ANTI-INFLAMMATORY BENEFITS OF OMEGA-6’S GLA

HEALTH PEARL #815

I have talked before about the essential fats OMEGA-3 and OMEGA-6. This means they are “essential” for our body.

However, we cannot make them ourselves; so, we need them from an outside source.

Fish offers the highest amount of OMEGA-3s, with flax and chia seeds as secondary sources.

And OMEGA-6s are primarily found in nuts, seeds, grains, and beans.

I’ve also mentioned that OMEGA-3’s are always anti-inflammatory, while too many OMEGA-6s in our diet can become inflammatory

Recent studies now have revealed that the active fat in OMEGA-6, called GLA (or Gamma Linolenic Acid), when given in the right amounts, can help to significantly reduce pain in people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, diabetic neuropathy, chronic low-grade inflammation, Osteoporosis, some cancers, atopic dermatitis, and acute respiratory distress.

So, if you suffer pain from any of these, come-in and try some high-potency OMEGA-6 GLA …at the Gesundheit! Nutrition Center on North 19th Avenue.                                                                                                                         

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