Thursday, January 18, 2007

Omega 3, 6 and 9

Know The Difference, Benefits and How Much Needed

We may have heard of the normal Omega 3 which has been much talked about. It has been associated with a healthy heart, blood pressure, good eye sight, ........ And Omega 6 as the normal cooking oil from palm based or soy based. Omega 9 is from olives and olive oil. Continue here for the difference....

A proper balance intake of the 3 types of Omega Oil is important to our health. Neither is to be neglected for a healthy lifestyle. Since each group contribute different functions to our body system, we need all of them in moderation and proportion.

Read more on Omega 3 for it uses, benefits, daily requirement, proportions,........ here

For Omega 6, continue here....

And Omega 9 here....

There is no doubt about the current situation where we consume more of the Omega 6 than the rest of the Omega 3 and 9. With this trend going, our health will be affected.

And as for Ladies who are taking Evening Primrose Oil, Beware! You might be overdosed. The normal cooking oil is more than enough of Omega 6!

From the Nutritionist point of view, we are lack of Omega 3 and Omega 9 in general. Therefore, we need to consume more of these 2 essential oil to balance up our consumption.

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