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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression

What Are Omega-3 Fatty Acids? Omega 3 fatty acids are nutrients absolutely necessary for human health. Since our bodies cannot synthesize omega 3 fatty acids, it is essential that we obtain them from our diets, hence they are commonly called essential fatty acids. The most common source of omega 3 fats is coldwater fatty fish such as salmon, but other sources include seafood, nuts, eggs and fish oil supplements. There are two major omega 3 fatty acids – DHA and EPA – that have gained consider... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Tuesday, October 19, 2010