EPA and DHA Explained by Yaakov Levine
The new buzz words in the health industry are EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). These popular omega 3 fatty acids are proving to be key to health and disease prevention. Yaakov Levine uses his training as a health couch to explain how they work and what sources are best. As a proponent of whole food sources, Yaakov has an impressive list for adding these nutrients to your diet. Yaakov gives a list of sources for EPA and DHA supplements – both fish and vegan sources. He offers a quick and easy to understand reason how common supplement sources work and if they are effective for absorbing omega 3s. These essential fatty oils don’t have to be a torment to swallow. By following our guest’s suggestions, it will be welcome addition to your daily diet that you will look forward to.
After many years working in health care and in various capacities in the natural products industry Yaakov Levine received his certification as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in 2007 from the Nutritional Therapy Association. Yaakov has had his weekly “Nutritionally Speaking” column in a number of local weekly newspapers since 2007, and has had articles published in the Price-Pottenger Foundation Journal, in the Well Being Journal, and the NTA newsletter and Oregon Senior News. His feature and “In Health” articles have appeared in the quarterly Take Root-Willamette Valley magazine. Yaakov brings his passion for empowering others to find their own path towards optimum health to his writing, classes he teaches and his individual coaching sessions. When not working at Natural Grocers, Yaakov can be found biking, hiking and on leisurely walks out in nature.