8 Reasons Why You Need to Focus on Maximizing Omega 3s

8 Reasons Why You Need to Focus on Maximizing Omega 3s

When it comes to protecting your health, not all fats are created equal. At the top of the health pinnacle are the omega-3 fatty acids, a key member of the omega fatty acid family which also includes the omega-6s. All of them are polyunsaturated fats. All are considered essential fatty acids, that is, we need them to survive but our bodies don’t produce them so we have to consume them in our diet. Omega-3s have an anti-inflammatory effect in the body and omega-6s, a pro-inflammatory effect. And we need both types – but the proper balance is the difference between a healthy future and a diseased one.
5 Ways Boosting Metabolic Flexibility Helps Keep Blood Sugar And Weight In Check

5 Ways Boosting Metabolic Flexibility Helps Keep Blood Sugar And Weight In Check

Eating three carb-heavy meals a day with carb-y snacks in-between is one way to virtually ensure that your body will be metabolically inflexible – which the opposite of what you want your body to do. As a result of those way-too-plentiful carbs, our bodies get less and less good at tapping into fat and burning it for energy, so much so that when we burn through our body’s carb stores – and it doesn’t take very long— it doesn’t readily switch to fat. We become literally weak with hunger. It's as if your backup generator doesn’t kick on when the power goes out.

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