We have been discussing nutrition concerns, and another common one is Omega-3 fatty acids, which are vital for normal metabolism; however, some of the potential health benefits of supplementation are controversial yet are marketed widely, in spite of inconclusive evidence. Keep in mind, these large oil pills are putting more fat into the body. If you are overeating, do not expect more calories from fat to help you. The French example we discussed yesterday provided enough support to let you know that it is not about the source of fat. The French eat less fish and more pork than Americans. Longevity is the result of eating in the boundaries of hunger and fullness. The reason the French live longer is because they are not overweight. Notice their serving sizes are smaller than Americans; they consume less calories overall. Volume is the key to being thin and thin is the key to longevity.
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