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It is the “f” word with the bad reputation. Mention “fat” or “fats” and warning bells immediately ring in people’s heads.
Can people lose weight and still eat fatty foods? Is it true that fats are good for our skin and hair? What is the best way to reduce cholesterol?
I visited the 2012 Young Scientist Exhibition last week and came across a couple of interesting projects which demonstrate that there are teenagers out there putting their brains to work in the food sector. It is only when you see that many enthusiastic kids under one roof you think, yes, perhaps we can create a bright future, but not if we lose them to foreign climes permanently.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Udo’s Choice Ultimate Oil Blend is a unique blend of oils which deliver a balanced ratio of the essential fatty acids – Omega 3 and Omega 6. Omega 9 also features in this natural herb product. This very popular blend has been developed by Udo Erasmus – who is a recognised guru on digestive health.
Fish oil is essential for a healthy diet because it contains Omega 3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid that reduce inflammation. Omega 3 fatty acids are primarily found in oily fish such as salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, herring, sardines, and pilchards. We should eat two portions of fish per week, one of them oily.
Dietitian Heather Miller, who holds clinics in Balla, Castlebar and Ballindine this week talks about Omega 3.
International health guru Udo Erasmus is inviting Galway people to send him their healthy recipes. He plans to publish a free Irish healthy recipe booklet later this year and hopes to include at least one recipe from each county.
It is World Heart Day this Sunday September 26, and it’s a good time to take stock of your lifestyle and see if you are doing the best for your heart. Most dietary surveys show that we as a nation are still eating too much fat in our diets. Too many of us are carrying weight that our bodies were not designed to carry. All this is a recipe for disaster, and this is reflected in world statistics showing that people in Ireland are more likely to suffer from heart disease than in practically any other country on the globe.
To ensure that you are maintaining your optimal health visit Bourke’s Pharmacy, Castlebar, which stocks the Nordic Naturals Omega Oil supplements.