Omega Foods Apps and Tools
Voluntary food choices create a different balance in body HUFA balance. HUFA balance values range from 25% to 85% omega-6 in HUFA. Those values link directly to Omega 3-6 Balance Scores of foods eaten. The Omega 3-6 Balance Scores were developed in 2012 to help people make informed food choices. Visit Omega3Scores.com on-line or download apps.
Apps with Omega 3-6 Balance Scores – Apps help you find foods with more positive Scores that will increase the omega-3 in your tissue HUFA . When you know the Score, it helps you eat less food with a big negative Score (that will increase the omega-6). Plan to NIX6 and EAT3.
Plan to eat 20 different foods every day. They will give a good mix of needed minerals and vitamins. Lots of vegetables have Omega 3-6 Balance Scores near zero. Remember to NIX6 while you EAT3. Look at the EAT3 and NIX6 files to see Scores you need to know.
NEW, Free Software to Plan Meals – Omega Meals is a new interactive personal computer program that replaces KIM-2 (Keep It Managed). It uses Omega 3-6 Balance Scores to let you see a food’s impact. Omega Meals manages EFA contents of over 9,000 food servings,fitting them to each person’s taste, lifestyle and risk aversion. Download for either a Mac or Windows computer.
Diet Balance –> Tissue Balance Calculator – A convenient calculator uses intake of four types of omega fat to estimate the balance among tissue HUFA. 1-18-carbon omega-3 PUFA; 2-18-carbon omega-6 PUFA; 3-20-and 22-carbon omega-3 HUFA; 4-20-and 22-carbon omega-6 HUFA.The estimates help you plan foods that make a change in HUFA balance to give desired wellness outcome.
Updated May, 2015