Omega 3 - The life fuel

Benefits of Omega 3

Omega 3 is a type of fatty acid that helps produce the energy needed for life.

The human body produces only very little Omega 3 and must therefore get more of it from food or supplements.

Omega 3 has been studied extensively during the last decades and there are already thousands of studies on it, many of which show a clear and wide benefit for health, such as cardiovascular and mental health.

Adding to that, there is now an increasing number of studies that shows how good Omega 3 is for children, infants and fetuses alike.

 


Types of Omega 3

There are many types of Omega 3 fatty acids. Two notable examples are DHA and EPA

AlvoGenius contains a high concentration of DHA, making it suitable for the growing infant brain.

 

Omega 3 vs. Omega 6

There used to be a good balance between our consumption of Omega 3 and Omega 6, which is another type of fatty acid.5

Today, the balance is lost and that disruption is believed to be one of the contributing factors to the increase of lifestyle related disease today, such as heart disease, and even mental health problems.6

Omega 6 fatty acids are known for increasing inflammation in the body. Inflammation plays an important role in many illnesses like arthritis and heart disease.

It therefore makes a lot of sense for modern people to consume enough Omega 3 to even out the difference between Omega 3 and 6, which used to be 1:1 but is now 1:20.5

Once there was balance

Now we only eat 5% of the Omega 3
we used to as compared with Omega 6

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