Are Omega-3s good and Omega-6s bad?

We at OmegaQuant are aware that there people generally consider omega-3s to be good and omega-6 to be bad. However, we think this may be too simplistic, even if biologically omega-6s and 3s are pro- and anti-inflammatory, respectively. Still, we have seen research...

What does it mean if my Omega-3 Index is below 8%?

The Omega-3 Index target range of 8-12% is important, but it doesn’t mean that anything below that is completely unhealthy, especially for those who might be at 6-7%. The research has shown that people in the 8-12% range tend to have better health outcomes in relation...

Can my Omega-3 Index be too high?

We talk a lot about low Omega-3 Index levels but we don’t talk about very high Omega-3 Index levels. First of all, having an Omega-3 index over 12% is very rare. About 3% of the individuals we’ve tested over the years had levels over 12%. We don’t have evidence that...

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