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    Omega-3 Fats and Your Health

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr April 1, 2021

    Essential fatty acids are the fats you can only get through diet; your body can’t make them. The two essential fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fat and linoleic acid, an omega-6 fat. Enzymes in your body convert ALA into longer chain omega-3 fats known as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These fats are crucial for your health and wellbeing. What omega-3 fats do Every human…

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