Omega 3 & Omega 6 are essential fatty acids (EFAs) that cannot be manufactured in the body. The are needed for overall health in the body but especially that of the skin, immune system, brain and the heart. They help to prevent inflammation which is thought to be one of the causes of ageing. Amongst many other benefits, they are also a good mood stabiliser and help to enhance brain function and memory. Omega 3 taken in a supplement form (if you do not get enough EFAs from your diet) A deficiency of esstential fatty acids, can help dry skin, dry hair without a lustre and nails that are brittle and slow-growing.
A good source of EFAs are found in avocado pears, cold water, oily fish such as salmon, olive and coconut oils, raw nuts, flaxseed.
Environ Omega 3 dietary supplement is a blend of mercury-free deep ocean fish oils with 30% Omega 3 fatty acids. The capsule is gelatin-free and it contains no preservatives, yeast, gluten, lactose or sugar.
We are stockists of the Environ quality Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids at Dr Ian Webster, 29 Bright Street, Somerset West, Cape Town. Tel : 021-852 5858/9.