Nix the Six and Eat the Three
That is the essential dietary advice of Dr. William Lands. Americans consume a diet that contains too much omega-6 fatty acids. We need to eat less of those foods and consume more foods rich in omega-3. This simple yet profound advice is critical for everyone who wants to have better health. Dr. Lands explains the background of omega-3 research and why the omega fatty balance is so important to human health.
It has become my opinion that changing the omega fatty acid balance is foundational to better health. Most especially for anyone with inflammatory issues. Dr. Lands has developed a simple home test for measuring your omega fatty acid status. This test details your omega fatty acid profile and reveals how your scores compare with other populations around the world. This omega profile is one way to measure health and disease risk. Once you know your test results then you can adjust your fatty acid intake to achieve better health. If you want to know more about this test, listen to the following podcast with Dr. Doug Bibus.
About Dr. Lands
WILLIAM E. M. (BILL) LANDS was Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Michigan (1955-1980) and the University of Illinois (1980-1991) where he studied the metabolism of fats, phospholipids, and prostaglandins. He authored over 250 papers and the book, Fish, Omega-3 and Human Health, 2nd Edition, updated in 2005 from the 1985, Fish and Human Health. One of the world’s 1000 most cited scientists in 1965-1978. After retiring from university teaching, he directed the basic research program at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (1990-1997) and served as Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director (1997-2002).
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