Daily Archives: May 18, 2014

Broad Beans Versus Soybeans

Broad beans (Vicia faba) are also known as fava beans. They belong to the fabaceae family. Broad beans contain phytonutrients including the isoflavone group of molecules, although levels of total isoflavones (genistein and daidzein) are about one third of that … Continue reading

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DHA: Boost Your Brain

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6 (n-3)) is a long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid found in cold water fatty fish such as trout, tuna, mackerel, salmon and sardines. These fish bioaccumulate DHA from marine algae that are able to synthesise the fatty … Continue reading

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