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NEW! DHA 600 Omega-3 Pills

by Vin Kutty on September 28, 2015

Prenatal supplement…or brain health supplement?* Yes.   OmegaVia DHA 600 is our newest product. You kept bugging us. Now here it is. What is it? It’s an ultra-pure DHA-only supplement made from Anchovy, Sardine, and Mackerel Each capsule has 600 mg of DHA Omega-3 The DHA is in the well-absorbed triglyceride (rTG) form Who should… Read More

Why I Don’t Take Multivitamins

by Vin Kutty on May 29, 2015

Multis are gateway supplements. They’re often the first step in people’s health enlightenment. Along with a gym membership, maybe. Or a pedometer. But there are a lot of people for whom a multivitamin is it. No other supplements, diet change or exercise. That’s all they’re willing to do. They couldn’t quit smoking, so they’ll take… Read More

How to choose the right Vitamin K2 supplement

by Vin Kutty on April 23, 2015

(…and why I stopped taking the most popular K2 supplement and formulated our own) We posted a couple of blogs about Vitamin K2 a few years ago. A lot’s happened with Vitamin K2 since then. This is an update. In that blog, we struggled to find a good product to recommend. That got me thinking… Read More

Krill Oil Misinformation

by Vin Kutty on March 27, 2015

Nutritional misinformation (intentional or not) is very common on the internet. Here are two examples, with a focus on krill oil. I got several emails about the Dean Ornish piece in the NY Times where he once again blames all our ill health on fat and meat. (No, Ornish did not talk about krill oil,… Read More

Is Paleo diet right for you? Part 3: Gut-friendly starches – a secret weapon

by Vin Kutty on February 28, 2015

There is a misperception that the Paleo diet is about gorging on meat. And avoiding all carbs. There is nothing wrong with eating a little meat, especially organ meats. As we saw in Part 2, animal fats are a rich source of Vitamins A and K2. But eating meat three times a day doesn’t make… Read More

Is Paleo diet right for you? Part 2: 3 Ways Ancestral Diets Can Make You Healthy

by Vin Kutty on January 27, 2015

In Part 1, we discussed the universal fear cardiologists have for eggs and butter. Yet, traditional societies that do not avoid fat have low levels of obesity and poor heart health.* During the past 30 years, I’ve frequently traveled to remote corners of the world where traditional diets are the norm. Some rural Europeans eat… Read More

Is Paleo diet right for you? Part 1: What Cardiologists Say

by Vin Kutty on December 31, 2014

Paleo is all the rage. Should you join the bandwagon? Absolutely! But most cardiologists think it is nuts to warm up to eggs, butter or lard. Most people have several incorrect assumptions about the Paleo diet. It is almost always misinterpreted. Paleo should be an inspiration to eat and live in a simpler, cleaner, ancestral… Read More

Why 12 Million People Stopped Taking Fish Oil: Two head-slapping events involving fish oil

by Vin Kutty on November 30, 2014

Good news: even ultra-high doses of Omega-3 do not promote prostate cancer, says Europe’s top food safety agency. Yet, because of a study that said fish oil could cause prostate cancer, 12 million of you stopped taking fish oil…and for no good reason. The authors of that study have now published a new study that… Read More

Fish Oil Supplements and Fishy Burps

by Vin Kutty on October 23, 2014

  ‘Your product said BURP-FREE! Yet I keep burping fish! You’re a bunch of liars!’ We’ve heard that once or twice. Fishy burps. It’s the #1 reason why people stop taking fish oil supplements. According to GOED, 1 in 5 adults get fishy burps 11% won’t take it because of fishy burps 32 million adults… Read More

What is in your Olive Oil?

by Vin Kutty on September 29, 2014

  We put a popular olive oil to test. In the last post, How to Reduce Omega-6, I suggested using olive oil instead of other vegetable seed oils. Coconut oil and butter are both lower in Omega-6 than olive oil, but for those still worried about saturated fats, olive oil is a great compromise. After… Read More