Do we need ‘Smart Fats’? Well let’s see… But 1st off, what ARE smart fats..? The body can synthesize most of the fats it needs from the diet. However, two essential fatty acids, linoleic and alpha-linolenic, cannot be synthesized in the body and must be obtained from food. These basic fats, found in plant … Continue reading The Inside Scoop on Smart Fats
We all keep hearing how omega-6 is bad and omega-3 is good, and how your ratio of 6 to 3 should be like 3:1 or lower. This seems to be fueling a whole industry of wonder supplements, supposed to do just that: adjust our ratio of omega-3 to 6. What if… it were as easy … Continue reading A GOOD Omega-6 Fatty Acid to Manage Inflammation?