Simplified Nutrition- A little About Omega 3's

WHAT ARE GOOD FATS? AND WHY SHOULD YOU INCLUDE OMEGA 3 FATTY ACIDS INTO YOUR DIET?

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The essential fatty acids 3, 6 and 9 are required to produce hormones in the body. These fats balance the nervous system and immunity, burn fat, and have great benefit to the cardiovascular system and support brain function. It is important to note that not all fats are created equal! Omgea 3 fatty acids reduce inflammation while the WRONG kinds of omega 6's can increase inflammation. 

Bad sources for omega 6:

  • processed foods
  • vegetable oils
  • peanut oil
  • sunflower oil
  • margarine
  • corn oil
  • soy bean oil
  • hydrogenated fats and trans fats

Good sources of Omega 6:

  • eggs
  • nuts
  • borage oil
  • lean animal protein

Good sources of Omega 3:

  • Salmon
  • halibut
  • mackerel
  • oysters
  • sardines
  • trout
  • tuna
  • eggs
  • flaxseeds
  • chia
  • walnuts
  • hemp seeds

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