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Essential Fatty Acids In Food

20 Apr 2014

              Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are actually the good fats that have off late has become very important for their positive health benefits. They are extremely vital to human health but cannot be synthesized by the body, hence must obtain from various foods. There are two main types of essential fatty acids: Omega 3 fatty acids: Along with numerous proteins and carbohydrates, fats are also a class of nutrient with the primary purpose of providing the body with energy. Omega 3 is not a single nutrient but a family of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids helps in improving blood cholesterol levels, prevent ...