Re: Fish Oil Supplements?
- From: Trinkwasser <spam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 20:00:41 +0100
On Thu, 15 Apr 2010 18:59:25 -0700, Billy <wildbilly@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
In article <ni7fs55jtinjt102r1lhvl9vpjj4p7dg3i@xxxxxxx>,
Trinkwasser <spam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Most native-historical diets appear to have a 3:6 balance between 2:1
and 1:4, current low fat diets using processed seed oil may be 1:20 or
Are those ratios of omega-3s to omega-6s? Pollan has noted that we are
probaly at a 1:10 ratio, and that the Ideal would be parity, 1:1.
Yes, probably there's some leeway either side of 1:1 but nothing like
what we're currently eating. The two types of fats compete for various
other chemicals in the metabolic processing.
Like the confusion between the effects of trans fats and sat fats,
some authorities lump all polyunsaturates together when it's
principally the Omega 3s that cause the health benefits
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