EPA andDHAare the two essentialomega-3 fatty acids.
Where do you naturally find them? Fish, to a lesser degree algae, and the brains of land animals.
- If you don’t get omega-3 fatty acids, you get very ill.
- It might show up as cardiovascular disease or accelerated dementia or and
increased risk for autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis.
The average North American is deficient in omega-3 fatty acids because we eat foods that have been laden with processed oils, not the essential omega-3 fatty acids.