In 100 Words: why not all omega-3 fatty acids are created equal

Many foods possess omega-3 fatty acids naturally (flax, hemp, walnuts, etc) and others have it added in by food companies (orange juice, eggs, cheese).  What you should know is that there is only one omega-3 fatty acid that has been proven to protect your heart and that is omega-3 found in fish oil.  While all omega-3’s are beneficial for helping to reduce “bad”  cholesterol and optimal brain functioning ONLY fish oil has the type of EPA (eicosapentaonic acid) that has been proven to reduce inflammation and the type of plaque that often leads to cardiovascular disease.  It tastes terrible but works wonders!

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