The Omega Diet
The Lifesaving Nutritional Program Based on the Best of the Mediterranean Diets
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
- HarperCollins, February 2011
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