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Essential Fatty Acids Perform A Number Of Functions In The Diet

One of the most overlooked aspects of diet therapy is the correct use and the reasons for routinely using essential fatty acids (EFAs) as part of the diet program. EFAs are required in every diet to perform a number of functions in the body.

Essential fatty acids are important nutrients. For patients following a low calorie diet and for patients wishing to maintain good health, the intake of adequate amounts of EFAs is essential.


Essential fatty acids provide the following health advantages:

• The effective use of EFAs increases thermogenesis.

• EFAs, in adequate amounts, have been shown to help prevent heart disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid disorders, visual disorders, and skin diseases.

• Adequate intake of EFAs has been shown to help prevent eczematous lesions, refractive impetigo, dry scaly skin, coarse and sparse hair. EFAs minimize many common complaints making the dieting process more comfortable for patients.

• EFAs in adequate amounts help to ensure a healthier patient during the dieting process.

• EFAs are particularly important in maintaining weight loss in formerly obese people after weight loss.

• Adequate amounts of EFAs are particularly important in obese patients, whose need for a balanced intake of EFAs may be greater than the general population.


Nutritional Resources Inc., Healthwise EFAs provide Omega3 and Omega 6 in the correct physiological ratio, and because the unique formula, which provides EFA sourcing from Borage, Flax and Fish oil, is a product that is well tolerated by patients. The unique blend provided in Healthwise EFAs provides the benefits of essencial fatty acids without the fishy after taste.


So, from a business prospective, the use of EFAs as a routine component of your program creates an opportunity to increase the overall profitability of your business.


Download our EFA Brochure to learn more about HealthWise EFAs.




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