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Autism Diet Therapy and Omega 3

Omega-3 Oils Used in Autism Diet Therapy

New report optimistic, controlling omega-3 ratios in autism diet therapy shows benefits.

There are theories abounding now on omega-3 levels and the effect they have on autism disorder syndrome. Levels of omega-3 are being studied for treating autism with diet therapy. The scrutiny is over the level of omega-3 in the body compared to omega-6. The thought is that either there may be too much or too little.

Omega-3 and autism diet therapy

Controlling Omega-3 in autism diet therapy shown beneficial.

Omega 3 fatty acids are the types of fats that are most often present in marine life as well a plants. The critical for a normal functioning metabolism. It is not possible to synthesize Omega 3 fatty acid. Often they are referred to as essential acids.

Higher rates of omega-6 compared to omega-3 are indicated in many diseases including cardiovascular, cancer, asthma and developmental.

NewAutism.com reports of research into the use of omega-3 for healing autism with diet therapy.

After six weeks of use, researchers have found improved sleep, cognition, social interaction, and eye contact in autistic patients given omega-3 supplements. It is also thought that omega-3 might help reduce cardiac issues in autistic patients on antipsychotic drugs. Omega-3 is essential for proper cellular function and enhances brain cell membranes and promotes the growth of neurons in the brain. While it is a safe supplement to take, there are possible side effects such as nausea, nose bleeds, and a fishy-smelling burp. A 3g dose is considered to be safe for adults, but doctors should be consulted on the proper dosage for children.

For the rest of their post visit http://www.newautism.com/omega-3-may-help-alleviate-the-symptoms-of-autism/1814/.

Omega-6 to omega-3 ratios can very for optimal health according to each individual. Ideally a 1:1 ratio is preferred. We’ve seen reports about the standard American diet being from as low as 17:1 to as high as 50:1.

There is no question that keeping a low ratio of omega oil is beneficial. The reports of the benefits of omega-3 oils for autism diet therapy are promising.

Do you know what your omega oil ratios are? Please leave us your comments and questions below.

 

 

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