The only healthy fatty acids
- By Team TDO
DHA (or DocosaHexaenoic Acid), essential for both kids and adults, is the principal polyunsaturated fat present in the central nervous system which has effect on brain chemistry, development and functioning...very important to say the least.
The top source of omega-3 fatty acids is cold-water fish and fish oils. Other foods like some vegetable oils, walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, peanuts, flaxseed and eggs contain this fatty acids too. These are essential to protect the brain, thus it is recommended taking an omega-3 supplements, usually fish oil because of its high concentration of readily absorbed DHA.
The research in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases shows omega-3 fatty acid to be helpful in preventing these diseases. Omega-3 fatty acids should be included in the everyday diets of each individual as they form into key components of development during the entire course of a person's life cycle.