Omega-3 fatty acids consist of the molecules oxygen, carbon and hydrogen. They have a diverse range of health benefits and are polyunsaturated fats. These health benefits include heart health, improved cognition, anti-inflammation, anti-cancer properties and even better mood.
Out of the eleven omega-3 fatty acids, there are three crucial types; DHA, ALA and EPA. Plant sources contain ALA like flax seeds while EPA and DHA comes from animal sources like salmon.
To learn more about the important 3 types of omega-3 fatty acids, and where to obtain them as well as the health benefits, check out the infographic below.