Omega-3 fatty acids


1)Please watch the following videos on Omega-3 fatty acids and answer the following questions.


2)Please keep a one to two day food journal and record your intake of fat and oils. What type did you consume? Did you have a source of Omega- 3 fatty acids? Was it from fish or from a vegetarian source? Do you have a plan to increase your intake?  Describe your plan. What fats or oils will you decrease and which ones will you increase?

3)What did you learn about the Omega-6 to Omega- 3 ratio?

4)Please write four interesting facts about Omega-3 fatty acids that you learned from the videos.

5)Why is it hard to get the long chain fatty acids EPA and DHA from plant sources?