Omega 3 Science

* Omega-3 fatty acids explained June 13 2012

Understanding the chemistry of the polyunsaturated Omega-3 fatty acids   Omega-3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), sometimes referred to as N-3 polyunsaturated. They are unsaturated, which means that some Hydrogen atoms are replaced with Carbon double bonds, thus getting rid of saturation with Hydrogen. Most of the Omega-3 fatty acids are derived in their natural state from plant and animal fats.  Human bodies cannot create an Omega-3 double bond, in...
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