Omega-3s are known to be Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs). EFAs are special types of “good fat”. These are essential nutrients your body needs and are necessary for life but needs to be consumed through diet because our bodies cannot make it. EFAs are required for proper structure and function of EVERY cell in the body and are crucial for optimum health.EFAs increase the absorption of vitamins and minerals, nourish skin, hair and nails, promote proper nerve function, help produce hormones and ensure growth and development and prevent and treat disease.In summary, like the name suggests EFAs are essential to our body and including this in our diet is crucial to our health.
Marine Phospholipid is rich in omega-3s such as EPA, DHA and ETA. *Omega-3 ETA is only found in green lipped mussels among marine animals and is one of the secret behind green lipped mussel's powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
It is crucial to have to have omega-3 and 6 ratio on check for our bodies. As the off balance of omega-6 causes inflammation and other health issues. It is recommended by anti-aging experts that [1:1] ratio of omega-3 to 6 is ideal. However, the modern western diet has caused an average person to have [1:19] omega 3 to omega 6.
We recommend that you increase seafood in your diet which are high in omega-3s (Low in Omega-6s).Our Marine Phospholipid oils are potent and are rich in Omega-3s to boost ratio of omega-3s in your diet.
(Omega-6s are commonly found in oils of beans, nuts and seeds. Therefore, processed food which uses these oils to fry food is to be avoided).
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