Incredible Omega 3!

January 27, 2014 at 4:11 pm 1 comment

Not only do GOOD Hemp products taste delicious- they are packed full of GOOD stuff, including Omega 3. Hemp really is an amazing plant and is great as a source of Omega 3 for vegetarians, vegans and everyone else too! It contains an almost perfect ratio of Omega 3 to Omega 6 which means that the body can make the best use of these good fats.

Just one tablespoon of GOOD OIL contains 96% of an adult’s recommended daily Omega 3 intake so it is really easy to get these good fats into your diet, and they really are essential! Essential fatty acids such as Omega 3, 6 and 9 are called this as they cannot be produced by the body. So what does Omega 3 actually do?

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  • Promotes heart health- Omega 3 fatty acids help with cardiovascular health in a number of ways. By helping lower cholesterol and preventing the build-up of plaque in the arteries that can contribute to heart attacks and strokes, also they can prevent blood clots from forming.
  • Promotes brain health- Omega 3 feeds your brain!People who don’t get enough Omega 3 in their diet face an increased risk of developing conditions such as dementia, depression, attention-deficit disorder, dyslexia and schizophrenia. Cell membranes in the brain are made almost entirely of fats, including Omega 3 fatty acids. Researchers believe that they help keep the membrane more elastic, enhancing the flow of electrical impulses.
  • Can improve arthritis symptoms- Omega 3 reduces inflammation throughout the body, so this is great news for those that suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. Eating Omega 3s every day can lead to reduced stiffness in the joints of patients. In a study, some patients were even able to stop taking arthritis medication after taking Omega 3 supplements every day for three months.
  • Improves skin health- Omega 3 helps to keep your skin hydrated and stop it from drying out and flaking. It can also help to protect skin from damage from UV rays from the sun. Also, because of it’s anti-inflammatory properties Omega 3 can help to relieve skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis.

These are just a few of the benefits Omega 3 can have when eaten in the diet. With GOOD products such as GOOD OIL it is really easy to get the recommended amounts without trying too hard! Swap your olive oil for hemp oil and feel the difference to your health!

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  • 1. Robert  |  January 29, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    Hemp products in general are so healthy. It’s a shame they receive such little press compared to flax. Great article.

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