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Essential fatty acids (EFAs)

How to obtain essential fats EFAs

How to obtain the ESSENTIAL fatty acids (EFAs)

Our body can NOT make EFAs, so we have to include them in our diet

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Ideally we need to consume Omega-6 and Omega-3 fatty acids in balance with each other.   Their presence in the body affects many systems vital for our health

EFAs - 5 Vital Functions

-   Typically, anyone who has not paid attention to their essential fat intake, has typically been having more than enough omega-6 fats (usually from meat, eggs, and refined seed oils containing damaged and toxic fatty acids), but very little omega-3. Fortunately, the body does have an Omega-6 overload protection mechanism, but it can't manufacture omega-3, you have to consume it.

-   Insufficient intake of omega-3 to balance plentiful omega-6  intake and presence in cell membranes has health consequences.    E.g. excessive inflammation, brain/nerve disorders, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer, rheumatoid athritis . . . 

Omega-3 /Omega-6 Imbalance

How to obtain Omega-3

How to obtain Omega-6

EFAs require certain nutrients for their effective use:

Vitamins and Minerals NECESSARY for Effective Use of EFAs

1-2-3- Strategy for obtaining essential fats

(1) - - - Attempt to eliminate damaged fats in your diet

Damaged Fats include  trans fats, hydrogenated fats, lipid peroxides.   Very difficult to avoid, but read labels and try not to consume:

•    Any refined seed/nut/bean oils or products containing them.   i.e. typical grocery-store vegetable oils, ready-meals, commercially processed, long shelf-life foods, such as cookies, cakes, crackers, bread, candies, most peanut butter, pancake mixes, instant soups, chocolate spreads, some salad dressings/ mayonaise,  junk foods, chips, croutons, granola bars.

•    Foods fried in low-smoke point, polyunsaturated oils.    i.e. most fried foods in restaurants (typically using the cheaper polyunsaturated oils), donuts, fried chips, etc.  Better choices for frying oils are those with high smoke-points - coconut, avocado, ghee (clarified butter), palm or palm kernel oil. Peanut oil and soybean oils have high smoke-points, but these oils have other problems.

Best, most stable fats /oils to use for frying

•    Hydrogenated oils or products containing them.    E.g. margarine, shortening (such as Crisco®).

Damaged, altered, toxic fats

(2) - - - Address the likely Omega-3 deficiency

For the initial 4 - 12 months, supplement omega-3 intake with a DAILY DOSE of Flaxseed and Marine oil.   Since some inhibitors to the ALA to EPA/DHA conversion pathways are likely to be present, it becomes necessary to obtain at least some of your DHA /EPA in a marine oil (E.g. wild salmon oil, cod liver oil, krill oil or by eating oily fish). 

Do NOT supplement omega-6 during this time.    After 4-12 months, the Omega-3 deficiency should have been eliminated, and Omega-3 intake can then optionally be balanced with a supplement of good, undamaged Omega-6 fats.

INITIAL OMEGA-3 DAILY DOSAGE CHART

(3)- - - Ensure a life-long MAINTENANCE amount of both Omega-3 and Omega-6

Consuming or supplementing with high levels of just Omega-3 for too long can cause an imbalance with Omega-6.    After about 18 months, you would begin to have an excess of anti-inflammatory omega-3 in your tissues, and you would probably be dealing with too much suppression of the generally pro-inflammatory Omega-6 AA, which would imbalance your body's inflammatory / anti-inflammatory eicosanoid production, and consequently would induce health problems.  One sign of excess omega-3 is thin, papery-feeling, dried out skin, which cracks easily.

After your initial 4-12 months of initial high level omega-3 supplementation, you should reduce intake to a maintenance level, and optionally add omega-6 supplementation:

 DAILY OMEGA-3 / OMEGA-6 MAINTENANCE DOSAGE CHART


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Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT)

   Electrotherapy

       "The medical kit of the future"

The Body Electric

General electrotherapy health benefits.   Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:

Detoxification Wellness / Healthy aging Pain relief 
Relief from insomnia Immune system restoral Anti-Inflammatory
Maximizes cellular energy production Accelerated tissue /bone
/scar healing
Stress Reduction
Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation Increased blood oxygen
/ circulation
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There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:

Balances neurotransmitters Relieves pain Treats depression
Substance abuse withdrawal Relieves insomnia Relieve stress / anxiety
Anti-Inflammatory Fibromyalgia +++