Avoid wear and tear
Less inflammation, less wear and tear.
Increased CRP indicates increase wear and tear.
Keep insulin lower.
Keep cortisol lower.
Antioxidant supplements can help over time.
Tests for inflammation
oxidative stress panel
fatty acid profile
allergy profile (IgE, IgE)
fasting and 2 hour glucose
The processing for omega 3's (anti-inflammatory) and omega 6's (inflammatory) use the same enzyme systems.
If you have too much omega 6, it out competes omega 3. Americans now have a typical ratio of 40 to 1 omega 6 to omega 3. Our ancestors had roughly 1 or 2 to 1
Note that the American Heart Association recommends as much as 4000 mg of omega 3. Many medical associations from around the world have similar recommendations.
Ötzi the Iceman, died 5000 years ago, he was approximately 45 years old.
He had a lot of wear and tear.