Category Archives: Cholesterol

Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-6 overload?

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids because the human body cannot manufacture them.  They must be obtained from dietary sources. Essential fatty acids are building blocks for hormones involved with immune function, blood clotting, cell growth and cell membranes.  Fatty acids are also crucial for normal brain function and growth & development. … Read More »

Got Yolk?

Whenever I am approached by someone asking for dietary advice I first recommend starting most days eating eggs.  Both an economical and nutrient dense choice, eggs are packed with protein and fat to keep you satiated.  Eggs also provide brain friendly nutrients like cholesterol and choline – especially great for kids before school. The highest… Read More »