Tags: DHA

Vegan Seafood Guide—There’s Plenty More Fish in The Sea!

For many of us, the transition to going fully vegan is a gradual one—it’s not always overnight. Many vegans today went pescatarian first, then moved on to vegetarian, and finally made the jump to vegan. That’s why having a plethora of vegan seafood options today is so amazing! Whether you’re taking it slow and want…

Move Over Fish Oil—There’s A New Vegan DHA In Town!

You know that recommendation from the American Heart Association to eat two servings of fatty fish per week? That’s because of the type of fat that fish have in their bodies. Salmon, herring and sardines contain DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), an omega-3 essential fatty acid. But guess what? The fish actually get their DHA from algae.…

How to Fit Heart-healthy Fats into a Vegan Diet

If you read my post last week, you know that limiting dietary cholesterol and saturated fat intake is probably a good idea and that loading up on fresh, whole foods and getting your daily exercise will go a long way to protect your heart. So what about all of the other fats? What about creamy…