Monday, April 9, 2012
Fancy that Fiddlehead
Did you know Fiddleheads contain EPA Omega 3, Omega 6 fatty acids as well as high concentrations of antioxidants.
Linoleic Acid and arachidonic acid are fatty acids contained in Fiddleheads. Fiddleheads have 2 out of the 3 essential fatty acids.
Vital functions of fatty acids are to:
* Lower triglyceride levels.
* Helping to eradicate plaque from the walls of the arteries.
* Lowering Blood pressure.
* Altering the production or leukotrienes which aggravate inflammation in the body. This has shown to be beneficial, especially to those suffering from conditions such as arthritis, lupus, psoriasis and other inflammation related ailments.
* Constructing body membranes EFAs (Essential Fatty Acids) work with cholesterol and protein to repair old cell membranes and construct new ones.
The type and concentration of Omega 3 fatty acids in Fiddleheads are UNUSUAL for vegetable tissue. The additional presence of Omega 6 further demonstrates the unique combination of indigenous fatty acids in Fiddleheads.
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