omega-3

Go nuts!

Do you avoid nuts because you are worried about the calories? Don't! Nuts are a great addition to the diet and there is much more to them than 'calories' (which don't even matter all that much). On the flipside, there are some health concerns to consider with nuts, not only for those that are allergic, so have a read of the pros and cons. 

Why do we need omega-3 fats?

Why do we need omega-3 fats?

Why do we read so much about the importance of omega-3 fats? What is it anyway and what does it do? Omega-3 is an 'essential' fat, meaning that we must get it from our diet, our body cannot make it. But which foods can we get it from and what do we need to know? This blog entry sheds some light on the issue.