Posts By: Tina Tracey


Helping Your Child Build Strong & Healthy Bones

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As a good parent, you want your child to have strong, healthy bones. Having healthy bones over a lifetime begins in childhood because this is when strong bones are built. In fact, if significant bone mass isn’t developed in childhood, bones are weak and fractures become a problem. Research also indicates that having weak and brittle bones in […]


AREDS2 Cognition Study Response

Education, News

A large, nationwide, government-funded clinical trial designed to measure the effect of select nutrients on visual function – specifically age-related macular degeneration – recently reported that 1,000 mg of EPA and DHA omega-3 a day did not slow loss in cognitive decline. The other nutrients didn’t show benefit, either. I don’t get why they thought […]


EPA and DHA omega-3s may help people with regular headaches

Education, News

Background: Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are integrally involved with brain function and cellular health. They work in cells (e.g., nerve cells, red blood cells) but they are also the source of “ingredients” that make other important compounds. These other compounds have diverse functions in the body, some of which are related to managing headaches. […]


What Are Plant Sterols? Why Are They Important?

Education

Sterols are fat molecules in the cell membranes of animals and plants with several functions, including a role in making hormones. Cholesterol is the major sterol in humans. We consume it in our diets and our bodies make it as well. Phytosterols come from plants and we can only get them from our diet, as […]


Marine Stewardship Council: The Best Environmental Choice in Seafood

Education

Fishing is hard work; selecting fish shouldn’t be.   Founded in 1996, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) was modeled after the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).  Both the MSC and FSC evolved from coalitions of businesses and environmental organizations that sought to more effectively harness market demand to reward current sustainable harvest practices while creating an […]


Lemon Berry Omega-3 Smoothie Recipe

Fish Dish of the Month, Products

After making the Orange Burst smoothie a few months ago, I was happy to try this Lemon Berry Omega-3 Smoothie with Wiley’s Finest Wild Alaskan Fish Oil Peak Omega-3 Liquid. Smoothies are my way of getting several nutrients in a single serving. My go-to smoothie includes berries, chia seeds, spinach and sometimes other fruits or […]


Spicy Korean Fish Soup (Maeuntang) Recipe

Fish Dish of the Month

  When contemplating what way I should prepare seafood my mind always leaps to memories of Korean food—bubbling jjigae impossible to consume without tearing up, spicy sauted squid eaten over rice for breakfast, fish cakes sold by teasing street vendors, and exquisitely fresh octopus still wriggling and clinging to my throat while I swallow. However, […]


DHA Omega-3 and Pregnancy

Education

DHA omega-3 and pregnancy Before, during, and after pregnancy, DHA is an essential nutrient for mom and baby. Moms have better moods and better health when they consume DHA during and after pregnancy. Purified and certified fish oil supplements are a reliable and worry-free way for moms to get the DHA they need. Most experts […]