Dr. Salem is the senior scientific fellow for Nutritional Lipids at DSM Nutritional Products. He focuses his research activities on DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), ARA (arachidonic acid) and other essential fatty acids. Prior to entering the corporate world, Dr. Salem was the chief of the Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry & Biophysics within the Intramural Research Program of the National Institutes on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he worked for 30 years. While at the NIH, he studied DHA composition, metabolism and biological function with an emphasis on the nervous system. An author of more than 285 scientific publications, Dr. Salem received his B.S. degree in physics from Miami University and his Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He did his postdoctoral work at the NIH in the Neurology (NINDS) Institute.
Nelson Dellis, 4-time USA Memory Champion and adventure sport athlete, shares what a typical day looks like for this athlete. Nutrition is an important part of his daily routine and his training program. Brain Armor with life’sOMEGA vegetarian DHA and EPA omega-3s help to support his journey. Read More
A nutritious diet is essential for every mother-to-be as nutritional deficiencies are common during pregnancy, but for the vegetarian mamma, it is even more important. Learn about four key nutrients for a healthy vegetarian pregnancy from award-winning dietitian Melanie McGrice, AdvAPD. Read More
Although a vegetarian diet tends to be more protective against heart disease compared to a traditional Western diet, some risk factors for heart disease are increased. So, as a vegetarian, it’s still essential to consider your heart health. Read More
Many mothers are caring for more people than just their children, they’re also caring for their parents who need to maintain healthy habits throughout the second half of their lives. If you’re a caregiver, read on to learn how an important nutrient – omega-3s – can help support your loved ones’ health. Read More