Evolving Health

Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in egg yolks. This morning I spoke with a lady in a coffeeshop who told me she “heard on Dr. Oz” that she should be eating an egg a week for her eyes. I told her differently: she may need to eat them more often than once a week, turn to spinach, or supplement with lutein and zeaxanthin for her aging eyes. Now, because she said she’d… Read More

You can’t swing a dead fish these days without hearing about its good fats. The term “omega-3” is now well known throughout the world of nutrition, but this wasn’t always so. Science writer Susan Allport accomplishes the task of chronicling the discovery and rise to stardom of omega-3 oils in The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed from the Western Diet and What We can Do About Them. Omega-3s, specifically long-chain… Read More