Omega 3

By Maille Devlin

Omega 3s have been a hot topic in not only the healthcare world but in general media for a few years now. What are these mysteriously healthy fats? Why are they so good for us? How do we get more?

What are they?

Omega 3 fatty acids are a group of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) that are needed for the proper structure and function of our cells. These fats are not made by our body in high enough quantities and are therefore considered essential parts of the diet. There is some debate over the use of the word essential for omega 3s as their parent molecule is...

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