You already know that Omega-3 fatty acids support heart health and brain function but have you ever wondered why they're a required supplement for the Ideal Protein weight loss program?
Ideal Health Center has always provided Omega 3's to our dieters; however recently, O3’s have become a mandatory addition to a new dieter’s Week 1 bag. It doesn't cost extra out-of-pocket, when a new dieter starts with us, yet they still reap the benefits. And there are many.
ENERGY FACILITATOR: Omega 3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) lower your insulin levels and any extra calories you eat are burned off for energy, instead of being stored for later use (as body fat).
FAT BLOCKER: All Omega 3 sources are anti-lipogenic (they block fat storage in your body) and increase your metabolic rate, so you burn body fat faster.
STRESS POPPER: Omega 3 oils lower cortisol levels, a stress-related hormone that causes you to store rather than burn off extra calories.
BLOOD BOOSTER: Omega 3 fatty acids are proven to improve the blood flow to muscles during exercising, thus increasing your body’s ability to burn more fat.
ROCK STAR POWER: Eating a diet rich in Omega 3 foods or using Omega 3 supplements, normalizes low blood sugar levels and as a result, you have more energy and drive to exercise
LIVER LOVER: Omega 3 fatty acids improve your liver's ability to burn fat.
And if that’s not enough, O3’s helps keep the cell walls permeable to release toxins and take in nutrients—essential for the brain (DHA) since you have a reduced fat intake while on the Ideal Protein diet and (EPA) for anti-inflammation.
Don’t you love good fat? Our current Omega dietary supplement is being reformulated to a more potent blend of krill and fish oil. Watch for Omega-3 Plus, coming soon!
Dionne is a certified Ideal Protein coach who lost 25 pounds following the protocol way back when. Since then she's learned to cook healthier meals (and actually eat them), get a daily dose of iron in the form barbells and kettle bells and is usually training to improve her time in an upcoming half marathon.