Surprising Ways Omega-3s Will Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions
One of the top 5 New Year’s resolutions on everyone’s list is to get healthier! Choosing to eat better and get more exercise will help. An easy way to keep to your resolution would be to add a high quality omega-3 fatty acid supplement to your daily regimen.
An omega-3 fatty acid deficiency is creating an imbalance that undermines the heart health of millions and may be the root cause of your maladies as well.
Why Life Priority Omega3 Priority™?
As the co-owner of Life Priority health and nutrition, I use what I sell. Therefore, I offer my customers the best omega-3 product available, in my personal opinion. I chose to offer Omega-3 Priority, since it is “pharmaceutical grade” (free from lipid peroxides, heavy metals, environmental contaminants and other harmful compounds), highly concentrated (contains more than twice of the EPA and DHA of other brands), and is endorsed by a well-known physician. Another great feature of Omega-3 Priority is that my customers do not complain about a fishy aftertaste after using Omega3 Priority™.
Too Much Omega-6 and Not Enough Omega-3?
While most North Americans eat way too much of the omega-6 oils found in meats and most vegetable oils, they suffer a relative deficiency of the omega-3 oils. This situation is associated with an increased risk for heart disease and about 60 other conditions, including cancer, arthritis, stroke, high blood pressure, skin diseases, and diabetes. Particularly important to good health are the longer chain omega-3 fatty acids, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) found in fish, especially cold-water fish, such as salmon, mackerel, herring, and halibut. Although the body can convert alpha-linolenic acid, a short chain omega-3 fatty acid from flaxseed oil, it is much more efficient to get them from fish oils. Furthermore, there is evidence that many people have a difficult time converting alpha-linolenic acid to EPA and DHA.
Why Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids Are Important
A diet that is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, results in altered cell membranes. Without a healthy membrane, cells lose their ability to hold water, vital nutrients, and electrolytes. They also lose their ability to communicate with other cells and be controlled by regulating hormones. Cell membrane dysfunction is a critical factor in the development of virtually every chronic disease, especially cancer, diabetes, arthritis, and heart disease. Not surprisingly, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids have shown tremendous effects against all of these diseases.
Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, are transformed into regulatory hormones, compounds known as prostaglandins. These compounds carry out many important tasks in the body. They regulate inflammation, pain, and swelling; they play a role in maintaining blood pressure; and they regulate heart, digestive, and kidney function. Prostaglandins also participate in the response to allergies, help control transmission of signals along the nerves, and help regulate the production of steroids and other hormones. Through their effects on prostaglandins and related compounds, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids can mediate many physiological processes making them useful in virtually every disease state as well.
If you have made a resolution to live healthier in 2018, then let Life Priority help you with our Omega3 Priority™ a pharmaceutical grade of Omega3 to support both Heart and Brain health.
Any questions? Call us at 913-438-5433. We’d be happy to answer any of your questions about Omega-3 fatty acids and how they can help you keep your New Year’s resolutions.
To your health!