Vegetarian Awareness Month

October celebrated Vegetarian Awareness Month. This celebration has become quite large, as the number of individuals who live vegetarian lifestyles has increased in recent years. According to The Vegetarian Times, 7.3 million Americans are vegetarian and 22.8 million follow a vegetarian-inclined diet. As the number of vegetarians has increased, research has found that vegetarians need…

Are you getting enough DHA into your diet?

DHA omega-3 is to our brains as calcium is to our bones. It accounts for 97% of the omega-3 fats in the brain. Yet, most Americans don’t get enough of this nutrient. Cold-water, fatty fish, like salmon, are good dietary sources of DHA. However, if you do not like fish or live a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle,…