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4 Reasons to Start Adding Chia Seeds to Your Food Today

If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, the word “chia” (or ch-ch-ch-Chia!) probably springs to mind images of funky terracotta planters covered with sprouting chia seeds resembling animal fur or hair. Back then, chia “pets” were a staple of mail order TV infomercials and the quintessential “secret Santa” gift. A few years later, during the early 2000s, chia seeds were rebranded as a health supplement and a nutritional powerhouse, effectively earning a spot in the superfood hall of...
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A Diet Rich in Omega-3 Can Reduce Migraine Frequency and Intensity

Eating a diet higher in omega-3 fatty acids could reduce the frequency and intensity of migraine headaches, according to an interesting study published in the prominent British Medical Journal last week.  The study, which recruited more than 180 adults with frequent migraines (about 5 to 20 per month), randomly assigned participants into one of three diet plans to evaluate the effects of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in migraine inception and progression. The skinny on healthy fats Omega-3 and omega-6...
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Why There’s Always Room for Dessert

We have all eaten many meals where we are completely full, maybe even stuffed, and we can’t eat another bite of the main course, but still find room to eat some tempting treat or dessert. These researchers explored how our bodies react when aroused by irresistible treats. They suggest that regardless of how full we are, our bodies are chemically predisposed to seek gratification from foods that we love.
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