Originally Posted by Neal Winkler
However, I disagree that walnuts are a good source, their omega-6
mega-3 ratio is 5:1. Other than that, you have to go with fish oil/cod liver oil/krill oil.
Actually it's more 4:1 ALA/LA ratio...but who is nitpicking. Ha.
I basically mentioned the walnuts because they are one of the best "whole" food sources for omega 3s, and also fall into the ideal ratio of where our omega 3-6 should be. Omega 6s are necessary as well, but need to be kept under control. Especially the conversion into AA which is the main issue of inflammation.
But, if you are looking for more omega 3s to counter act a high level of Omega 6 in your diet/body, then I totally agree Fish Oil is necessary. (prob 99% of us need that minus some people eating whale blubber all day at the north pole) Interesting is the ratio of EPA/DHA and while EPA is needed for anti-inflammation, we may need more DHA which can not be provided by normal fish oil (related thread on this already).