There is much research emerging showing the benefits of fatty acids, including an interesting study undertaken in prisons in the United Kingdom showed a 35 per cent reduction of violent acts resulted when prisoners where simply given a nutritional supplement containing fatty acids.
Omega 3 & 6 is of interest to those who partake in sports because it optimises the functioning of the heart, the blood circulation and use of fats for the muscles. Research concludes that Omega 3 & 6 is favourable to optimise training and performance. There is also some evidence that intensive aerobic training augments the need for Omega 3.
More about omega fatty acids:
- What is the best source and what is the correct dose?
- Are there any side effects?
- Are they legal substances for athletes?
source Time-to-Run and Women’s Editor Cassandra Davis