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Five essential facts about essential fats

They don’t call them essential fats for nothing! Here we share five essential facts you might not know about essential fats...

Fatty acids are essential to a healthy lifestyle


Your body produces almost all the fats it needs through your everyday diet. However, there are two essential fatty acids, linoleic and alpha-linolenic, that cannot be manufactured by our bodies and must therefore be obtained from food or supplements.

Sleep tight

Medical studies have suggested that taking omega-3 supplements can help us to maintain a longer and sounder pattern of sleep. Omega-3 is also credited with assisting the body in producing the hormones, such as melatonin, that help us to fall to sleep.

Beautiful skin

A diet with plenty of omega-3 fatty acids is known to help maintain smoother and more youthful-looking skin. In addition, such supplements help to reduce the effects of common skin conditions including acne, eczema and psoriasis.

Helping the Heart

Fish oil supplements can be useful in lowering high levels of triglyceride, a type of blood fat that puts you at a higher risk of heart disease. A diet rich in omega-3, alongside exercise and weight loss, can significantly reduce the change of suffering from a heart attack or diabetes.   

Keeping you supple

Fish oil supplements are also proven to help the body fight symptoms of stiffness and joint pain often associated with Rheumatoid arthritisOmega-3 supplements also assist the of anti-inflammatory drugs used to treat aching joints and sports injuries.

If you’d like to enjoy the benefits of supplementing your diet with essential fatty acids, click here to find out how Jersey Foodstate can help!

Why Foodstate Supplements

98% of so-called “natural” supplements are made from the same synthetic chemicals which our bodies can’t easily recognise. We turn to these supplements to fill a nutritional void without realising we can’t properly absorb, recognise and use them.

We can only benefit from food nutrients, and that is exactly the form we provide with our Foodstate supplements. Click here to find out more.