Tag: fish oil
Modern industrialised diets are way too high in omega 6, and too low in omega 3 [...]
Dutch researchers surveyed 566 organic food consumers using an online questionnaire.
19% of respondents said they had improvements in the condition of their hair, skin and nails (1).
Proponents of organic food have long claimed it to be nutritionally superior in comparison to conventionally farmed food.
According to new research from Norway, excessive consumption of the essential fatty acid omega 6 may lead to issues with appetite control mechanisms in the brain, increasing the likelihood of weight gain.
This study showed that feeding mice high levels of omega 6 resulted in increased levels of appetite enhancing chemicals, and a subsequent increase in food intake. Omega 6 converts to arachidonic acid, which is a key component of the appetite enhancing chemicals 2-AG and AEA.