Unfortunately busy life styles and multi tasking has taken its toll on the diets of many as convenience and fast foods are consumed at the detriment to our overall health. As sadly lots of fast foods are high in calories yet low in nutrients so we have to realise that food is our fuel it's what sustains us keeps us fit and healthy physically and mentally. And we know how unhappy being over weight can make us so it's up to us to establish whats really important to us so we can make better choices for our own sake. .
We all know the benefits of eating a healthy balanced diet including as many whole foods as possible including omega 3 fatty acids. This is based on. a US study started in Michigan where they have been monitoring people for 50 years and for this study monitored 2200 people over 11 years, the resulting thinking is that higher levels of omega 3 can increase life expectancy by around 5 years!
Here's an article in Science daily, please see:
And for those who want to increase their omega 3 levels here's a link with the foods highest in omega 3:
At the end of the day a balanced diet is not an austere diet but a diet that sustains us and our personal needs and literally gives us the strength to cope in this modern busy world of ours.
And I've realised after reading this that I don't eat enough omega3 rich foods.