In a world where one out of every three Americans are obese and 43% of Americans get an insufficient amount of exercise, supplement brands are fighting to put messages in front of Americans to motivate exercise and to buy their product. The biggest question is what is the most effective method. Companies are spending millions on developing promotional ads and social media campaigns to have little success. A study was done at University of Pennsylvania Annenberg School for Com
Nutritionists have touted the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for years but vegetarians and those who don’t eat fish could be lacking the brain-boosting fatty acid, DHA. While today’s trending superfoods such as chia, flaxseeds and walnuts, contain omega-3 ALA which can convert to the omega-3 DHA (1), it only does so at a rate of 2-5% (2). Studies have also suggested vegetarians have lower levels of this vital nutrient in their blood (1).
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