- Serving as a precursor for many hormones, including Testosterone and Estrogen
- Maintaining cell membrane integrity and fluid
- Contributing to the formation of bile acids
When too much LDL (bad) cholesterol circulates in the blood, it can slowly build up in the inner walls of the arteries that feed the heart and brain. Together with other substances, it can form plaque, this is a thick, hard deposit that can narrow the arteries and make them less flexible. This condition is known as atherosclerosis. If a clot forms and blocks a narrowed artery, heart attack or stroke can result.
They also contain potassium to regulate blood pressure and the nutrient foliate for heart health, add avocado to your salad to makes the fat soluble vitamins more available to your body.
What is the big deal about Essential Fatty Acids?
Omega 6 [Linoleic Acid]
- Loss of Hair
- Liver and kidney degeneration
- Failure to heal wounds (indicating a run down immune system)