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The Facts About Omega-3 Fatty Acids

  Republished from WebMD When it comes to fat, there’s one type you don’t want to cut back on: omega-3 fatty acids. Two crucial ones — EPA and DHA — are primarily found in certain fish. ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), another omega-3 fatty acid, is found in plant sources such as nuts and seeds. Not only does your body need these fatty acids to function, but also they deliver some big health benefits. How They Help Your Health Blood fat (triglycerides). …

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Six Common Myths About Sugar

  Republished from Medical News Today Over the centuries, this crystalline sweetener has invaded everyone’s snacks, drinks, guts, and minds. It has caused its fair share of controversy, too.  Although everyone is familiar with sugar as a concept, we’ll start with a brief explanation. What is sugar? Sugar is a soluble carbohydrate — a biological molecule consisting of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Other carbohydrates include starch and cellulose, which is a structural component of plant cell walls. Simple sugars, or monosaccharides, …

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