Omega-3 Supplements: Are they worth it

Omega-3 Supplements: Are they worth it? The health claims for Omega-3s cover everything from preventing heart disease, easing the pain of rheumatoid arthritis, reducing depression and aiding brain development. So is this just another expensive supplement that, if we’re eating well, we don’t really need? What are Omega-3s exactly? Omega-3s, along with Omega-6s, are fatty…

Obesity and Health

Obesity and Health   Australians, along with the residents of many other developed nations, are increasingly overweight and obese. Obesity is accompanied by several adverse health effects and chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and fatty liver disease. Obesity is defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI)…