Health Claims for EPA and DHA Allowed by the FDA

In 2004, the Food and Drug Administration allowed for any food or supplement containing any level of EPA or DHA to carry the following health claim: 

Phospholipids and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Why you need to know about lipids

In order to remain robust, energetic and healthy, we need a variety of nutrients. These include amino acids, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, lipids and fatty acids.

Health Blog: Maintaining Weight During Cancer

While excess body fat is often blamed for up to 20 per cent of all deaths from cancer[i], the fact remains that many people living with cancer and undergoing conventional cancer treatments sometimes find themselves facing the opposite problem—how to gain weight or at least prevent further weight loss.

Brain Blog: Toward an Extraordinary Life

How brain research will change our future

Our expanding knowledge of the brain’s ability to change, adapt, and grow more complex is one of the most exciting frontiers in science.  This capacity to transform and adapt, called neuroplasticity, means that new opportunities to solve an array of stubborn brain disorders is on the horizon. It also gives us new confidence as we now develop tools to unlock human potential that are beyond what we would have imagined only 10 years ago. 

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