Healthy fatty acid deficiency is epidemic. It has led to a lot of conditions such as: musculoskeletal issues, cardiovascular health issues, skin issues, mental and emotional issues. Cooking and industrialization, and adulterated fats are all factors to this. Inflammation management is hampered if there is a fatty acid deficiency
Fats are needed for:
There are two fatty acids that are essential to the body that we must get from the diet (the body cannot make them):
Omega 6- Linoleic acid
Omega 3- Alpha Linolenic acid
Eating grass fed/pasture raised animal products provides a healthier balance of omega 3/ omega 6 fatty acids.
Healthy fats to include in the diet:
Fats to avoid:
Water is the most common nutritional deficiency in the American population. It makes up 55-60% of body mass. Most of the volume of the cells and body fluids is water.
Water is needed for:
Drink ½ of your body weight in ounces.
Almost everyone gets enough calcium, but most are missing the cofactors (a substance that is essential for the activity of an enzyme) that allow the body to absorb and use it.
Minerals are needed for:
Try adding a pinch of unrefined sea salt to your water for a cheap electrolyte drink- instead of drinking a sugary Gatorade!
I love Redmond Real Salt and Celtic Sea Salt
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