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Diet & Nutrition, Essential Fatty Acids, Fish Oils, Omega-3, Omega-6 -

Found mainly in fish, animals and vegetables, Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are as they suggest – essential to human health. The essential fatty acids we need to be most concerned about, Omega-3 and Omega-6, can be both saturated and unsaturated fats. They cannot be manufactured within the body, so must be obtained from the diet. What Are The Best Food Sources? Omega-3 Omega-6 Oily Fish (eg. mackerel, salmon, sardines) Meat (organic and grass-fed are best) Flaxseed (Linseed) Fish Chia Seeds Egg yolk Hemp Seeds Avocado Nuts (especially walnuts) Nuts (especially walnuts) Leafy green veg Seed and nut oils (eg. avocado, walnut)...

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We've all heard of the phrase 'New Year, New You.' The idea seems great - promising ourselves to get fitter and healthier in the new year, especially after a binge over the Christmas and New Year period. I wonder if too many of us are trying to make too many changes too fast.  Are we setting unrealistic targets or timescales? A good proportion of resolutions seem to falter even before January has finished.  Changing to a healthier lifestyle can take time, and it's very easy to be too hard on ourselves at first.  Some of us may want to lose weight. Are our...

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