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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
August 28, 2023

Finding Quality Omega-3s for Optimal Health with Corinna Bellizzi

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In today's episode with Corinna Bellizzi, you’ll hear us take a deep dive on:

  1. The importance of omega-3 fatty acids for overall health

  2. Trans fats, saturated fats, omega-6s, and omega-3s

  3. The benefits of omega-3s for women's health

  4. Testing in choosing an omega-3 supplement

  5. How to find high-quality omega-3 supplements

  6. 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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  • The omega-3 index test

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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

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