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 the 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. Make your own RECIPE REPAIRS using ideas and apps noted below.
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 increases the omega-6 in HUFA. NEW, Free Software – Omega Meals is a new interactive personal computer application. It uses Omega 3-6 Balance Scores to let you see a food’s impact and manages EFA contents of over 9,000 food servings,fitting them to each person’s taste, lifestyle and risk aversion.
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.
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 July, 2020