Tip Of The Week

Oil your Brain

Oil Your Brain and body

The brain and body need vital nutrients to function to its optimum performance. If you had a ferrari on your drive how fast and how far would you be able to drive by filling the fuel tank with pure sugar? The human body is more powerful and performs at its best with the correct fuel.What does the brain and body need to be at its full potential?

There has been tremendous research on Omega-3 fatty oils vital role in supporting the body and brain. Here ia direct quote from a research paper “Nutrition has an important role in mental health as the brain relies on both macro- and micronutrients for development and functioning In particular, suboptimal levels of omega-3  polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) are emerging as a potentially modifiable risk factor for mental illness. Since their discovery in the 1970s as key components of brain tissue , long-chain n-3 PUFA have been postulated to serve critical roles in brain development, and function and a lack of these fatty acids has been implicated in a number of mental health conditions over the lifespan, from developmental disorders and mental retardation in childhood, to depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder, stress, hostility and aggression in adulthood, and cognitive decline, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in late adulthood”. The paper was entitled Oiling the Brain: A Review of Randomized Controlled Trials of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Psychopathology across the Lifespan by Natalie Parletta (formerly Sinn) has a PhD, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), and Master of Dietetics. Her research focuses on nutrition and mental  health, and the role of parenting styles and feeding practices in child and adolescent diets.…

I have read the book Genius Foods by Max Lugavere about a year ago with many useful tips on nutrition. In his book mentions he mentions Omega-3 fatty oils as one ingredients to a healthy life, the mediterranean diet.The olds are found predominately in fish. That is a problem for my taste, Ever since my childhood I have never enjoyed seafood despite living near the sea. The solution I found useful by taking natural fish in capsules form. Before you make any changes to your nutrition seek professional advice as it could be detrimental to your health.

Here are some benefits have healthy omega-3 fatty oils

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Remember to oil your brain with omega-3.

references

https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/do-omega-3s-protect-your-thinking-skills

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6563911/

https://unisa-au.academia.edu/NatalieParletta

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/17-health-benefits-of-omega-3#section9

https://www.avogel.co.uk/food/9-incredible-health-benefits-of-omega-3/

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