Product Spotlight: Essential Fatty Acids
Fatty acids are essential for good health and development. Unfortunately, most adults consume less than recommended for optimum health . Here we discuss what essential fatty acids are, their importance in the body, and the benefits of Pure Form Omega Natural.
What are Essential Fatty Acids?
Essential fatty acids are fatty acids that the body can’t synthesize. Also known as EFAs, our body needs them for various functions. The two most essential fatty acids for optimal health are:
- Alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3). It is converted into docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), the active forms of omega-3 fatty acids.
- Linoleic acid (omega-6). A fatty acid occurs naturally in select plant foods, vegetables, nuts, and other plant food.
EFAs were originally classified as vitamin F when first discovered in 1923, but further studies in 1929 determined they are better classified as fats.
For centuries, it's believed man consumed both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids at a 1:1 ratio. Today, the average person eats more omega-6 fatty acids at a rate of 16:1. Both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are essential for good health, but consuming the correct ratio of each helps maximize their benefits for the body. This means most people need to increase their omega-3 fatty acid intake.
Since the body can’t produce EFAs, Pure Form Omega Natural was created to help people get the proper ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids they need. Studies on EFAs have noted the following:
Relieve Chronic Inflammation
Essential fatty acids in oily fish may inhibit many aspects of inflammation, including rheumatoid arthritis and atherosclerotic plaques. 
Helps Fight Depression
A review of studies on omega-3 fatty acids for the treatment of depression found them to be more effective than a placebo for adults and children. In test subjects suffering from bipolar depression, patients who completed at least one month of follow-up had a 50% or greater reduction in Hamilton Depression scores, with no significant side effects reported. 
Improve Heart Health
Studies indicate that omega-3 fatty acids could reduce the risk of cardiac death. As a result, national and international guidelines suggest people consume at least 20 mg/day of omega-3 fatty acids or at least two servings per week of oily fish. 
Studies also indicate a moderate consumption of omega-6 fatty acids lowers the risk of cardiovascular disease, most likely due to lower blood cholesterol concentration.
Reduced Disease Severity
Omega-3 fatty acids may help prevent or reduce the severity of many diseases, including diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, and inflammatory diseases including osteoarthritis. 
Studies on omega-3 and omega-6 find that a 4:1 ratio was associated with a 70% decrease in total mortality. 
Inadequate intake of omega-3 fatty acids may increase the risk of several mental health issues, including depression, bipolar disorder, autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and suicidal ideation. 
Why Pureform Omega Natural?
According to data collected by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a “significant number of American adults are not meeting the recommendations for omega-3 fatty acid intake” . Common signs of a fatty acid deficiency include the following:
- Dry skin
- Excessive thirst
- Cracked heels
- Dry mouth
- Brittle fingernails
In addition, children with high fatty deficiency ratings showed poorer reading and general ability, while male children exhibited signs associated with decreased spelling and working memory. 
Since the body cannot produce them on its own, Pure Form Omega Natural can provide the body with the essential fatty acids it needs for good health.
This patented formula contains the following organic, all-natural, plant-based ingredients:
- Alpha-Linoleic Acid is an omega-3 fatty acid that helps reduce pain and prevent depression and autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
- Gamma-Linolenic Acid is an omega-6 fatty acid that helps with weight loss, energy support, and skin conditions.
- Linoleic Acid: is an omega-6 fatty acid that supports weight loss, healthy cell membranes, digestion, brain function, blood sugar, fat burning, and insulin function.
- PGE1 (prostaglandin E1) helps maintain electrolyte balance and insulin secretion, reduce inflammation, and protect the liver.
- Coconut oil: aids weight loss, cognitive function, and fighting infections.
- Pumpkin seed oil: helps relieve symptoms of menopause, promotes healthy skin and hair, and reduces inflammation, heart health, and immune function.
- Flaxseed oil assists with weight loss, heart health, immunity, cellulite reduction, and bowel function.
- Evening primrose oil supports osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hormone balance, and health of the hair and skin.
In addition to being plant-based, Pure Form Omega Natural is sugar-free, dairy-free, soy-free, and gluten-free. It is also available in liquid or capsule form.
The body can’t produce essential fatty acids: they must be consumed via foods such as oily fish or a few other select nuts and vegetables. Nevertheless, EFAs may help treat various health problems, ranging from mild issues such as dandruff and dry skin to more severe issues such as heart disease, depression, and chronic inflammation.
Pure Form Omega Natural is an all-natural product containing a healthy ratio of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. It is available for people of all ages and is an excellent way to provide your body with the essential fatty acid it needs. Order your supply today!
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