Essential Fatty Acids Home Page
TOOLS for FOOD CHOICES
Omega 3-6 Balance Scores show the likely impact of a food item on your body’s HUFA balance. Use apps to plan meals, shop or talk about foods with friends. Replace foods with negative scores by foods with positive scores.
PEOPLE MAKE DIFFERENT FOOD CHOICES
Traditional ethnic foods have different balances of essential fatty acids. The foods lead to different proportions (25% to 85%) of omega-6 stored in body HUFA. Remember to make so you will NIX 6 and EAT 3.
OMEGA 3 & 6 EFA LINK FOOD TO HEALTH
Essential Fatty Acids (EFA) are stored in the body as highly unsaturated fatty acids (HUFA) that form potent hormones that alter health. Many co-morbidities have more n-6 than n-3 HUFA.
EFA RESEARCH STORIES
How we got to “NIX6 and EAT3”. Research results on essential fatty acids (EFA) and their balance. EFA-based hormone-like molecules act with both benefit and harm. Balancing 6 and 3 has important outcomes.
The USDA and the HHS make Dietary Guidelines about food intake. Omega-6 in the absence of omega-3 nutrients has a very narrow therapeutic window. Lower risk of harm links to lower proportions of n-6 in HUFA. Get a healthy balance of essential fatty acids as you NIX6 and EAT3.
PERSONAL & CORPORATE WELLNESS
Balance two nutrient conditions to prevent the need to treat disease signs and symptoms:
1- food energy intake and expenditure;
2- balance omega-3 and omega-6 intakes to balance body HUFA.
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Omega 3-6 Balance Scores help NIX6 and EAT3.
Website by Bill Lands
updated July, 2020