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5 Simple Ways to Add Flaxseeds to Your Diet for Weight Management

Regularly eating flaxseeds can support weight management and overall good health. Problem is, many people just don’t know how to eat them. If you’re trying to incorporate flaxseeds into your diet, at first glance you might very well be…

Interpreting Total Fat and Types of Fat on Food Labels

The Nutrition Facts label lays out the "total fat" in addition to the different types of fat contained in foods. Determining the type of fat can help you decide whether or not a food is rich in 'healthy' and/or 'unhealthy' fats. Trans fats and,…

Good Fats Versus Bad Fats: What You Need to Know About Dietary Fat

Fat-free foods are a hot commodity in the weight loss market. Since fat-rich foods tend to be calorie-dense, people who are trying to lose weight or maintain a weight loss often snub them. This is not a good idea! Truth is, dietary fat is actually…

Simple Tips for Adding Healthy Fats to Your Diet

Consuming dietary fat is critical for maintaining a healthy, well-balanced diet. This holds especially true for monounsaturated and polyunsaturated (omega-3) fatty acids, which are generally classified as "healthy" or "good" fats. Monounsaturated…

8 Amazing Health Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

You’ve probably heard a lot about the many benefits of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids. But, do you actually know what they are and why they’re so beneficial? Also known as omega-3s, these essential fatty acids collectively include alpha-linolenic…