Why the wisdom of Fish Friday is good for your Omega-3 levels and your health.
We recently celebrated ‘Global Omega-3 Day’. It served as a reminder for us to sear up some salmon, eat those anchovies and take copious amounts of fish oil more regularly. In Ireland, we often refer to Fridays as Fish Fridays. That’s because people abstained from meat and ate fish on Fridays, and the tradition continued […]
How and when to take Omega-3
“When should I take Omega-3?” We’re often asked this question. You can take a fish oil supplement at anytime, however it’s important to take it alongside a meal. Omega-3s won’t be absorbed as efficiently when taken on an empty stomach. Remember to take your fish oil with a good source of fat, as this can […]
Depression, anxiety and the link to Omega 3
Omega-3 deficiency is widespread. According to the World Health Organisation, 1 in 4 people worldwide will be affected by Mental illness at some point in their lives. There is a link between Omega-3 deficiency and depression and anxiety, yet most of us are deficient in this essential fatty acid, due to low seafood intake, the […]
Why Omega-3s are crucial for pregnant moms
A new pregnancy should hopefully be a very happy and joyful time. Expecting a new life is a wonderful experience. However, some young mums may have concerns about how successful their pregnancy is, and how healthy their baby will be. Of the many questions that young mums ask, “Am I taking the right prenatal vitamins?” […]
Omega-3 levels in Ireland
Testing Omega-3 levels in Ireland is so important. Having the right levels can change the way we think, feel and age. Thanks to Clair Whitty from The Natural Health Store and Alan McGuire for a fantastic radio interview on South East Radio in sunny Wexford on Saturday 13th August Listen in as they join Wild […]
What are the links between diet and the menopause?
Menopause is simply a pause for some of us in our 40s and 50s. For others, it’s a giant full stop! As our bodies undergo massive changes, our youthful health and well-being can often take a sudden plunge. However, women’s experience in different parts of the world can vary hugely. In Japan, even the word […]