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 If you’re not keen on these natural sources of omega-3, you can still include it in your diet by buying functional foods.

Just what are functional foods, anyway?

Here’s a brief primer on the health benefits that functional foods are supposed to deliver

The term ‘functional foods’ has been around for decades, but what does it mean? “While there is no legal definition for functional foods, a common definition is that a functional food provides health benefits beyond basic nutrition,” said Ava Duering, an analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. This is because they contain bioactive food compounds […] Read more