Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Q Why should I balance my intake of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids?
Dr. Grant Cooper, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationIt is extremely important that you change your eating habits to have a more balanced ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acids. The ratio should be 4:1 or less, but I recommend a ratio of no more than 2:1 for most people, in order to reduce the risk of... Full Answer
- Q What are the health benefits of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyIf you’re only going to take one supplement, DHA is the one you need. DHA, or docosahexaenoic acid, is an omega-3 fatty acid that makes up a significant portion of your brain tissue. Lower DHA levels are associated with a smaller brain... Full Answer