Healthy Nutrition – Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Omega 6 Fatty Acids

Higher maternal plasma docosahexaenoic acid during pregnancy is associated with more mature neonatal
June 17, 2015
Handsan Microbiological Profile
June 17, 2015

Everyone knows that omega-3 fatty acids are beneficial for the health of your heart and your brain. But how many of us know anything about omega-6 fatty acids? And for that matter, how many of us know what the recommended intake ratio is for those two compounds? Most Americans consume omega-6s and omega-3s in a ratio of about 20:1. However, the ideal ratio of these two fatty acids is 4:1.

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