BodyBio Balance Oil delivers a balanced 4:1 ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids from unrefined, organic sunflower and flax seed oils. 16 fl oz.
4:1 Ratio of Organic Sunflower and Flax Seed Oil Blend in its Virgin State
Fatty acids are not only good for you -- they are Essential!
The best ratio of Essential Fatty Acids is a 4:1 of Omega 6 to Omega 3, the exact ratio you receive from BodyBio Balance Oil.
This special formulation of organic sunflower and flax is now available as BodyBio Balance Oil!
What is BodyBio Balance 4:1 Oil used for?
Essential Oils (EFA’s) are simply essential. We must consume them or we will not survive. Today’s food supply (supermarket stuff) is out of balance. The oils that are on the shelf are not correct for optimum health. There is usually little to no Omega 3. Or, there is too much Omega 3, such as found in plain flax oil. Quite simply, we need enough fatty acids, in the right balance, for the human body to function consistently & properly. The correct ratio has been thoroughly researched and is 4:1 (4 parts of omega 6, linoleic acid, to 1 part of omega 3, linolenic acid).
What is the recommended dosage of BodyBio Balance Oil?
Approximately 2-4 tablespoons of BodyBio Balance Oil should be taken daily, preferably with protein.
What, exactly, is protein?
An easy way to remember what protein is: “protein is anything that moves”. That would include animals & fish. Some cheeses, soy, and beans are also high in protein.
Why should BodyBio Balance Oil to be taken with Protein?
The cell membrane is a 50/50 combination of lipids & proteins. Mixing BodyBio Balance Oil with Protein protects the sensitive oils & is a good way to try to reproduce the natural structure of foods.
What are the ingredients?
BodyBio Balance Oil is a blend of organic cold pressed sunflower and flax oils in a scientifically determined blend of a 4:1 ratio of Omega 6 to Omega 3.
Why can’t BodyBio Balance Oil be used to cook with?
Dramatic heat will destroy the double bonds of the lipids, which makes them rancid, so it is best to add after cooking. We suggest upon receipt, that the oil be stored in the freezer, and then stored in a refrigerator after opening.
Are there any side effects from taking BodyBio Balance Oil?
No side effects have ever been reported to us.
How long will 1 bottle of BodyBio Balance Oil last?
Each bottle contains 16 ounces & there are 3 tablespoons in an ounce (approx. 48-1 tablespoon servings).
BodyBio was founded in 1995 by Dr. Patricia Kane and her entrepreneurial partner and husband, Edward Kane.
In 1995, Ed and Patricia Kane, Ph.D. developed a medical database program that would produce a list of required nutrients based on an individual’s blood chemistry results. It links nutritional deficiencies to a person’s blood chemistry/CBC and red cell fatty acids, and provides recommendations to correct those deficiencies, known as The BodyBio Report.
Focusing on evidence based nutrition for over 25 years, Dr. Kane has written numerous articles and books for both the scientific community and the public. Dr. Kane’s primary interest is in fatty acids, nutritional biochemistry, cell membrane function and neurological disturbances, and has a long standing interest in the challenging areas of seizure disorders, autism, traumatic brain injury, MS, ALS, Parkinson’s, CFIDS, and heavy metal toxicity. Her dedication and success in working with children and adults with fragile brain architecture and patients with challenging neurological problems has brought her widespread recognition in the field of nutritional biochemistry.
Dr. Kane works with doctors across the country addressing complex metabolic disorders and lipid disturbances with targeted nutritional intervention.
Dr. Kane serves as Director of Medical Research at BodyBio, having developed a biomedical analysis system for fatty acid and biochemical testing. Her expertise in boldly addressing complex metabolic aberrations and lipid disturbances with targeted nutritional intervention for neurological disorders has led to direct nutrient application utilized by medical doctors worldwide. Her clinical experience, working with physicians, spans 30 years.
Cost Per Serving: $0.70
Delivery type: Liquid
Made In: USA
Serving size: 1 tablespoon
Servings per container: 33
|Calories from Fat||120||-|
|Total Fat||13 g||20%|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g||7%|
|Trans Fat||0 g||-|
|Linoleic (omega-6)||8.3 g||-|
|Linoleic (omega-3)||2.1 g||-|
|Oleic (omega-9)||1.9 g||-|
Organic unrefined sunflower seed oil, organic unrefined flax seed oil and natural mixed tocopherols
Shake well, take 1-2 tablespoons daily.
Not for cooking.
This product does not replace a fish oil supplement and I recommend continuing to take your fish oil supplement. In particular, check out the number of milligrams of DHA and EPA, the two primary omega-3 fatty acids. Aim for about 1g of EPA + DHA. Consider this fish oil supplement: http://healthygoods.com/seeking-health-optimal-fish-oil-burp-free.html
Flaxseed is a plant-derived omega-3 fatty acid. Flaxseed oil contains alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) which can be partially converted to EPA and DHA. Unfortunately, research shows that only about 5% of ALA converts to EPA, and just 1% converts to DHA, under optimal conditions. While flaxseed oil may contain many health-promoting benefits, it does not provide you with the necessary amounts of EPA and DHA.
Omega-6 fatty acids (Linoleic Acid) are found mainly in corn, soybean, safflower, and sunflower oils and, although essential, these fatty acids are over consumed and out of balance with omega-3 fatty acids in the modern Western food supply. For these reasons, omega-6 supplementation is not needed for non-strict-vegan westerners. However, there is one type of omega-6 (Gamma Linolenic Acid, or GLA) that does require supplementation. GLA is found in a few sources such as borage and evening primrose oils.
Here are the Yahuda research references I found: https://www.bodybio.com/BodyBio/docs/BodyBioBulletin-4to1Oil.pdf At the end, reference numbers 88-100. Here is another reference which supports the 4:1 ratio. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12442909 As I said, most people get plenty of omega-6's, so need more omega-3's to bring that ratio down to 4:1 in the body.
Please let me know if you have any other questions.
In Health and Happiness,
Kelly Harrington, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist for Healthy Goods