Why are the Omega-3's different in wild versus farm raised fish?
- Why is wild fish versus farmed fish different in Omega-3's?
- What is the benefit of Krill Oil?
- How or why does capsaicin help with arthritis?
- Why is kale now the most popular superfood?
- Wild fish is more lean than farmed fish, which means, directly, less protein.
- Farmed fish is fed antibiotics, PCB's, fire retardants, dye and numerous other chemicals.
- Wild fish is more expensive.
- Wild fish accounts for 10-20% of the salmon on the market.
- Omega-3 and 6's are essential fatty acids: our body doesn't make them.
- The typical American diet is full of Omega-6: corn, soy, peanut, and safflower oils. Omega-6, oxidizes LDL in the body (a real cholesterol threat). Omega-6 fats are pro-inflammatory.
- A higher ratio of Omega-3 : Omega-6 is desirable.
- Omega-3's come from fish, flax, algae, walnuts, and grass-fed meat.
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- Krill oil is higher in Omega-3's than regular fish oil.
- Certain kinds of krill oil have (in studies) been shown to reduce significantly inflammation from arthritis.
- Capsaicin is found in chili peppers - it is the "hot" ingredient that burns.
- Capsaicin works by interfering with a chemical that is involved in transmitting pain impulses to the brain. The properties of capsaicin make it an option for relieving pain associated with arthritis and joint pains.
- One cup of kale contains 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber, and 15% of the daily requirement of calcium and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), 40% of magnesium, 180% of vitamin A, 200% of vitamin C, and 1,020% of vitamin K. It is also a good source of minerals copper, potassium, iron, manganese, and phosphorus.
- Carotenoids and flavonoids are the specific types of antioxidants associated with many of the anti-cancer health benefits.
- The fiber content of kale binds bile acids and helps lower blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease, especially when kale is cooked instead of raw.
- Kale is rich in Vitamin K which can reduce the overall risk of developing or dying from cancer.
- Kale's benefits are linked to high concentration of antioxidant vitamins A, C, and K, and sulphur-containing phytonutrients.