The health benefits of balancing your lipid intake with marine omega 3 fatty acids
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Whilst the fats portion of our diet has been demonized in recent years, it is, in fact, an essential part of our nutrition. The challenge is facilitating a healthy, balanced intake of fatty acids. Changes in lifestyle, agricultural practices and dietary preference over recent decades have made achieving a healthy balanced lipid intake virtually impossible for large sections of the population, necessitating dietary supplementation of several “vital” lipids either by fortified foods or supplements.
Anthropologists believe that the development of the human brain was because successful species obtained a significant portion of their diet from aquatic sources. Many fish and shellfish are useful sources of the omega 3 fatty acid, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), which is an essential structural part of the brain and facilitates communication between neurons. In addition, ...