some fats are bad for us-trans fatty acids and partially hydrogenated
oils-essential fatty acids are clearly necessary for health. Essential fatty
acids are just that essential for life and good health.
are Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and what can they do for you?
Fatty Acids cannot be manufactured by your body, so they must be obtained
through food or supplements. Alarmingly,
many degenerative conditions of aging have been attributed to insufficient EFA
intake. The good news is research has shown that incorporating these EFAs into
the diet can positively affect how your cells in your body function.
do these EFAs help with improving your health…
and Brain Function
large part of the fat in the brain is DHA which comes from a fish oil such as
Tuna. A lack of this essential oil can
affect memory, concentration, one’s ability to focus and depression. In fact
studies have linked low fatty acid intake to depression, postpartum depression
and schizophrenia. A few studies have shown that EFAs improved both
schizophrenia and depression and increased remission time in bipolar disorder.
and Heart Health
to the American Heart Association; although the mechanism responsible for
omega-3 fatty acids in reducing cardiovascular disease risk is still being
studied, research has shown:
sudden death and arrhythmia
growth of the narrowing of the arteries
and omega-6 fatty acids are essential for good health. Due to our busy
lifestyle and diet it is likely that you are not getting a sufficient amount of
EFAs. You should consider taking a quality omega-3 fish oil supplement.
The information contained in this email is not meant to treat, cure or diagnose any illness, disease or health condition. Please contact a qualified health care provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your health.