We know we should take our omegas (fatty acids). We know omegas are good for us, yet many of us know very little about omegas.
When we hear omegas, we might think of omega 3 and omega 6, the ones mentioned most often in health news. Some of us might even relate omegas to fatty fish, fish oil, nuts, and cod liver oil.
Fact is, our body needs omega 6 and omega 3 – yet balance is crucial
But few of us recall or understand that an excess of one omega (omega 6) can actually increase inflammation while a deficiency in another omega (omega 3) can actually increase the risk of cancer or depression.
So, today, we’ll talk about omega fatty acids, focusing on omega 3 and omega 6.Continue reading