s from fish support brain health in middle-aged and older adults … even in younger people … keeps on accumulating evidence.   For example,…

Fish: Omega 3s and Human Health

The benefits of omega 3s in fish are amazing to health.  You must be an educated consumer and be sure you know your fish sources before buying.  With heavy metals and pollution at a high there are different grades of fish and knowing your source is very important.  Be sure you are getting the best,…

Salmon Oil

Salmon oil is rich in healthy omega 3 fatty acids. Healthy omega 3 fatty acids are considered to be an excellent way to boost up the HDL in the blood.  Salmon oil has proven to be amazing and extremely essential for health. Fish oil is considered to be valuable for human health because it is…