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Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats and can be broken down into 2 different types omega-3s and omega-6s. They are known as essential because they are necessary for good health but our body cannot produce them. Omega-6 fatty acids are essential and mainly used for energy.
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Know This Before Buying Supplements

What Everyone Should Know Before Buying Supplements. Supplements are just concentrated foods. They provide an opportunity to take a highly purified, concentrated food and put it into a form that’s easier to consume.
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An easy way to get more Omega 3s

An easy way to get more Omega 3s. You probably already know that eating fish is a healthy choice. But do you know why? Fresh fish is a healthy, high-protein food, but it’s especially important for its omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential fats that your body cannot produce by itself. You can eat lots of cold water fish to get more of these essential fatty acids.
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Warning! Not all supplements are created equal.

Supplements, when used correctly, really do make people feel better. But using supplements correctly means knowing what’s in the bottles... You cannot tell how effective a supplement is just by looking at the label.
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During Shorter Days, Stock Up on your Vitamin D!

Winter solstice (December 21st) is right around the corner, which means our days are getting shorter and shorter. While winter gives plants a time to conserve their energy for new growth in the spring, the lack of sunlight can affect your body’s health.
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5 Recipes for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Two words often come to mind in November: Thankful AND Healthy. And this month’s Feeding MaxWell Challenge will show you how to combine both!
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Meals to Improve Mental Health

Most Americans are in the habit of consuming fried food, prepackaged meals, and sugary beverages. Unfortunately, these foods are highly processed, pro-inflammatory, and put you at a higher risk for developing mental health disorders such as anxiety and depression.
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Eat for Longevity!

People are living longer today than ever before. Yet, the elderly may not be living as healthy a lifestyle as in previous generations. Proper nutrition can help protect cellular health, reduce inflammation and improve the immune system. Diet is a major player in determining how well you age.
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Therapeutic Foods to Energize You!

Let your diet fuel you up to stay energized all day long!   Life can be hectic with kids back in school, or at least back to on-line school in 2020. All the activities that come with school or getting…

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Veggies & Beans Beat High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is affected by many dietary and behavioral components such as adiposity, sodium intake, potassium intake, alcohol consumption, and toxic burden.