omega-3 fatty acid

Based on the fact that modern man consumes staggering levels of omega-6 compared to omega-3, it is prudent to learn the following:

Characteristics

  • polyunsaturated fat
  • alpha linolenic acid (ALA) -->converts to:
  • Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) &
  • Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)
  • essential fatty acid

Benefits

  • energy production
  • insulin and blood sugar maintenance
  • brain, neuron, and cell development
  • mood and cognitive development
  • anti-inflammatory effect
  • immune system health
  • hair and skin health
  • heart, blood pressure, cholesterol health
  • depression, bipolar, ADHD, Alzheimer's, and schizophrenia treatment

Sources

  • salmon, tuna, trout, herring, sardines
  • green leafy vegetables
  • walnuts, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds
  • flax seed oil, hemp seed oil, soy bean oil
  • high quality omega-3 supplements that contain EPA and DHA

Make it a great day!