Have You Heard about Omega 3?

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Have You Heard about Omega 3?

Those who are health-conscious (and even those who are not so health-conscious) have surely heard a bit about omega 3, a fatty acid. While most people have heard of it, many are still unsure exactly what it is or why it's important.

The majority of Americans eat too much processed food, which is typically high in omega 6. We all could use more omega 3 in the foods we eat. Studies have shown too much omega 6 and too little omega 3 can cause an imbalance which can result in chronic inflammation and other conditions. We need to make changes for the better where our health is concerned. Trying to eat more whole, unprocessed plant-based foods while reducing the processed convenience foods we eat is a great start, but is it enough? 

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More of the science behind omega 3 vs omega 6 and the health aspects of it all can be found at: Omega 3 Fatty Acids - Health Professional Fact Sheet and Understanding How Omega 3 Dampens Inflammatory Reactions - Science Daily.

Some of the best sources of omega 3 are flax seeds and chia seeds as well as walnuts. Whole flax that can be ground just before ingesting is the most potent. Chia does not need to be ground before eating. Both chia and flax are whole foods that are very high in omega 3 and also fiber. They have lots of great minerals such as iron, magnesium, and other nutrients. 

Here at green, we've got you covered! Check out all the products we carry right now (currently about two dozen) to help you add more plant-based omega 3 to your diet with ease and convenience, with more products being added each week: https://www.shopgreen.co/search?q=omega.

Which products are your favorites to incorporate more omega 3 fatty acids into your life? Share below! 


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