Healthy Living Nutrition

In the Prime post is up over at the Courier-Journal — Fish oil supplements

What do I think of the recent data on dietary fish oil supplements? Two hints: Think “free lunch.” And this: “What your grandmother knew to be true is still true…” I hope you head over to In the Prime/Voices and take a look at my take of the recent news concerning yet another cracked pillar […]

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CW: Omega-3 Fatty Acids–Part 2

The Biology of Omega-3 fatty acids: (Just a little science:) When fish, flax-seeds or Brussels sprouts pass through the intestine, pancreatic enzymes transform the fat to free fatty acids. These acids are quickly taken up by the cells. Once in the cell, these fatty acids enter the mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum and cytosol–places that you might […]