The good news is that we can balance our diet by adding a few Omega 3 fats, and eliminating some of the Omega 6 fats. By planning ahead and putting a few walnuts in a snack ziplock to take with you, you can stretch out your eating times with a healthy snack. By adding a little tuna to a salad, you will find yourself adding in Omega 3 rich foods to your diet quite easily.
Diabetes.about.com has a list of primary foods to substitute for fast foods. Here are some ideas to help you make healthier food choices.
Omega 3 - use these items more often
- Salmon, sardines, herring, tuna and other cold water fish
- Walnuts, ground flaxseed
- Canola Oil, Olive Oil
- Dark green leafy vegetables
- Eggs from free range chickens
- Daily supplements
- Nuts and seeds
- Vegetable Oils (soybean, corn, cottonseed,sunflower, and safflower oils)