Chronic Inflammatory Disease is a very common condition in the Western world. It is caused by a nutritional imbalance and can easily be corrected, provided the nature of fatty acids is properly understood.
What do Attention Deficit Disorder, depression, anger miss-management, bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia and Alzheimer’s all have in common? They all point to the deficiency of the one nutrient that is most deplete in most Westerner bodies. Learn more by reading this health and nutrition article.
Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) kids all show Essential Fatty Acid (EFA) deficiency symptoms. They also tend to have very low EFA tissue content. The first line of attack for dealing with symptoms and treatment for ADHD should be nutritional. EFA replenishment is clearly needed.
The body responds to invaders and injuries with an inflammatory response. This response is controlled by hormone-like chemical messengers called inflammatory prostaglandins. For good health, inflammatory prostaglandins must be balanced with non-inflammatory prostaglandins.
Not only are there bad fats and good fats, but there are also essential fats. Essential fatty acids are essential for health. Do you know what an essential fatty acid is? Find out what these important nutrients are and then read on to find out how to get enough of them in your diet.
ADHD children are deficient in DHA, the main fatty acid found in fish oil. Are children who receive Ritalin for ADHD symptoms really receiving the treatment of choice? What if it is EFA metabolism that holds the secret to ADHD? What if Ritalin is not safe in the long run?
Mother’s milk supplies a baby with the omega-3 fatty acid DHA. Sufficient quantities of DHA are essential for healthy infant development as well as maternal well being. Mothers must take measures to supplement their diets with essential fatty acids. Formula fed babies also need supplementation.
Mental depression is very strongly related to essential fatty acid levels in the body. Brain cells require the highest concentration of essential fatty acids of any of the body’s tissues. This is because optimum brain function requires optimum membrane activity.
Syndrome X is the name given to the pre-diabetes state. You can reverse this state simply by increasing omega-3 levels in your bodily tissues. Here are some tips on what you need to look for if you are wondering about diabetes in your case.
Diabetes is a serious disease with nasty complications. It is one of the many diseases that is caused by an essential fatty acid deficiency. Find out the difference between type I and type II diabetes, and what cell membranes have to do with this condition.
It is easy to use flax seed oil as your main omega 3 supplement. Successfully using flax seed oil to provide your body with essential fatty acids requires some understanding on how different oils interact. Here are some tips on using flax seed oil successfully.
Modern illness are all related to the massive deficiency in essential fatty acids suffered by so many persons in the Western world. Degenerative diseases are exacerbated, if not outright caused by this situation. Here is an brief outline of the role that essential fatty acids play.
Essential fatty acids influence a broad range of heath conditions. Not only are they involved in the fundamental structure of the cell membranes of all the cells in your body, but they are also involved in numerous areas of cellular function and metabolism.
From a conventional point of view you could say that trans fats are like saturated fats on steroids. If saturated fats are bad (though, in fact, there exists some debate on this issue), trans fats are much worse. What are trans fats and what harm do they cause?