May I be lazy and use your brain instead of mine?

Discussion in 'Healthful Living / Natural Treatments' started by DDD, Nov 26, 2007.

  1. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    What does 3-6-9 mean? I "think" it is Omegas that come in pill form but I'm too swamped to research.

    Any easy answer for an overtaxed brain?? Thanks. DDD
     
  2. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    There are Omega 3s, but there are also 6 and 9s. These are just more Omega fatty acids that your body needs.

    Some vitamin companies are selling a 3-6-9 combo. My kids love them.
     
  3. DDD

    DDD Well-Known Member

    That must be the 2-6-9 that was referred to by my acquaintance.
    Are they available in standard stores or just in health food stores? Can't hurt to try! Thanks. DDD
     
  4. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    I have not seen them in a regular grocery store except for Wegman's and Whole Foods, which cater to natural foods and organic buyers. You should have no problem finding them in a health food store or a grocery store that caters to natural foods.
     
  5. InNeedOfGrace

    InNeedOfGrace New Member

    Hello, I am new to the site, but I thought I could jump in here. My husband works for a company that produces omega 3, 6, and 9 products. These essential fatty acids are low in typical north american diets. Many of them come from nuts and seeds and also from certain fish. A couple of studies suggest that children who display ADHD behaviors were low in Omega fatty acids. We have been giving DS age 3 cod liver oil (which contains omega 3-6-9's) and it seems to help his wild and out of control behavior at least to some extent. Where my husband works they make a berry flavored version that our DS loves to take--almost like candy. Also, there is a book by Dr. Chilton about diet and inflamatory diseases that talks about not having the correct balance of fatty acids in our diet. Hope that is informative. =)
     
  6. Lothlorien

    Lothlorien Active Member Staff Member

    Well, hello there InneedofGrace! Welcome to the site and thank you for the information.

    I hope you will come out and introduce yourself on the general board.
     
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