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Your Brain on Omega 3: Balancing the O3 to O6 Ratio

The fats we eat come in all sorts and sizes, from polyunsaturated to saturated, long, medium, short chain and sterols. Each of these categories of fats plays a role in our bodies, from calorie source to energy storage to hormones, and even as signaling molecules sending messages back and forth between the cells of the brain, the endocrine system, and the immune system.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I am not clear why the subtitle of this article is “New Research”.  This data have been around since 1996 and has been constantly repeated and of course ignored. I feel the best way to balance the inflammation in the brain is to balance the inflammation in the blood. That is easily measured by the AA/EPA ratio with a drop of blood.

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