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Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs)

Supplemental Doses for Life-long Maintenance

Recommended DAILY Maintenance Doses of Supplemental
 Omega-3 ALA/EPA/DHA and Omega-6 GLA


Since some inhibitors to the ALA conversion pathways are likely to be present, it is necessary to obtain at least some of your DHA and EPA in a marine oil.
4-1000mg Capsules=>
440 mg DHA,
360mg EPA
Wild Salmon Oil - recommended because it is the least processed of the marine oils - simply oil pressed from the fish. Take 2 caps with each of 2 meals. Will be posting more on this marine oil choice - look for independent purity-testing, oxygen/light/heat-free production, good quality capsules to protect oil from oxidation, and a high stock-turnover.
2-500mg Capsules => ~150mg EPA, ~90mg DHA Neptune Krill Oilâ„¢ NKO is a stable oil with its high antioxidant content. High EPA/DHA bio-availability means you don't need as many milligrams as in fish oil. Although the dose still seems rather low.
Neptune Krill Oil (NKO)
~1.5-2g EPA/DHA
OIly wild-caught fish - Eg. Wild Salmon
Eating fish for Omega-3
??? Other Fish oils - currently researching the various new types of highly processed fish oils to determine their purity and effectiveness.

2 Tbsp Fresh Ground, Organic FLAXMEAL (3.2g ALA =>~.5g EPA/DHA) - a natural, unprocessed food, containing valuable nutrients (fiber, mucilage, lignans, +++);1 1/3 Tbsp. Flax seeds yields 2 Tbsp. Flax meal. BEST ALA Choice - but consume no more than ~6 Tbsp. FLAXMEAL /day. Also, drink 1 Cup liquid (e.g. milk) per 3 Tbsp. ground flax (flax seed absorbs water).
1 Tbsp. Fresh, organic, expeller-pressed FLAX OIL (7.4g ALA) - Flax oil is missing protein, fiber and some vitamins/minerals from the seed. Also, the oil begins to deteriorate in the presence of light, heat and air - Once opened, flax oil keeps only 4-6 weeks in fridge. Omega-3 is made more bio-available by blending Flax Oil with Cottage Cheese to enhance Fat delivery to Cells
If you have a health problem - then taking a daily dose of several Tbsps. of flax seed OIL blended with cottage cheese is a simple, yet powerful therapy to restore health: The BUDWIG PROTOCOL
Omega-6  GLA
~200 mg

2000 mg EVENING PRIMROSE OIL (EPO) (provides180mg GLA / day) EPO is ~9% GLA
1000 mg BLACKCURRANT SEED OIL (BSO) (provides ~ 200mg GLA / day)BSO is ~17% GLA
1000 mg
Economical ~¼ tsp oil
BORAGE OIL (BO) (provides ~ 230mg GLA / day) BO is ~20-25% GLA
** Different ways to use Omega-6 oils - may be taken as a supplement, mixed into food, or used in topical applications as an additive in a 10% ratio with other base oils. These oils must be used cold to retain health benefits (i.e. should not be heated).
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