Category Archives: Cardiovascular Disease

Essential Fatty Acids: Omega-6 overload?

Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are considered essential fatty acids because the human body cannot manufacture them.  They must be obtained from dietary sources. Essential fatty acids are building blocks for hormones involved with immune function, blood clotting, cell growth and cell membranes.  Fatty acids are also crucial for normal brain function and growth & development. … Read More »