In today's episode with Corinna Bellizzi, you’ll hear us take a deep dive on:
- The importance of omega-3 fatty acids for overall health
- Trans fats, saturated fats, omega-6s, and omega-3s
- The benefits of omega-3s for women's health
- Testing in choosing an omega-3 supplement
- How to find high-quality omega-3 supplements
- The advantages of algae-based omega-3 supplements
Corinna stands out as a trailblazer in the natural products industry and a purpose-driven entrepreneur who's been instrumental in driving Nordic Naturals, an Omega-3 Fish Oil enterprise, from a $1M foundation to a staggering $100M in yearly revenue. Currently, she leads the Sales & Marketing departments at Örlö Nutrition and Vaxa Technologies. Beyond her corporate pursuits, she's the voice behind the Care More Be Better podcast.
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00:00 - Intro
02:23 - Corinna’s journey in the nutrition world
04:35 - Why getting enough omega-3s isn’t as simple as it seems
08:37 - What are trans fats?
13:06 - Understanding dietary fats
17:58 - What are omega-6 fatty acids?
18:59 - EPA versus DHA
21:13 - Omega-3s and women's health
28:39 - The tangled web of overfishing and dam development
31:47 - How to find high-quality omega-3 supplements
37:53 - The advantages of algae-based omega-3 supplements
41:32 - Where you can find Corinna Bellizzi