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Lack of Omega 3

Posted on 29th Jun 2017 @ 3:19 PM

Article Highlights
  • Importance of a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Benefits of a diet rich in Omega-3
  • Symptoms of an Omega 3 deficiency
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A diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids is key to having a healthy heart and well-functioning cells throughout the body. A lack of Omega-3 can lead to a fatty acid deficiency. Many Americans do not get the recommended amount of Omega-3, which is about 1-3 grams per day, according to the American Heart Association.

A lack of Omega-3, and thus deficiency can manifest with the following symptoms:

  • Rough or dry, bumpy skin
  • Dry, dull, brittle hair and dandruff
  • Soft, peeling, or brittle nails
  • Excessive thirst
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Difficulty paying attention
  • Excessive mood swings, depression, or unwarranted anxiety

If you are experiencing these symptoms, a doctor can perform a fatty acid profile through a blood test. The causes may include a lack of Omega-3 in the diet, lifestyle factors which may affect the metabolism of fats (such as smoking cigarettes, consuming alcohol, stress, or diabetes), genetics, or immune system issues.

To overcome a lack of Omega-3, it is important to eat foods that increase levels of the fatty acid in your body, as well as to supplement your diet with an Omega-3 dietary supplement.

 

* THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THESE PRODUCTS ARE NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE OR PREVENT DISEASE.
**SIMOPOULIS 2011/P204/A, B (SIMOPOULIS AP MOL. NEUROBIOL. 2011/44:203-215)

† Supportive, but not conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. ♦The MegaRed 3X formulation uses a self microemulsifying drug delivery system (SMEDDS) technology to support high absorption. Studies show that applying the SMEDDS technology to highly concentrated fish oils dramatically improve the absorption of both EPA and DHA

 

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