Omega-3 fatty acid is often misnamed an “alternative” or “natural” medication. Penicillin was, of course, derived from a living organism and was therefore “natural” in the same way that Omega-3s are natural. Currently, Omega-3 supplements are primarily derived from fish, and like penicillin, they have a therapeutic effect.
Omega-3 fatty acids are often referred to as “essential” fatty acids (EFAs) because they are needed for human health but are not sufficiently produced by...Read more
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