Fats 101: Omega 3 Fatty Acids

When you begin the ketogenic diet, consuming enough fat is essential for becoming fat adapted. Omega 3 fatty acids provide valuable fat to your diet, but did you know that they also help reduce your risk of chronic diseases? Studies show that omega 3 fatty acids reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s disease, just to name a few. Next time you’re meal prepping, try one of these tasty sources of omega 3 fatty acids.

 

Reference: Greene, Amanda E., et al. “Caloric Restriction Inhibits Seizure Susceptibility in Epileptic EL Mice by Reducing Blood Glucose.” Wiley Online Library, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd (10.1111), 12 Jan. 2002.