Heat and fish oil don’t go well together Every year, in July and August, I get dozens of emails asking me if fish oil supplements will go bad if shipped in hot weather. The answer is: well, it depends. It depends on two things: How hot it is Whether your bottle of fish oil will
“I was born this way.” “I can’t help it – it’s a genetic trait.” “You can’t outlive your genes.” We hear these phrases all the time. Sometimes they are excuses. And other times, they are real. But what if I told you that your genes are not as permanent as you thought they were. Take
How much Omega-3 you need depends on what you eat. Ideally, you need equal parts Omega-3 to Omega-6. OK – that’s easier said than done. How does this translate to real life? Let’s go back to my college days when I ate what was nearest to me. It wasn’t unusual for me (or the kids
AHA and Your Heart. A Case of Fox Watching the Hen House? Normal people dream about winning the lottery. Or kissing movie stars. My dreams tend to be geekier. I dreamt about the American Heart Association the other night. Guess that’s why I write articles about fish oil for a living. Anyway, in my dream,
New SDA soybean oil has Omega-3 normally found in fish oil. Is it OK to eat? I spend more time than I ought to, reading science journal and websites. And I came across this headline: Fishy Fat from Soy Headed to US Dinner Plates. Turns out that scientists (mad?) genetically engineered soybeans. Again. They mixed
In Part 1, we talked about how sugar derails your plans to reduce triglycerides. Sugary stuff – drinks, snacks and fruit juices are the top causes for high triglycerides. Average annual soda consumption in America is more than 40 gallons We drink almost a gallon of soda every week. Trivia: Who drinks the most soda?