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Women Convert More Flax Fat to Good Fat Than Men

Omega-3 fats are considered essential fats because our body can not make them. For the most part the most valuable omega-3 fats are the longer chain fats like DHA and EPA that are nearly exclusively found in fish oils. Humans have a very limited capacity to convert smaller and less useful omega-3 fats like the ALA found in flax oil, to the more useful higher order fats EPA and DHA. Earlier studies were really clear in showing that fish oils work far better than flax oil for controlling...

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