Could Fish Oil help you prevent Chronic Diseases?

Your Secret Weapon Against Chronic Disease Chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and arthritis are common in our society. If you are managing a chronic health condition, you may be interested to learn that fish oil can help manage and reduce the risk of some of these potentially life-threatening conditions. Fish oil is a plentiful source of omega-3 fats, particularly EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) which have many therapeutic benefits. Omega-3 is required for the healthy functioning of almost every cell in your body and is especially important for your brain, heart, and nervous system. Make sure you are getting enough omega-3 – it’s vital to your health! read more

Is Stress Wiping You Out?

Stressed Out and Overworked? No­ one is a stranger to stress. A little stress is healthy; it challenges you and makes you stronger. The body’s stress response is designed to help you survive stressful situations. Historically, stress looked a bit different, particularly if you were a caveman confronted with a sabre­toothed tiger! In our busy, modern lives, the sources of stress are different but the body’s response is the same. Stresses are not always easy to resolve, meaning that your stress response is constantly activated. Stress without adequate recovery can substantially affect your energy levels, resulting in significant fatigue. If this situation is not addressed, feeling tired and stressed may become your ‘normal’ day to day existence. read more