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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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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