Did you know the brain is believed to consist of at least 60 percent fat?! Burning healthy fats for fuel are critical for proper brain function. In fact, the brain simply cannot function (correctly) without fats.
Many health benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids include: Provide building blocks for cell membranes and hormones, provide optimal fuel for your heart, stabilize blood sugar levels, help to lower cholesterol levels, increase satiety, aid with the absorption of critical minerals and help with the assimilation and absorption of fat-soluble vitamins A, D , E and K.
A diet lacking in Essential fatty acids can result in:
Mental Fog, weight gain, allergies, poor quality sleep, dry hair, cracked/dry heals, lack of concentration, memory problems, dry skin, fatigue and depression.
Best sources of Omega-3 fatty acids include:
Salmon, walnuts, chia seeds, tuna, mackerel, sardines, anchovies, white fish, hemp seeds and egg yolks. Supplementation is also an amazing way to boost your Omega-3’s; just remember not all supplements are created equally, quality counts!