Article contributed by Starr Lindegger (Botswana-based Banting Buddies coach)
Do you suffer from depression? Are you often tired and irritable? Do you look older than your actual age? Are your eyes often dry? Do you have cracked heels?
A deficiency in omega-3 can cause or contribute to the above ailments, as well as more serious mental and physical health problems. The reality is that many people today are omega-3 deficient. Most of us just don’t eat enough oily fish, and if you are a child or a vegetarian/vegan, you are particularly at risk of omega-3 deficiency.