If I Want An Omega-3 Supplement, Should I Choose One from Plants or Fish?

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Which brings me to a big issue, the source of the Omega 3. So, compare the fish source of Omega 3's from somebody's plant sources. The plant based sources of Omega 3's are good sources of EPA which is one of the Omega 3's in the fish oil, but you need the EPA and DHA and DHA has been shown to be very very helpful for the neurotransmitters to hook up with the brain cells and so that's probably what's giving the most effect in those kinds of things.

So, not eating fish for months at a time is going to be a problem because you don't convert for example flaccid which is great for some omega 3's into the kind you need for your brain? Exactly.