Omega-3s are “essential” fatty acids because the body isn’t capable of producing them on its own. Therefore, we must rely on omega-3 foods in our diet to supply these extremely beneficial compounds. There are actually three different types of “omega-3s”: ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), DHA...
Replacing dietary saturated fats with polyunsaturated fats is controversial, and it is unclear whether the dietary ratio of omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids is important for human health. It has been claimed that among hunter-gatherer populations...