By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness
September 18, 2017
- Are plant-based omega-3 fatty acids the same as those that come from fish?
- Here’s what flaxseed and Ahiflower® are missing
- The best source of omega-3s on earth
One of the supplements I recommend everyone take… every single day… is omega-3 fatty acids. Your body doesn’t produce them on its own, and it can’t function without them. So these essential oils have to come from dietary sources.
But surprisingly, choosing an appropriate omega-3 supplement isn’t nearly as cut-and-dried as you might think.
Part of the confusion arises when plant-based products, like flaxseed oil, claim to provide omega-3 benefits. It sounds good in theory, especially if you’re a vegetarian. However, plant-based omega-3s are not interchangeable with those that come from fish oil. Continue reading