Back to Basics: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

What are omega-3 fatty acids? Omega-3 fatty acids are a major class of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs). PUFAs are different from saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids because they contain 2 or more double bonds in their carbon skeleton. The three main omega-3 fatty acids are alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). … Continue reading Back to Basics: Omega-3 Fatty Acids