Doctor’s Notes 5/1

Omega 3 Acids – Provides great health benefits…

One of the major problems that obese people face is that they also suffer from other health problems that make the task of losing weight a bit more difficult. For example, high cholesterol, diabetes and excess weight — these conditions often go hand in hand and tend to exaggerate the health problems.

So, can Omega 3 help with weight loss in such circumstances? The good news is that Omega 3 fatty acids can help immensely in this situation and play an effective role in weight reduction naturally.

Get thin with a “good” fats.

Omega-3 fatty acids are dietary components necessary for optimal health. The body cannot produce omega-3 on its own, so it must be consumed in food. Consuming omega-3 fatty acids has been demonstrated to increase feelings of satiety, thus decreasing caloric intake and aiding in weight loss.

Fish oil supplements helped dieters lose more weight and reduce their fat stores further than dieters not taking fish oil supplements

Health

Omega-3s have the medically proven ability to reduce the amount of fat in your blood and help lower triglycerides. Triglycerides are a huge risk factor in heart attacks. Not only are they good for the heart but they help with depression, type 2 diabetes, fatigue, dry and itchy skin, brittle hair and nails, joint pain and other inflammation in the body, and the inability to concentrate. Here are some top 10 food sources for Omega-3s. Start a healthy habit by adding some of these items to your daily diet and remember to buy organic when available.

  • Flax Seeds
  • Dried Ground Cloves
  • Walnuts
  • Salmon, Halibut, Cod
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Dried Ground Oregano
  • Mustard Seeds
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cooked Soybeans

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