The question remains – what do we really need? In honor of National Nutrition Month, here are the Top Four Musts for nutritional supplementation.
#2: Omega 3 (Fish Oil)
Omega 3s are considered “Essential Fatty Acids”. Essential in this context means that it’s not something that our bodies make – we have to ingest it. Omega 3s and Omega 6s support your nervous, cardiovascular, immune, and reproductive systems. You want to keep a healthy Omega 3:6 ratio (ideally a 1:1 – 1:4). The problem? We ingest a much larger amount of Omega 6 in our diets, tipping the ratio.
To balance things out, add 3000mg of a high quality Fish Oil daily. Look for one made with small fish (less toxins), and with both EPA and DHA.
This blog maybe be reproduced in part or in its entirety in print or online with specific permission from Dr. Dan Turo.
Please contact our office directly at 412-369-0400 or email@example.com for details.