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Omega-3s at a Glance

Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats that are essential nutrients for health and life. They are needed to support numerous body functions such as blood clotting and building cell membranes in the brain. Our bodies can’t make them so we must get them from the food we eat.

There are three types of Omega-3s; the first two, EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are found in fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, and halibut, and other seafood including algae and krill.

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Being grounded, earthing

Earthing

There is a disconnection between us and the earth. We have little direct physical contact with the ground anymore. We wear rubber-soled shoes and our cars have rubber tires. We sit in front of computers, televisions, and we’re around electrical devices all day. Our bodies, mostly water, are a good conductor of electricity and build up positive charges all day. These charges can be harmful. They disrupt our nervous system, create inflammation throughout the body, and raise blood pressure.

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