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Save money on expensive skin creams

Do you have chicken skin on your upper arms?

You may be deficient in Essential fatty acids


Must be obtained through the diet because the body cannot make them

Omega 3 From fish and oils

ALA (ALPHA-LINOLENIC-ACID) = flax (linseed), pumpkin, walnuts

Converts to:

EPA =Eicopsapentaenoc acid (fish oil) physical

DHA = docosahexaenoic Acid (fish oil) mental

Omega 3 –

  • Anti inflammation (plus good for crohns disease)

  • Cardiovascular

  • Pregnancy and lactation. Low levels = pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

  • Dysmenorrhea (anti inflammatory)

  • Brain health DHA comprises of 25% of the brain. Low amounts = memory loss, visual and other neurological conditions

  • Mental health – prevents depression. Cholesterol lowering diets increase the incidence of depression

  • Auto-Immune. Many involve inflammatory processes eg rheumatoid arthritis

Omega 6 from borage oil

LA (LINOLEIC ACID) = nuts and seeds

Converts to:

GLA = gamma-linolenic-acid (evening primrose, borage oil)

DGLA = dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (breast milk)

Omega 6

  • Anti inflammation (prostaglandin series 1) Better results when combined with omega 3

  • Pre-menstrual syndrome. When converted to GLA, then prostaglandins (hormone like substances)

  • Menorrhagia (heavy periods) Plus reduce meat and dairy products

  • Hormone balance

  • Diabetic Neuropathy. The GLA helps prevent neuropathy, nerve damage that affects between 60% and 70% of all diabetics

  • Skin Health. The GLA helps with skin disorders including eczema, psoris and dry skin

Omega 9 from olive and linseed oil

(Oleic Acid) = olive oil, almonds/almond oil, advocado

Can be metabolised into energy by may be incorporated in nerve fibres and cell membranes

  • Cardiovascular health. Having favourable effects on cholesterol levels, helping blood clotting by degreasing platelet aggregation and reducing high blood pressure

  • Glucose tolerance. Monounsaturated fats when replacing saturates and trans fats in the diet may he helpful in aiding blood sugar control

  • Membrane Health. monounsaturated fatty acids are incorporated into cell membranes, maintaining proper cell function

  • Gastrointestinal health by reducing gastric acid secretion and preventing gallstone formation

For further advice don’t hesitate to contact me 085 1367488/0647761681

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