There are 11 kinds of omega-3 fatty acids. These essential fats have been comprehensively studied for their health benefits.
Every year, Americans spend more than $2.5 billion on pills and food that contain omega-3 fatty acids (1).
How do you know if your money is well spent?
Focus on the most important omega-3 fatty acids: EPA, DHA and ALA.
Omega-3 fatty acids can come from animals or plants:
- ALA is mostly found in plants.
- EPA and DHA are mostly found in animal foods like fatty fish.
For more information on the benefits of adding omega-3 fatty acids to your diet, please visit authoritydiet.com.