How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

How will saturated fat and omega 3 fat affect your brain?

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
There are a lot of recommendations for a ketogenic diet now, as a way of promoting health.Eating a ketogenic diet means that you eat a very high-fat diet.You can also find recommendations for consuming a lot of saturated fat.We have known about the effect of fat for quite some time.Let’s...
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Do you have kids? How to improve ADHD without side effects.

Do you have kids? How to improve ADHD without side effects.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
  This research reviewed randomized controlled trials assessing the effects of omega 3fatty acids on clinical symptoms and cognition in children and young people withattention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (Chang JP, et al. 2017).The researchers also reviewed case-control studies which evaluated the levels ofomega 3 fatty acids in the blood...
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Do you want to feel less anxious? This has shown to help.

Do you want to feel less anxious? This has shown to help.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  No one wants to feel anxious, so what can you do?  The aim of this research was to find out if omega 3 fatty acids would reduce inflammatory markers and symptoms of anxiety in healthy young adults (Kiecolt-Glaser JK, et.al., 2011). The participants of this double blind placebo controlled...
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One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

One good reason it is important to have a low omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acid ratio

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
  Both omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids are essential which means we have to get them through the diet, since the body cannot make them.  The omega 6 fatty acid intake is quite a bit higher than the omega 3 intake the way most people eat now. Omega...
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Eating fish is not the best way to get Omega 3.

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
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How well is your fish oil absorbed?

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Save your eyes: reduce the risk of macular degeneration

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
We all value our eyesight. New research shows us an easy way to help prevent macular degeneration (Merle BM, et al. 2013). 963 participants were followed for 31 months and plasma fatty acids were measured from fasting blood samples, eye examinations were also performed. High plasma omega-3 fatty acids were...
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Women with low omega 3 fat intake have increased cardiovascular risk.

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Surprising benefit of omega 3 fatty acids

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler
Loss of muscle mass as we get older is a common problem for many. Omega 3 fatty acids have been found to stimulate protein anabolism (construction of protein) in animals, but it has not been known if omega 3 fatty acids are able to do the same in humans. The...
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Biological Aging

Posted by:  Didrik Sopler, Ph.D., L.Ac.
Whatever your chronological age, your biological age may be more or less than that. If your chronological age is 60 years, you may biologically be only 50 if you are in good shape or it could be 70 if you are in bad shape.
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