The Omega Diet

ISBN: 9780060930233

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The Omega Diet

by Artemis P. Simopoulos

The medically proven diet that restores your body’s essential nutritional balance

“Good fats”—essential fatty acids—influence every aspect of our being, from the beating of our hearts to our ability to learn to remember. There are two types of essential fatty acids (EFAs), omega-6 and omega-3. The problem with our modern diet is that it contains far more omega-6 fatty acids than omega-3s. This hidden imbalance makes us more vulnerable to heart disease, cancer, obesity, autoimmmune diseases, allergies, diabetes, and depression.

The Omega Diet is a natural, time-tested diet that balances the essential fatty acids in your diet. It is packed with delicious food that contain the “good” fats, including real salad dressing, cheese, eggs, fish—even the occasional chocolate dessert—and an abundance of antioxidant-rich fruits, vegetables, and legumes.

The Omega Diet provides:

seven simple dietary guidelines for optimal physical and mental health

a concise guide to the foods you need to restore your body’s nutritional balance

a diet plan that lets you eat fat as you lose fat

fifty delicious recipes that are quick and easy to prepare

a comprehensive three-week menu to help you get started.