Do You Suffer From Omega-6 Toxicity?

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Omega-6 toxicity refers to a condition in the body where there is increased inflammation which could result in the development of chronic diseases.

And it’s a condition that is slowly poisoning you and your health, plus the health of everyone around you!

The chronic diseases are heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and even some cancers.

Typically, omega-6 toxicity occurs due to an altered ratio of omega-3/omega-6 fatty acids, which is common in Western diets

The recommended ratio for omega-3/omega-6 fatty acids is 4:1. However, due to our diet, the ratio is more like 10:1 or in some cases, 30:1 in favor of omega-6 fatty acids.

And this is where the toxicity starts to rear its ugly head.

Most Western diets are filled with unhealthy eating patterns, reliance on fast food, junk food, and processed food.

Most of the foods that you eat from restaurants, vending machines, or even BIG food companies are made from a type of oil (corn, soybean, cottonseed, vegetable, etc.) that has high levels of omega-6 fatty acids.

Therefore, the foods you eat may be creating that altered ratio of good fats to bad fats, which may increase things such as your weight, cholesterol, and more importantly, your inflammation levels.

And due to the inflammation, the risk for developing one of the chronic diseases listed above significantly increases.

What can you do about this?

Easy!

Include more healthy fats into your diet!

You can find healthy fats in a lot of food products that may alter your ratio – for the better!

Foods like olive oil, avocados, nuts, and fatty fish all contain healthy levels of omega-3 fatty acids and are a perfect alternative for increasing your omega-3 intake.

However, most people shouldn’t stop there…

The fact is: you may not eat these foods every day and need something on a routine, daily basis.

And the solution is simple: Krill oil!

Krill oil contains doses of EPA and DHA – which are the omega-3 fatty acids – bound in a more usable, bioavailable form.

This allows for your body to break it down and absorb it easier.

Unlike fish oil, Krill oil is bound by a phospholipid backbone, therefore allowing it to skip an extra step in the liver, allowing for more of the beneficial fats to be absorbed and used by your body.

And this is when the magic happens.

Having more available DHA and EPA circulating in your blood, may counteract the ill-effects that you experience from omega-6 fatty acids.

So if you are suffering from some form of arthritis…

Or have the early stages of heart disease…

Or you could have diabetes…

Then chances are, you may have higher than normal levels of inflammation (a simple blood test can tell you) which could be a sign that you need to alter your diet and include more omega-3 fatty acids and less omega-6 fats into your daily nutrition routine.

By replacing the omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, you may positively alter the ratio between the good and bad fats, therefore improving a number of different health parameters in your body.

And this will create a less toxic environment where the cells of your body can flourish and perform their everyday job – protecting your health!

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