You have probably heard of essential amino acids, but did you know that certain fats are also essential ? These essential fatty acids must come from our diet because our bodies cannot make them.
Getting enough of the your essential fatty acids requires a bit of fishing, because they are not evenly distributed throughout nature (in contrast to essential amino acids).
This article cover all the basics on essential fatty acids:
- Which types of fats are essential?
- Why do we need these fatty acids?
- How much of them do we need?
- Which sources are best?
- Is more better?