Posts tagged Omega
Beyond Ocean Wise

British Columbians can rejoice as Choices Markets now offers 100% Ocean Wise fresh seafood – a first in this province! Ocean Wise is so important because it makes sustainable seafood easy. Seafood lovers do not need to think twice about the environmental impacts of transporting and preserving catch once we see that Ocean Wise symbol on our seafood. Ocean Wise addresses fishing & farming techniques, resource management to protect the health of our waters, by-catch concerns and species abundance but let’s move beyond Ocean Wise and talk about two other fishy concerns.  

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Making Egg-celent Choices

When you walk into a grocery store and head to the egg section, there are always multiple options to select. When you’re in a hurry, you might not have the time to contemplate what option is the most sustainable, humane or the right choice, health wise, for you. So, let’s break down these common claims in order for you to make an egg-celent choice the next time your in a grocery store.

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Here Fishy Fishy

Now that you know heart-healthy fats exist, adding flavor and texture to your food while providing energy and vitamins to your body, I thought this would be a good time to introduce you to my two friends omega-3 and omega-6. Both of these guys are essential fatty acids. ‘Essential’ means you need to eat foods containing these two fatty acids because your body is unable to make them by itself.

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