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Essential Fatty Acids: Are You Oiling the Machine?

Filed Under: Exercise and Fitness,Sports Nutrition at 2:17 pm | By: Kim McCorkell, Senior Editor
Udo's Oil 3-6-9 BlendStrength, stamina, and recovery. What food comes to mind? Oil? Doubtful. Yet athletes around the world have experienced greater strength, improved stamina and faster recovery using just that.

Just as cars and other high performance machines need oil to run, so do our bodies. The key to health from fats lies in taking the essential ones* in the proper ratio. Studies have shown that Omega Fatty Acids return the best results when taken in the ideal ratio of 2:1 omega-3 to omega-6 fatty acids. Udo’s Oil is the perfect example of this.

In the Danish Athlete Study, daily use of Udo’s Oil measured body composition, skin condition, energy, stamina, sleep, concentration, and general health and well being. Athletes took 1 Tbsp per 50 lbs of body weight per day. Reported benefits over 8 weeks were as follows:

  • 20% Decreased body fat
  • 23% Improved skin condition
  • 53% More energy and stamina
  • 32% Improved sleep
  • 30% Improved concentration
  • 66% Improvements in general health and well-being

In the Robert Universe Elite Athlete Case Study, athletes reported increased explosive power, strength, endurance and energy along with improvements in recovery, joint function and body composition while using Udo’s seed-based essential fatty acid formula.

The secret behind Udo’s Oil powerful formula:

  • Flax oil – benefits energy, performance, recovery and acts as an anti-inflammatory
  • Sunflower oil – benefits cell structure, energy and circulation
  • Sesame oil – benefits cell structure, circulation, energy and phytosterols
  • Coconut oil – benefits energy, contains antioxidants and acts as an anti-inflammatory
  • Rice germ oil – benefits energy, strength and contains antioxidants
  • Evening primrose oil – benefits recovery, acts as an anti-inflammatory, and contains GLA and polyphenols
  • Soy lecithin – benefits muscle response, cell membrane structure and digestion
  • Oat germ oil – benefits energy and oxygen, and contains phytosterols and antioxidants
  • Tocopherols – benefits protection and contains antioxidants

Oil the machine and help redefine athletic performance. Shop Udo’s Oil today.

*EFAs (essential fatty acids) aren’t found naturally in the body. They must be supplemented with diet. For more, see

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