Getting adequate amounts of both omega 3 DHA and ALA are important for cellular health.
They are an integral part of cell membranes throughout the body and affect the function of the cell receptors in these membranes. They provide the starting point for making hormones that regulate blood clotting, contraction and relaxation of artery walls, and inflammation.
Omega-3 fats have been shown to help prevent heart disease and stroke, and may help control lupus, eczema, and rheumatoid arthritis. They also may play protective roles in cancer and other conditions, such as brain function.
In fact, omega 3 DHA is vitally important in brain formation. Especially in the third trimester, a baby requires a lot of it due to the fact that the brain grows faster in this time period than at any time throughout one’s life. Children need it, and adults, especially as we age. There is no period throughout one’s life that it is not required for proper health. Unfortunately, it one of several nutrients that is often deficient.
Types of Omega 3 … DHA, ALA, EPA
Omega 3 DHA/EPA: Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) come mainly from fish, so they are sometimes called marine omega-3s. Actually, this type of omega 3 is found in specific algae. The algae is eaten, thus ends up in various sea life sources.
Omega 3 ALA/EPA: Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), the most common omega-3 fatty acid in most Western diets, is found in vegetable oils and nuts (especially walnuts), ‘fresh’ flax seeds, chia seeds, and leafy vegetables, and some animal fat, if truly grass-fed.
Personal Recommendation – IWI:
IWI has various algae-based omega 3 products to choose from: IWI Website
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David spent over 27 years in the mortgage/real estate business. But 33 years ago, God re-directed his life and placed in him a passion for natural health and prevention of disease. Today, David is a certified health consultant, and for the last 33 years has lived a natural food lifestyle and discovered simple, key components for living a lifestyle of health and vitality. One of the early things David realized is that disease was NOT the result of a drug deficiency. And that everything we think, say, and consume or are exposed to in some manner or another either supports our cellular structures or causes them to age faster and breakdown.
David believes there is nothing more important than to live within God’s blueprint for one’s life. Each of us has been given specific gifts, talents, and purpose that are to be lived out on a foundation of faith in Him and His Word.
“It saddens me to see people suffering, frustrated, or discouraged with life … and fall into the rut of living, unable to reach their full potential: spiritually, emotionally, physically, and financially. I think it’s also a travesty in this country people that are not educated in personal health care, nor in how to protect their privacy, assets, and often liberties. God has designed us to live amazing lives, and sometimes it just helps to find someone who will come alongside and provide the hope and direction needed at that moment. It’s about bringing together your personal and business aspirations into a balanced vision for your life, aligned with His Word.“
“Bottom line, what balance do you need to bring to your life, what type of life do you desire to create that enables you to be all you can be and live a life with no regret – a life that produces a faithful servant?”
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